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Ocasio-Cortez raises $200K to fight food and housing insecurity during video game battle

Added 11-30-20 07:57:02am EST - “Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for low-wealth Americans as part of a fundraiser during which she played video games online.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Ocasio-Cortez raises $200K to fight food and housing insecurity during video game battle”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Trump will soon be out of office — but polarization isn't going anywhere Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneeling MORE (D-N.Y.) raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars for low-wealth Americans as part of a fundraiser during which she played video games online. 

"We did it!" the lawmaker exclaimed in a tweet over the holiday weekend. "$200k raised in one livestream (on a whim!) for eviction defense, food pantries, and more. This is going to make such a difference for those who need it most right now." 

On Friday, Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with the head of Canada's New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, to play the popular video game "Among Us." 

can we appreciate how jagmeet killed right in front of you and you still questioned if he did it pic.twitter.com/PV2efT0UMN

"Thank you for reminding us that another world is not only possible, but just a few hours’ drive from NYC," Ocasio-Cortez said in another tweet. 

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