Bungie Raises $200,000 In 24 Hours For Earthquake Relief In Turkey And Syria


Destiny developer Bungie has raised more than $200,000 in just 24 hours for earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria as the devastating natural disaster’s death toll passes 20,000.

Bungie is raising funds through its Bungie Foundation charity. The developer said on Twitter, “The Bungie community is truly world class and have the biggest hearts! Thank you all for the generosity and support!”

People can donate whatever they want, but donations of $25 or more come with the Compassion Concentric emblem that was designed exclusively for humanitarian aid efforts. Visit the Bungie Foundation earthquake donation page to learn more.

Funds from the campaign are being donated to Direct Relief and International Rescue Committee.

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake with an epicenter in Gaziantep, Turkey struck on February 6 and affected an area home to 13.5 million people in Turkey and more in Syria, the AP reported. The event is being labeled as the “disaster of the century.”