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Filled with gratitude gamers gather in Los Angeles to help feed LA’s poor this Thanksgiving November 2018

Getting up and out on a Holiday to spread cheer when others are hunkering down to overeat,and watch football sounds just like our Los Angeles area gamers. Our Gamers

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Gamers help make the Portland Ronald McDonald a cleaner more festive home away from home October 2018

Gamers for Good was so lucky to get to help the Portland Ronald McDonald house host a cleaner, safer environment as well as a little more festive this Halloween.
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Gamers for Good show Food Drive at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo October 2018

PIGSquad had an exhibit at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, and invited us to show “Food Drive” as a part of the show. We were happy to spend the day

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Gamers in Los Angeles donate their sweat equity to Clean up Compton October 2018

Gamers donations of time can always be felt when working alongside other compassionate gamers to help beautify Compton in Southern California.
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Habitat for Humanity put Gamers to Good to work at the ReStore September 2018

Habit for Humanity welcome the PDX gamers for an afternoon of service to others. We helped with various project around the store that help fund the the building efforts around

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Storm Girls Derby bout hosts Gamers for Good on retro game night

We were so excited to be invited by the Storm City Derby Girls, to come out and meet their audience. We shared our game, Cat Burglar with them and invited

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Los Angeles and Orange County gamers lend a hand at the LA Food Bank September 2018

SoCal gamers were happy to donate their time and lend a hand helping the LA Regional Foodbank help the rapid transition of donations to pantry items in the homes of

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XOXO Fest takes Gamers for Good on an Experimental Internet Journey September 2018

Gamers for Good was happy to be invited to showcase our game, “Cat Burglar” as a part of the PIGSquad showcase in the gaming exhibit. So we joined other internet

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Gamers gather at Central Texas Food Bank to serve the local hungry. August 2018

Central Texas Gamers for Good gathered in Austin to assist the hungry in the region through food bank services. Volunteers helped provide over 7000 meals in just one afternoon

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Developers@ Riot Games partner with Gamers for Good Aug 2018

We are very proud to have shared a day with the RDX team at Riot Games building bikes to donate to foster kids in need in Los Angeles.
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Gamers help fill a food insecurity gap in NYC August 2018

Being hungry in NYC can be even more desperate on Sundays, as most of the soup kitchens and meal services are closed on Sundays.
We gathered at one of the few

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G4G helps hungry families during critical summer months.

When the sun shines bright and the kiddos are out of school, local food banks struggle to get enough volunteers to help feed hungry families which have kids who might

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Gamers for Good coast to coast service for August 2018

Aug 2018 marks a new landmark for Gamers for Good, we will be nationwide. With service in Austin and New York City, we have more reach than we ever have

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Gamers beat the heat in Portland to help feed the hungry July 2018

Gamers have great stamina, and boy was that needed at our service opportunity this weekend in Portland, where there is currently a heatwave.
Temps in the high 90’s don’t mean people

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Repaint a house in Compton in just a few hours, Gamers for Good accomplish it July 2018

Never underestimate the power of gamers gathered in the name of good. Take 20 people, give them paint and a house in new of a new coat and they will

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Gamers gather to volunteer in Downtown Portland to feed the homeless on Mother’s Day 2018

No better way to spend a holiday than honoring those around who are less better served and often overlooked. Gamers for Good gathered downtown in Portland and served a Sunday meal

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G4G volunteers @ OC 2nd Harvest Food Bank May 2018

Taking the service train down to Orange County, this May we served in the Second Harvest Food Bank in Irvine, CA.
Gamers gathered in the name of service for others and

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Volunteering at Wayfinder Paralympic Games with Gamers for Good Apr 2018

Wayfinder, who have changed their name in the last few years, used to be Junior Blind America and they host the ParaOlympic Games each year in Los Angeles.
This year Gamers for

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Gamers for Good volunteers at: SOLVE it Willamette River area clean up Earth-day Apr 2018

Gamers for Good welcomed many new volunteers this Earth Day out in Portland for some Williamete River area clean up.
We gathered at an event organized by SOLVIT and Comcast Cares. We

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Gamers for Good: 1st live play-test: Cat Burglar PIGsquad Drink n’ Draw APR 2018

Gamers for Good submitting Cat Burglar to be included in PIGsquads Drink n Draw 2018 indie game festival.
We were lucky enough to be selected to be featured in an art

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G4G partners with CSULA to clean up the Ballona Wetlands Mar 2018

Nothing like a fresh March morning to hit the Wetlands and help the LA river breathe a little easier. Joined by the folks at Cal State University of Los Angeles, Gamers

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Gamers for Good volunteers at: Oregon Foodbank, Portland office Mar 2018

March brought Gamers for Good’s second service in our new Portland area, and this trip took us to the Oregon Food Bank, Portland office.
Our shift was a busy 4 hours

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President, Liz Cooper streams 1st look at G4G Game!

President Liz Cooper has committed to creating 40 pieces of content for the last 40 days of her 40th year. As part of that, she spent day 2 working in

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Gamers for Good volunteers at: SCC California Native Plant Society Feb 2018

Sunday morning out at Pointe Vicente it just doesn’t get much more beautiful. Getting to spend a few hours with other like-minded individuals who want to help human’s footprint on our

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Gamers for Good volunteers @ Friends of Trees Feb 2018

Moving up from service in SoCal, we were quickly reminded the Pacific NorthWest has all 4 seasons and right now it’s still winter. It was a brisk morning with a

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G4G volunteers with Heal the Bay at Hermosa Beach

Gamers took to the sand Sat Jan 27th to help clean up the shores of Hermosa Beach. With paper bags in hand, not plastic since a lot of what we

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Global Game Jam 2018 : “Transmission”

This past weekend thousands from around the globe gathered either local or remotely in one unified goal: To make games! Weather video game, board game, card game or somethign else

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Participate in Global Game Jam 2018!

This upcoming weekend Jan 26-28 Global Game Jam 2018 will be happening!
The structure of a jam is usually that everyone gathers on Friday late afternoon, watches a short video keynote

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Bundle Alert: Humble “Hope for Orphans” Bundle

The new Humble Bundle is all about “Hope for Orphans,” Funds raised by the Humble Hope for Orphans Bundle will support Change 30, an organization that provides “care, life skills

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2018 Service events uploading now and more soon….

We heard your feedback requesting more notice on service oppurtunities and we are responding. We have upload through June for PDX area and will have remainder up soon. The OC/LA

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