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Charity Stream For the Victims of Mass Shooting in Mosques

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Mar, 25

The live stream will take place on March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019 and it's open to all streamers worldwide. If you're interested in taking part in the stream, you can register yourself here.

Christchurch mosque shooting victims get 24-hour gaming charity live stream as a show of solidarity

During Friday prayers 50 people were killed in mass shooting in two mosques on March 15. The shooter was apprehended shortly after and is now on trial for the murders.

Charity Stream for the victims

A New Zealander streamer who goes by the name 'Solitaire YTG' together with Goto.game's founder Phid McAwesome will be hosting a 24-hour gaming charity live stream called 'Aroha for NZ' to help the victims and families of the attack.

IMAGE: Goto.game

Solitaire YTG said: “When the news broke of the attack, everyone's reaction was shock. We are all deeply affected by this, but none more so than the victims’ families and the people of Christchurch.

"We have to react and do something, anything, to help and to show love against hate. There are people within the gaming community who have a voice that is heard when they speak, so I reached out to Phid first, then made a Twitter video post. People approached in droves to show support for the stream."

Atta "Crazyarab" Elayyan. IMAGE: Daily Esports

'Aroha' is the Maori word for 'complete love and support', which they are sending out to all the victims and families of the attack. As well as Windows app developer, Counter Strike player, and respected gamer in the New Zealand gaming community Atta "Crazyarab" Elayyan, who was killed in the shooting.

Phid McAwesome added: “We want to ensure that this stream is nothing but Aroha (love) for those affected, the victims, their whanau (family) and the people of our homeland of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

"So we will not be branding this stream with company logos, however if brands want to assist we welcome their support of practical assistance or even donations. Please follow our Twitch, Twitter, and Facebook accounts to find out more.”

The live stream will take place on March 30, 2019 to March 31, 2019 and it's open to all streamers worldwide. If you're interested in taking part in the stream, you can register yourself here.

For more information, check out their Facebook or Twitter page. Alternatively, if you're not a streamer but still want to show your support, you can send in a donation on the event's GiveALittle page.

The live stream will take place on the Aroha for NZ Twitch channel.

Source by Mashable by SE Asia