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Gamers help fill a food insecurity gap in NYC August 2018
On: Aug 20, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 meal services opened on Sunday and helped prepare and service a meal to those who are food insecure. Our Gamers for Good helped prepare […]

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G4G helps hungry families during critical summer months.
On: Aug 6, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 eat breakfast and lunch at school during the school year. Our volunteers worked alongside others across the Portland area to process over 13,000 pounds of […]

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Gamers for Good coast to coast service for August 2018
On: Jul 31, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 before. We are so excited to have service opportunities to offer gamers across the country, Los Angeles, Portland, Austin and New York City. Check the […]

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G4G volunteers @ OC 2nd Harvest Food Bank May 2018
On: May 8, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 processed food donations to ready them for the families that needed them so badly. Never have we seen so many carrots, felt like we […]

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Gamers for Good volunteers at: SCC California Native Plant Society Feb 2018
On: Feb 19, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro
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 beautiful planet Earth. We spent the morning helping the earth prepare to host native plants and then planting them and helping them succeed with placement [...] Read more ›
Gamers for Good volunteers @ Friends of Trees Feb 2018
On: Feb 12, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 cold breeze. BRRRRR. We were really excited to do our first service project since the big move and this one did not let us down. […]

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G4G volunteers with Heal the Bay at Hermosa Beach
On: Feb 5, 2018
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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 are there to clean up is plastic. We worked alongside others from the local area to clean up a full mile of California coastline. It […]

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G4G at CTNXpo 2017
On: Nov 19, 2017
By: LizCooper
In: Retro

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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