Video Game Giant Activision Blizzard Actively Helps the Ukraine
Activision Blizzard joins big video game companies in service suspension to Russia. Daniel Alegre, Activision Blizzard’s Chief Operating Officer, notified all employees on March 4 that the video game company would stop servicing Russia in response to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine. Alegre announced no new sales of games will be allowed to Russia during the invasion. He further stated that no purchases within the games would be allowed as well.
Activision Blizzard places top priority on the safety of its employees. Alegre assured assistance is available to all employees and their families who are being directly impacted by the invasion. Employees are strongly encouraged to contact Activision leaders for any needed help.
Alegre reminded employees emotional help is also available through the company’s Employee Assistance Program.
The company is actively raising major funds to assist the Ukrainian peoplef. The video game giant is matching all employee donations 2-to-1. Funds will be distributed to groups giving assistance to the Ukrainians. Activision will also be giving raised funds to additional non-profit groups in the upcoming days.
The video game company has currently raised over $300,000 for the Ukrainians. Activision’s COO Alegre is raising the matching limit to $10,000 from the previous limit of $1,000.
Activision teams worldwide are pulling together to raise funds to help the war torn Ukraine. Alegre applauds the efforts of Poland’s Activision team. Poland’s team is unselfishly giving of their time and resources to help the Ukrainian refugees.
Alegre promises that Activision Blizzard will look for additional ways to help the Ukrainians. Activision is committed to helping Ukrainians who are being negatively affected by the violent invasion.
Daniel Alegre pledges Activision’s continued support to the Ukrainians during the chaotic Russian invasion. He also promises to give updates on any additional Activision activities to assist the Ukrainians.
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