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Bungie Raises $1 Million For Australia Bushfire Relief

With seemingly the entire world enveloped by dialogue and concern round COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is perhaps simple to overlook one other horrible tragedy that impacted Australia earlier this 12 months. Horrible bushfires ripped via the nation, destroying land and inflicting deaths and different devastation that the nation will not quickly get better from. Destiny developer Bungie raised cash to assist the bushfire aid efforts, and now the corporate has revealed it raised $1 million via its marketing campaign.

The Bungie Foundation, which is the developer’s charitable arm, raised $1 million ($1.7 million AUD) via gross sales of the “Guardians for Australia” t-shirt. Bungie bought greater than 75,000 shirts since they went on sale in January. The $1 million will probably be donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service and WIRES.

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The shirt options kangaroos and a gumtree, in addition to Destiny ship. It additionally comes with a particular in-game emblem.

“We are blown away by the outpouring of love and generosity the Bungie community has shown for Australia following their devastating wildfire seasons,” Bungie Foundation boss Christine Edwards stated in an announcement. “Because of our followers, the New South Wales Rural Fire Service will probably be higher geared up to take care of future challenges and serve the neighborhood in occasions of want.”

“WIRES will be able to rehabilitate their sick, injured, and displaced wildlife while restoring their natural habitat,” Edwards added. “From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for continuing to demonstrate that the Bungie community is stronger together and truly makes our world a better and kinder place.”

This was simply the newest charity marketing campaign from Bungie, because the developer beforehand raised cash to assist earthquake aid for Nepal in 2015 and for Hurricane Harvey aid efforts in 2017.

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