Humble Freedom Bundle
Humble Bundle is supporting the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with 2 other charity’s, with one of their most amazing bundles to date.
This pay-what-you-want bundle is being called the Humble Freedom Bundle. It launched today and includes 47 games (and some books). Many of the games included in the bundle are top triple A games.
All proceeds from the Humble Freedom Bundle will be going directly to American Civil Liberties Union, the International Rescue Committee, and Doctors Without Borders. Humble will be matching the first $300,000 raised with its own funds.
Humble’s founder Jeffrey Rosen provided Polygon with the following statement:
The Humble Freedom Bundle was a joint idea from our employees and a number of game developers, including Double Fine and Wolfire Games. As we started to contact game developers about the idea, it was clear that this bundle was very important to many people and something that needed to happen. We humbly united lots of people with similar feelings. We decided to donate $300,000 of our own funds when we saw the magnitude of games that developers were donating. Every team at Humble Bundle worked tirelessly to put this together in less than a week.
There are so many good non-profits to choose from and we regret not including them all, but we chose the following for the following reasons:
ACLU: Our employees, our business partners and our millions of customers come from all around the world. We stand together in dismay over Trump’s recent immigration ban. We find it to be un-American and damaging to global businesses like ours. The ACLU were among the first to challenge the travel ban. They are tireless in their fight for our freedom, and we know the biggest legal battles are yet to come.
Doctors Without Borders: Our country enjoys the benefits and luxuries of modern technology, and most of us can take our basic needs for granted. Many parts of the world are so torn by violence and conflict that people lack access to food, safety, and medical attention. If upheld, Trump’s travel ban prevents millions of people from fleeing war zones and seeking refuge in the United States. We support Doctors Without Borders to directly offer critical care to those in need.
International Rescue Committee: Conflicts around the world have forced people out of their homes with no clear path to safety or a new life. Refugees are directly affected by the travel ban and are the most acutely in need of help. We want to offer brighter futures to those in need by supporting the International Rescue Committee.