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October 2017

Good+ Foundation Warehouse Oct 2017

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Good+ Foundation, 4505 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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Gamers for Good will be volunteering at the Good+ Foundation warehouse.Volunteers are the heart of GOOD+ Foundation to keep administrative costs low by donating their time to help the small staff sort, stuff and bundle the 2 million+ items we receive each year. GOOD+ Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy) is a nonprofit organization that partners with a national network of leading programs to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of essential children’s products and life-changing family services. GOOD+ Foundation…

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August 2017

LA Works: Pop Up Day of Service August 2017

August 19 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Free

For this event, L.A. Works will create “stations” for teams of volunteers to rotate through with nonprofit leaders facilitating activities and interactive learning opportunities at each location. Stations may include activities like sorting food or clothing donations; assembling hygiene kits; making blankets; and education and action for advocacy/voting/legislation. The event will include advocacy workshops designed to raise awareness and activate year-round collective civic engagement towards solving the city’s chronic homeless crisis. RSVP below if you can join us.   We…

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July 2017

Gamers For Good: The Compton Initiative Workday July 2017

July 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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For over 10 years, we've been cleaning, painting and healing Compton, CA. Join us and let's #JustDoGood together! MEETING PLACE: the Compton Court House 400 S. Acacia Ave. Compton 90220 ==THINGS TO EXPECT/BRING:== 1) This is mostly manual labor. 2) Expect to get dirty: wear clothes you're okay with getting paint on, dirt, hugs, etc. 3) Bring plenty of water: we're gonna be outside. 4) Speakers are not discouraged, but use your best judgment about playing (Kids will be there, etc.) 5)…

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June 2017

United Way: Stamp Out Hunger Food Sorting June 2017

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Help feed hungry students this summer! During the summer months, free and reduced school lunch programs are not readily available to the children who need it most. Join us as we help sort food collected from the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.   We set a national record last year with more than 1.5 million pounds of food collected and sorted. Volunteers make it all possible! Help us fight hunger by volunteering for just one short shift. During a…

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May 2017

Compton Initiative Workday May 2017

May 6 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their winter workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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April 2017

Celebrate Earth Day: Revitalizing the Ballona Wetlands: Apr 2017

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ballona Wetlands, 303 Culver Blvd.
Playa Del Ray, CA 90293 United States
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Free

RSVP to volunteer below Gamers for Good will help support conservation efforts at the Ballona Wetlands. Volunteers help restore native habitat by planting species grown from seedlings, and developing a nursery to supply future plants for the wetlands, and remove non-native plants and trash throughout the wetlands. Volunteers should wear pants, a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, gloves, a hat and sun protection. Tools (shovels, axes, shears, etc.) will be provided.

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January 2017

Compton Initiative Workday January 2017

January 28 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their winter workday. RSVP below to let us know you'll be joining us. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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December 2016

Operation Santa: Dec 2016

December 24, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Rite Temple, 150 N. Madison Avenue
Pasadena, CA United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with Pasadena Jaycees to help prep donated toys for Christmas Eve delivery. RSVP below to let us know you'd like to join us. When: Tues. December 24, 2016 Where: Scottish Rites Temple in Pasadena What to Bring: Your positive attitude and smiles to share

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2016 Toy n Joy – Christmas Toy Distribution

December 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Salvation Army Siemon Family Youth & Community Center, 7651 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001 United States
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Free

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to walk the aisles of the "toy store" with clients to help them find the perfect gift. Volunteers will also help re-stock the "toy store" shelves, pass out stocking stuffers and share holiday cheer to all in attendance. RSVP below to let us know you wish to join us.

