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Envy Gaming Organizing ‘United For Texas’ Charity Stream to Help People Impacted by Storm – The Esports Observer

Envy Gaming has put out the call for the gaming and streaming communities to come together to help those affected by the severe weather that recently hit Texas and is blamed for at least 80 deaths. From Feb. 26-28, gamers, streamers and content creators from around the world will join Team Envy’s “United For Texas” charity stream to raise funds that “will be distributed among primary beneficiaries americares, American Red Cross, and the SPCA of Texas.”

The event will launch this Friday with the Botez sisters–Alexandra and Andrea–who stream as BotezLive and have more than 650K followers on Twitch. The two will unveil “a series of donation-based goals and unique ways for their community to get involved in supporting Texas relief efforts.” The sisters, who live in Austin, will introduce other guests and streamers throughout the weekend consisting of personalities from gaming, music, streaming, and entertainment.

Tentative list of those scheduled to take part are:

  • Bobby “BobbyPoff” Poff, battle royale streamer and content creator (twitch.tv/bobbypoffgaming)
  • Ian “Crimsix” Porter, the most-winning Call of Duty esports player of all time (twitch.tv/crimsix)
  • Joan “Sebas” Sebastián, TikTok influencer and Call of Duty: Warzone streamer (twitch.tv/sebasberon)
  • Anthony “Shotzzy” Cuevas-Castro, the 2020 Call of Duty League MVP (twitch.tv/shotzzy)
  • Members of XSET Gaming (twitch.tv/xsetgaming)
  • Andy Cortez, host of Kinda Funny (twitch.tv/andycortez)
  • Ricco Fajardo, anime and video game voice actor (twitch.tv/riccofajardo)
  • Stella Chuu, Cosplayer and streamer (twitch.tv/stellachuu)
  • Bindi Smalls, Cosplayer and streamer (twitch.tv/bindismalls)
  • Raymond “Rambo” Lussier, coach and GM of the Dallas Empire esports team (twitch.tv/rambo)
  • Mat “Tazmo” Taylor, general manager of the Dallas Fuel esports team (twitch.tv/tazmo)
  • Mike “Hastr0” Rufail, owner and chief gaming officer at Envy Gaming (twitch.tv/teamenvy)

The charity is also available for streamers not listed to participate as well. According to Team Envy: “Any streamer or creator, regardless of their audience size, is able to join UNITED FOR TEXAS and help participate in raising funds to support Texas relief efforts. Envy is partnering with online fundraising service Softgiving to track and administer donations. Softgiving’s platform allows for multiple streamers to fundraise on their own platforms simultaneously for a common goal.”

 Throughout the weekend, additional streamers and creators will be announced. To help with fan engagement, brands such as CORSAIR, GameStop, Jack in the Box, Acer Predator, and SCUF are planning giveaways.

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