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G4G at CTNXpo 2017
By: LizCooper
In: Retro
Nov 19, 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 in front of a new crowd, say hello to LOTS of friends and share our projects with more gamers. We actually started the morning at […]

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Gamers for Good joins forces with LA community to help the Homeless
On: Aug 23, 2017
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 of Los Angeles. With activities like building hygiene kits, building PB &J’s, making blankets or processing canned food donations, everyone on site was bustling with […]

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Gamers for Good attends Games for Change Festival 2017
On: Aug 8, 2017
By: LizCooper

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” game space works. This festival is prime time opportunity. I need project and companies to feature on Gamer Charity Hub I had never been […]

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GDC 2017: What I expected, what I didn’t
On: Mar 15, 2017
By: LizCooper

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 and take in so many more sessions. Did those things happen? How did my GDC17 unfurl? 2 main topics: learning and networking. Starting with learning, […]

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Starting the New Year 2017 off with Compton Initiative
On: Jan 31, 2017
By: LizCooper

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 on a mural this workday. We figured why not try something new so we agreed. We arrived early Sat morning and helped with the setup of […]

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Sept 2016 YouthCARE
On: Sep 13, 2016
By: LizCooper

While up in Seattle for PAX West, Gamers for Good decided to give back to the community of Seattle. We found an awesome organization Youthcare who serves the homeless youth in the city. Education programs, housing, clothing, and meals. we grabbed some folks from Anxiety Gaming and served up dinner one evening. It was an amazing […]

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Retro: Game Developer’s Conference 2016
On: Mar 23, 2016
By: LizCooper
In: Retro
What should we repeat? There was a need for these reviews: When we went into planning this, we weren't certain we would be active, we hoped, we thought, but not certain. We are certain now. The only thing that limited our ability to have even more portfolios reviewed was space and time. Flexibility: We decided very early [...] Read more ›
OCT 2015 AIDS walk
On: Oct 20, 2015
By: LizCooper

Gamers for Goods took to the streets of LA and fundraised and walked our way around the Beverly Hills/West Hollywood area with the others that participated here in Los Angeles to raise funds for AIDS research and treatment around the nation.

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Sept 2015 Gamer for Life Book Signing
On: Sep 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

The pinnacle to the Gamer for Life project was the launch and signing event. Riot Games was gracious enough to host us and allowed us to take over Bildgewater and turn the visual, audio and gaming experience into one that honored our Muse for the project, Kevin Kanai Griffith (KKG/K2G)      

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AUG 2015 Incredible Edible
On: Aug 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

Gamers for Good headed down to Orange County and met up with some OC gamers and headed out to the Incredible Edible Garden at The Great Park to pick fresh food for the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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June 2015 American Heart Ball
On: Jun 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

It’s not often we get the chance to help set up for a formal ball being held under the ENDEAVOUR SHUTTLE!!!! So we jumped on the chance to help contribute towards one of the largest annual fundraisers for the American Heart Association.

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May 2015 Junior Blind Camp
On: May 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

We headed out early Sat morning to help set up and run a day camp for Blind kids and their families around the LA area. tThe kids and the families we met that day reminded us we are exactly as able as we think 🙂

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April 2015 Earth Day at the Wetlands
On: Apr 29, 2015
By: LizCooper

This Earth Day, Gamers for Good decided to flex their muscles and put some sweat and labor into our planet. We removed invasive plants, trash, furniture and many other interesting things from the wetlands at the end of the LA River.

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March 2015 LA Foodbank
On: Mar 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

Paired up again with a pack of Gnomon students, and lots of LA area gamers for good we went to serve at the LA Food Bank prepping for distribution. I think everyone should have to work at a Foodbank 1 day a year, so you are a better donator to food drives at a minimum. The […]

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Jan 2015 Wheels for Humanity
On: Jan 13, 2015
By: LizCooper

Gamers from up and down the Southern CA area joined up to help clear, repair and refurbish wheelchairs for distribution to the poor. once in awhile we get to do a service project that means just a little more or is especially connected to those who volunteer, this trip had both a previous UCP wheelchair […]

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Dec 2014 Operation Santa
On: Dec 27, 2014
By: LizCooper

The crew packed in the vehicles and headed over to Pasadena to help the Jaycees get all the toys ready for Santa Team distribution to needy kids all over the city that evening.

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Nov 2014 Feast of Sharing
On: Nov 30, 2014
By: LizCooper

Thanksgiving is one of the holidays that the taking stock and having gratitude tends to have a lot of folks look to help someone less fortunate. Gamers for Good got to volunteer at a large scale Convention Center-sized “Feast of Sharing” held in Los Angeles.

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Nov 2014 Meals for Vets
On: Nov 13, 2014
By: LizCooper

With several Vets among our ranks, our CoFounder Peet Cooper included Veteran’s Day is one we really feel connected serving other on. We took this opportunity to head up to Los Angels VA facility and serve up lunch for a resident group of vets.

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Oct 2014 Ballona Wetlands
On: Oct 13, 2014
By: LizCooper

One never truly will ever understand how bad for our planet styrofoam is until you go clean a wetland that filters a river from a metro area. After our service at the Ballona Wetlands, we were all sworn off for foam FOREVER!

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