VANCOUVER, May 17, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to the devastating fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, games studio IGG Canada is pledging immediate support. IGG Canada are donating the sum of $100,000 USD to the Canadian Red Cross to help support those affected by wildfires.
CEO of IGG, Duke Cai said, "The images and stories from evacuees and emergency responders on scene really affected us. Fort McMurray as a community has lost so much. When a community is devastated like Fort McMurray has been, we all need to do our part to help those in need".
"Our thoughts are with the Fort McMurray community and with those families who have experienced loss," said Kimberly Nemrava, Vice-President, Canadian Red Cross B.C. & Yukon. "It's with the generosity of companies like IGG Canada that we're able to help the residents through these initial days and work towards meeting ongoing needs through the long road to recovery".
About IGG - I Got Games
IGG celebrates its 10 year anniversary this year. The company has studios on three continents and is ranked as one of the top game developers in the world. Specializing in games for mobile devices, IGG is best known for blockbuster games Castle Clash, Clash of Lords, Galaxy Online, Deck Heroes and the recently released Lords Mobile which is already a top 10 game in the Google Play Store.
IGG Canada located in Vancouver, B.C. opened its doors in 2013 and employs 60+ Vancouverites. The studio is currently developing multiple games and social platforms.
To donate: http://redcross.ca/IGG_Canada
SOURCE IGG Canada
Image with caption: "From L-R: IGG Canada President & General Manager, Neng Xu; Vice President - British Columbia. & Yukon Canadian Red Cross, Kimberley Nemrava; Senior Vice President IGG Group, Kai Chen; IGG Canada Senior Vice President Design & Development, Andrew Woodruff; Senior Philanthropy Manager, Canadian Red Cross, Sharan Dhillon (CNW Group/IGG Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160517_C7137_PHOTO_EN_693228.jpg
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