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Thank you!

Our team of volunteers has finally arrived home from Gamers for Giving 2014 tear down. Whew! What a weekend. Big thanks to everyone who supported the cause! We’ll be adding up the donations and releasing the results of everyone’s hard work in the next couple of days! But first, much sleep.

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Support & Donate

This weekend, we’re trying to raise $20,000 to do more of this: Gamers for Giving is a competitive video game tournament & LAN party that helps raise money to build portable video game carts for children in hospitals, much like the cart shown in the above video. Additionally, funds raised from the event are used…

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Gamers for Giving has begun!

Gamers for Giving 2014 is this weekend, February 8th and 9th! As of this post, our team of volunteers is in the process of setting up this year’s event. We have a fantastic weekend in store, and we can’t wait for you to join us! Here are a few last minute reminders for those who…

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Our Partners

It takes a lot of work to put together Gamers for Giving. We’re thankful to be working with a variety of partners from within the video game industry who generously dedicate resources to help us maximize our ability to impact lives through Gamers Outreach charity programs. Without their support, it would be incredibly difficult for…

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Peggle Trophy Complete!

StrongSide’s Peggle 2 Championship trophy is now complete! This 15 inch tall monument to Peggle 2 will be awarded to the lucky gamer who is able to finish in 1st place during StrongSide’s Peggle 2 tournament! Entry into the tournament will be $5. Rules and maps will be posted at the event. We’d like to…

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Canned Food Drive

A group called “Ravers Against World Starvation” (RAWS) will be accepting canned food donations at Gamers for Giving 2014. The organization is a local Detroit non-profit organization, which is on a mission to help the community by collecting canned and non-perishable food items at different events for folks in need. The organization will be accepting…

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Donate Games

Have any used Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 games you’re looking to get rid of? Why not donate them to a good cause? Gamers Outreach Foundation will be accepting used and new video game donations at Gamers for Giving 2014. These games are either sent to U.S. troops deployed overseas, donated to hospitals along with…

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More LAN Seats Added

Early last week, the Gamers for Giving 2014 BYOC LAN party sold out. Over the weekend, we evaluated our capability to accommodate more seats. We’re proud to say after assisting people on our priority wait list, we’ve added 17 more seats to the BYOC LAN party! The total number of seats in the LAN has…

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More CoD Passes Added

Late last week, the Gamers for Giving 2014 Call of Duty Ghosts tournament sold out. Over the weekend, we evaluated our capability to accommodate more teams. We’re proud to say we’ve added 16 more passes to the Call of Duty Ghosts tournament! The tournament team cap has been raised from 32 to 48 teams. Team…

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StrongSide’s Peggle Championship

Special guest Michael “StrongSide” Cavanaugh will be hosting a unique event within Gamers for Giving 2014 – our first ever tournament for the Xbox One game, Peggle 2! The tournament will last through both Saturday and Sunday, and entry will be available to all Gamers for Giving attendees for a $5 donation. Struck with a…

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