The AERIE FUND helps gamers overcome catastrophic events. Our unique fundraising initiatives and community building projects are supported by gamers, streamers, and developers who seek to impact social change via ‘gaming for a cause.’ Our specialties include customized fundraising efforts, gaming community outreach, and raising awareness of issues that directly impact gamers.
We are 100% funded by our partnerships with players, streamers, and developers who seek to make magic happen in real life. Our goal is make fundraising and awareness initiatives both fun and rewarding. Join our ranks! Become a supporter and play for a cause!
Are you a gamer in need of assistance, or do you know someone who is? Are you a community leader who would like us to help raise awareness for an important cause? Please contact us immediately and let AERIE Fund help! We work with players, communities, and developers to create customized fundraising/awareness campaigns using all of the tools and networks at our disposal.
Here is our process:
- Applicants for aid will be reviewed via our selection process.
- If accepted, AERIE Fund will determine the scope of the project and create an action plan and time-line for success.
- AERIE will then handle promotion, fund-raising, reward/merch distribution and the detail-work so you (our benefactor) can focus on recovery and well-being.
That’s it! We’ve built a tried and true action model that we will put to work for you. Thanks to our supporters and partners, we will get you the assistance that you need to keep playing games with us today and tomorrow.
The AERIE (Avatar’s Emergency Relief Initiative) Fund was formed early in 2017 by community members from the Shroud of the Avatar gaming community.
Our origin started with a desire to help a fellow community member overcome a catastrophic health issue. Our initial goal of crowdfunding to help our friend in need morphed into a community and developer-wide partnership that exceeded our initial expectations many-fold. [Read the whole story here].
Our successful effort not only provided our friend with the financial assistance he desperately needed, it built the model for the AERIE Fund going forward. We had so much fun helping a fellow player beat the odds, we decided to make the AERIE Fund an official 501c3 entity to further our works.
Our mission is continue to do ‘good works through gaming’ by providing fun and rewarding ways help others, build friendships, and turn gaming time into a positive force for social change. We are open to partnering with any gaming community who would like the AERIE Fund to serve their constituents and help strengthen their communities. .