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November 2016

Westside Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
VA North Campus, 11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073 United States
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Free

An event this size takes a lot of hard work. Take a few hours and join thousands of others in making this a wonderful, fun celebration. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget. RSVP below if you can join us. THANKSGIVING DAY Plan to arrive 1/2 hour early for the shift you have been assigned so you'll have time to park and go through orientation. There is plenty of free parking on site. Off Sepulveda north of Wilshire, take the…

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CANCELED —- Salvation Army’s LA Feast of Sharing: Nov 2016

November 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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Free

Update 11/15/2016: This event no longer needs us as volunteers, so I am canceling this event. There is an alternate event Wednesday evening that needs setup help and serving help on Thursday on the Westside: http://www.westsidethanksgiving.org/volunteer.html   Gamers for Good will be volunteering at: The Salvation Army's annual "Feast of Sharing Community Dinner Celebration". A delicious Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at two sessions with all the trimmings for approximately 1,800 low-income families in the Pico-Union area and the surrounding…

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October 2016

Compton Initiative Workday October 2016

October 15, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their fall workday. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Here is a quick video from summer 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPYAGjTQgw

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September 2016

Preparing/Serving Dinner @Orion YouthCare Center for Homeless Teens

September 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
YouthCare’s James W. Ray Orion Center, 1828 Yale Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Gamers for Good is joining forces with Anxiety Gaming while in Seattle for PAX west to provide some service. We will prepare, cook, serve and clean up dinner for YouthCare's James W. Ray Orion Center. Join Us!

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Gamers for Good goes to PAX

September 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
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July 2016

Compton Initiative Workday July 2016

July 16, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their summer workday. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton!

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June 2016

G4G Presents: Undertale Charity Fan Artbook

June 26, 2016
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March 2016

Gamers for Good GDC meetup

March 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Join us in the North Hall Developer's Meetup area. We want to meet you and see how we can help you give back this year. Light refreshments served. We are especially interested in meeting: *Gamers who are ready to give back *Game Devs who want to use gaming to do good things *Studios/Organizations who want to create service opportunities for their staff *Engineers/Programmers to help develop games with charitable goals *Artists interested in participating in our second charity artbook

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G4G at Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2016

March 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - March 18, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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This year at GDC 2016, Gamers for Good is hosting a portfolio review booth for artists. It seems that the number of places an artist at GDC can get good quality feedback has dwindled. We can all help change this. We have invited professionals from around the game industry to join us. We have invited professionals from around the game industry to join us. They have responded and are ready to offer artist constructive feedback to help them meet their goals.…

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November 2015

Veteran’s Holiday Cheer Campaign Nov 2015

November 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Salvation Army – Haven, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg. 212
Los Angeles, CA 90073 United States
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Gamers for Good is running a fundraiser generate funds to spread some Holiday Cheer right after Veteran’s day to honor those who have given to our country through military service. All funds raised here will be used to purchase decorations for the six Los Angeles VA Christmas trees and common areas. We have been invited to honor our Vets in this way and couldn’t be happier to do so. We have estimated we need approx $1200 to really do this up…

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October 2015

Compton Initiative Workday Oct 2015

October 17, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Compton Civic Center, 400 S. Acacia Avenue,
Compton, CA 90220 United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with the Compton Initiative for their fall workday. Come out and get your hands dirty with us! Let's work for restoration and beautification in the Compton community. It's time again to just do good! Join over 1,500 other volunteers in painting schools, homes, churches, murals, block -clean ups and gardens in Compton! Ready to join us? RSVP via Facebook Event Page or Email  

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September 2015

UCP Wheels for Humanity Sept 2015

September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wheels for Humanity Warehouse, 12750 Raymer Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605 United States
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What: Help refurbish and repair donated wheelchairs for those in need. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Volunteer Project: Volunteers will disassemble, clean and lubricate, then reassemble wheelchairs using a variety of replacement parts. All skills necessary will be taught. Volunteers do more than just tighten screws and shine handlebars but also produce a valuable product that will change the life of someone whose physical disability has halted their capacity to get outdoors, interact with friends and family and contribute to the growth…

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August 2015

Incredible Edible Farm: Aug 2015

August 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Great Park Irvine Irvine, CA 92618 United States + Google Map

