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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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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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Gamers for Good volunteers at: The Compton Initiative July 2016
On: Jul 23, 2016
By: LizCooper
There is nothing like getting your hands dirty community service to really help center any nonprofit worker. Sweat earned out in the community giving back is just the recharge of spirit I was needing. After so many months inside on the computer or out at events meeting folks, it was time to put the muscles [...] Read more ›
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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