Additional talent has been announced for the upcoming COV-AID event, a massive, multi-platform, one-day online charity event on Giving Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1pm EDT. The event will feature more than 10 hours of contenWell, t showcasing popular gamers, athletes, artists and other personalities streamed across top social game-streaming platforms including Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Twitter and Facebook.
All proceeds will be donated to Americares and Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help the fight against COVID-19, and to support front-line medical professionals, first responders, and families most directly affected by COVID-19.
The event will feature a mix of interactive, live-streamed competitions and performances, plus pre-recorded content from entertainers, athletes, and other personalities. Talent will include Grammy Award-winning artist Lil Jon; Super Bowl champion Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski; Rapper Waka Flocka Flame; Call of Duty champion SiLLY; esports organization SoaR Gaming; actor Donavan Carter (HBO “Ballers”); Rapper Slim Jxmmi; television presenter, actress, writer, video game journalist and producer Michele Morrow; Grammy Award-winning producer DJ Babey Drew; MLB players including former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader; Grammy Award-winning record producer DJ Infamous; Tony Award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga; streamer Sam Seum; and esports organization Ghost Gaming. Additional talent will be announced
COV-AID was created, and is being produced, by a consortium of media and technology firms with close ties to the gaming and esports community, including: United in Gaming, Skillshot Media, Uspech Marketing, Film Quality Services, Subnation, Visual Weaponry, Softgiving, KontrolFreek, Mojichat and Lunchbox.gg
For more information, or to make a donation, please visit cov-aid.org.