Gamers for Good with be performing service in Irvine a the Incredible Edible Farm at The Great Park. Volunteers will harvest produce, weeds need to be pulled, mulch needs to be spread, soil needs to be cleared of rocks and debris When: Sat August 15th from 1-3pm Where: The Great Park (Irvine,CA 92618) What to Bring: Gloves, if you have them, water, and sunscreen. Signed Liability Form. What to Wear: Closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing that can get dirty. It is…

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May 2015

Junior Blind of America – Camp Bloomfield Family Camp Day : May 2015

May 30, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camp Bloomfield, 35375 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265 United States
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GAMERS FOR GOOD WITH BE PERFORMING SERVICE IN WITH Junior Blind of America, assisting at their Family Camp Day at Camp Bloomfield. We will be assisting in the following 2 areas: Activities - Assist Staff with camp activities, including archery, horseback riding, arts & crafts, rock wall (no experience necessary) Parking - Assist families with parking and unloading vehicles and/or escorting families to registration When: Sat May 30th from 8am-1pm Where: Camp Bloomfield Malibu, 35375 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 What to Bring: water, and…

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April 2015

Celebrate Earth Day: Revitalizing the Ballona Wetlands: Apr 2015

April 25, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ballona Wetlands, 303 Culver Blvd.
Playa Del Ray, CA 90293 United States
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Gamers for Good will help support conservation efforts at the Ballona Wetlands. Volunteers help restore native habitat by planting species grown from seedlings, and developing a nursery to supply future plants for the wetlands, and remove non-native plants and trash throughout the wetlands. Volunteers should wear pants, a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes. Please bring water, gloves, a hat and sun protection. Tools (shovels, axes, shears, etc.) will be provided. Minimum Age - 13

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March 2015

Sort Food with the LA Regional Food Bank: Mar 2015

March 21, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
LA Regional Food Bank, 1734 East 41st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90058 United States
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What: Gamers for Good will be donating some time with the LA Regional Food bank to help get food ready to go out to those in need. When: Sat March 21st 8:30am to 12 Noon Where: 1734 E. 41st St Los Angeles, CA USA 90058 Map available here What to Wear: Casual attire and closed-toe shoes. Prohibited attire: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, open-toed or high-heeled shoes. ALL volunteers must bring a signed L.A. Regional Food Bank Release Form. Volunteers…

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Gamers for Good GDC Breakfast Meetup

March 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mel’s Diner, 801 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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While we are in San Francisco at GDC, let's share a meal so we can get to know each other and chat about current and future projects.

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January 2015

UCP Wheels for Humanity Jan 2015

January 31, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wheels for Humanity Warehouse, 12750 Raymer Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605 United States
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What: Help refurbish and repair donated wheelchairs for those in need. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY Volunteer Project: Volunteers will disassemble, clean and lubricate, then reassemble wheelchairs using a variety of replacement parts. All skills necessary will be taught. Volunteers do more than just tighten screws and shine handlebars but also produce a valuable product that will change the life of someone whose physical disability has halted their capacity to get outdoors, interact with friends and family and contribute to the growth…

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December 2014

Operation Santa: Dec 2014

December 23, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Scottish Rite Temple, 150 N. Madison Avenue
Pasadena, CA United States
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Gamers for Good is partnering with Pasadena Jaycees to help prep donated toys for Christmas Eve delivery. When: Tues. December 23, 2014 Where: Scottish Rites Temple in Pasadena What to Bring: Your positive attitude and smiles to share

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November 2014

Salvation Army’s LA Feast of Sharing: Nov 2014

November 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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Gamers for Good will be volunteering at: The Salvation Army's annual "Feast of Sharing Community Dinner Celebration". A delicious Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at two sessions with all the trimmings for approximately 1,800 low-income families in the Pico-Union area and the surrounding communities Set up, decorations and food plating.

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Serve Meal to Vets at VA Hospital: Nov 2014

November 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Salvation Army – Haven, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg. 212
Los Angeles, CA 90073 United States
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Gamers for Good will be partnering with the Salvation Army to serve a meal at the VA campus in West LA. Notes all volunteers: Wear closed toe shoes, comfortable clothing, and their hair pulled back.

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