Based on press release issued by EVOS Esports, COVID-19 Charity Initiatives By EVOS Esports With Southeast Asia’s Esports and Gaming Community.
EVOS Esports, the No.1 esports organization in Southeast Asia, managing top gaming talents such as Emperor (Jonathan Liandi), Dyland PROS (Dyland Maximus Zydano), Angel (Angelica Anastasya) and Jeanice (Jeanice Ang), recently launched multiple COVID-19 charity initiatives including partnering together with the Southeast Asia esports and gaming community.
In Indonesia, EVOS Esports organized charity showmatches between their Indonesia and Singapore Mobile Legends: Bang Bang teams; successfully raising close to 100 Million Rupiah which was donated to various charities that are at the front line of the battle with COVID-19.
In Thailand, EVOS Esports’ ROV (Realm of Valor) team together with EVOS Esports professional esports athlete Sandee personally cooked and delivered 3,000 boxed meals to the slum areas to help the less fortunate. EVOS Esports also encouraged the esports community in Thailand to donate to the local hospitals, thereafter fans received a free EVOS Esports jersey.
Over 50,000 masks and surgical gloves were donated to hospitals in Indonesia and Thailand.
Ivan Yeo, co-founder and CEO of EVOS Esports said: “EVOS Esports is committed to supporting the less fortunate during these tough times. Many frontliners are risking their lives to perform their duties while we stay safe at home. We have taken steps to do the little that we can to impact lives positively, and are truly humbled and thankful to the esports and gaming community for their continuous support in our charity initiatives.”
In Singapore, EVOS Esports’ Mobile Legends: Bang Bang team supported the Play Apart Together SG campaign via showmatches together with other esports organisations, streamers and influencers; organized by Zenway Productions in partnership with the Community Chest Singapore; whereby a total of SGD6,340 was raised and the net proceeds will be donated to the Home Nursing Foundation, Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics, and Community Chest to support the frontline and migrant workers in Singapore.
In Vietnam, EVOS Esports’ League of Legends team together with EVOS Esports professional esports athlete Zeros teamed up with streamers from Box Gaming and supported a local youth village in their “Little Angels” fundraising campaign.
In Malaysia, EVOS Esports’ PUBG Mobile team together with EVOS Esports professional esports athlete Yakuza played online matches with livestreams, encouraging the esports community to support the ‘Give With Ikhlas’ charity initiative; which has raised over RM 1 Million to-date. It is a public digital donation initiative driven by Ikhlas.com, with the cooperation of the Yayasan Amanah Assofwah Almalikiyyah, where the funds will be used to help the community in need and the frontliners. Among the communities to receive the donation include underprivileged families, refugees and non-profit organisations that run soup kitchens and orphanages.
SOURCE : EVOS Esports