Earlier this year, the Pokemon Company announced their intent to donate $5 million USD to various nonprofit organisations worldwide.
Today, the Pokemon Company has revealed more details about this donation, including which organisations will be receiving the funds. The organisations chosen all have a focus on improving the lives of children, as well as an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
They also re-confirm that this $5 million donation is in addition to the $5 million Pokemon GO developer Niantic is making following Pokemon GO Fest 2020.
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The Pokémon Company group, which includes The Pokémon Company International and its parent organization, The Pokémon Company, recently announced the intent to donate a minimum of $5 million USD following Pokémon GO Fest 2020. This donation is in addition to the $5 million USD minimum that its partners at Niantic, publisher and developer of Pokémon GO, also committed to give organizations following the event.
The Pokémon Company group’s donation will benefit charitable nonprofit organizations around the world that improve the lives of children, which is a key pillar of the Pokémon brand’s global philanthropic efforts now and in the future. A large portion of the organizations receiving funds from this donation were chosen due to their focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of The Pokémon Company group’s ongoing commitment to the Black community, this includes organizations supporting education and mentorship opportunities for Black children.
Below is the list of organizations around the world receiving funds from The Pokémon Company group following Pokémon GO Fest 2020. More organizations will be added once confirmed.
Black Girls Code
Boys and Girls Club of Canada
Central Única das Favelas
Fundación para la Protección de la Niñez
IMC Weekend School
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Save the Children
Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
The Trevor Project
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