Player 2 streams for the Terry Campese Foundation

By Craig Daveson in Media News on
Homegrown gaming site Player 2 has set the stage for its next Player 2 Charity Marathon, in support of the Terry Campese Foundation which helps vulnerable young Australians.
Beginning on September 15th at 10.00am, and running for 24-hours, the Player 2 team will tackle a different game every hour on its stream, including the likes of Halo, Rock Band, Street Fighter, NBA Jam and more.
Last year’s effort raised a total more than $3,700 for the Terry Campese Foundation, and this year Player 2 is hoping to reach the $4,000 mark.
To help get gamers and supporters into the spirit, there is a massive cache of more than 200 prizes on offer, including new release titles like Spider-Man and Far Cry 5, game related merchandise and more.
“As is always the case when we run these events, the Australian PR and development community has been outstanding in their support,” said Player 2 editor Matt Hewson.
“Their donations of games and merch ensure that the Charity Marathon is going to be a success. Their support makes sure as many people know about the Marathon as possible and for that I can’t thank them enough and it warms my heart to see just how eager they all were to help out.”
The Terry Campese Foundation — named for former Canberra Raiders captain Terry Campese — engages youths by helping them to identify their own strengths and weaknesses, and combat any weaknesses and threats.
“The chance to help out a charity such as Terry’s is an honour and a privilege.”
“At Player 2, we often lament the lack of positive coverage our favourite hobby receives from mainstream media, so we feel it is our responsibility to lead by example.”
“We are a small site in the grand scheme of things, but as we have shown previously our size doesn’t stop us from helping out in a meaningful way. The Terry Campese Foundation is a charity that aims to help those who are struggling in life, be it from illness or poverty, and that is something I feel we can all get behind.”
Supporters who donate $2 or more to the campaign will go into the running for the prizes, which have been generously contributed by Xbox Australia, Ubisoft Australia, 5 Star Games, Bandai Namco Australia, MPS, Bethesda Australia, 2K Australia, Turn Left Distribution, Defiant Development, Lumi Consulting, Power Up and Devolver Digital.
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Player2 editor Matt Hewson can also be reached via, and on Twitter at @Hewso81.

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