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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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Gamers for Good transition

With the new year come lots of changes for Gamers for Good. First off, we relocated to WA,  right outside Portland. So we will be getting move involved with PIGsquad

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G4G at CTNXpo 2017

Gamers for Good had the opportunity to share some booth space with some generous friends at CTNX 2017 (Creative Talent Network Animation Expo). It gave us an opportunity to get

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Gamers for Good volunteer to help cloth LA’s needy Families with Good+ Foundation

Was so great to see everyone gather for service of others. We all met and ventured into meet Jackie with Good+ Foundation. Jackie is the volunteer coordinator that would be

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Gamers for Good grateful for the support we received for “Quest for Caring 2017”.

We here at Gamers for Good wanted to take a minute and thank all the organizations and gamers that jumped behind us to support “Quest for Caring 2017”.
Putting together a

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Gamers for Good donates $30K Thousand dollars and puts gamers on a quest @ PAX West 2017

PAX West – We donated $30K Thousand Dollars!!!!
I was lucky enough to get invited to not just 1 panel at PAX West but 2. So I got to speak on

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Gamers for Good joins forces with LA community to help the Homeless

Gamers for Good came out strong on the morning of 8/19/2017 at Griffith Park where we participated in an event to help fortify the organizations helping serve the homeless population

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Gamers for Good attends Games for Change Festival 2017

When extended an invitation to come and experience the Games for Change festival in New York City, it was too hard to pass up.

I want to see what/how the “alternate”

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Join other Gamers on National Donut Day to honor veterans.

Today, the Salvation Army’s tradition of caring for our servicemen and women is as strong as ever. In Southern California, the Salvation Army operates numerous homeless shelters to help veterans

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Game for Good: Rescue Bear Operation

What is it?
Rescue Bear Operation is a free to play, one level, mini game intended for children; but appealing to all ages.
This game is intentionally kept simple and accessible. There are two

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Gamer for Good encourages participation this Earth Day 2017

Given the state of the importance being placed on environmental concerns by the current administration in the US, we here at Gamers for Good hope each and every one of

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GDC 2017: What I expected, what I didn’t

GDC 2017 in my mind was going to be so much less stress than 2016 since NO BOOTH! I expected to get to meet so many people at a leisurely pace

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Starting the New Year 2017 off with Compton Initiative

Gamers for Good was excited to help out the Compton Initiative once again this January. They had contacted us ahead of the workdayto see if we were interested in working

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Operation Santa toy sorting is a great way to celebrate Christmas 2016

There is nothing like the feeling of loading your teens up on Christmas Eve to go serve others. That feeling is magnified when you arrive and are greeted by friends who

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Dec 2016 Helping families celebrate with a little Holiday “toy”magic

The Salvation holds so many wonderful events around the LA, so I am always very excited when Gamers for Good gets invited to participate in these very special experiences they provide.
This

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Spending Thanksgiving 2016 serving others Westside style

When we signed up to volunteer on Thanksgiving, we were a little afraid we would be alone. But never fail we had gamers come out to join us. We signed

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