March was a very busy month for the Child’s Play team. Part of our team attended SXSW and GDC to learn about new and exciting tech so we can share this information with our partner hospitals. The rest of our team traveled to New Zealand and Australia as part of the Gamers Give Back tour along with Game Changer Charity. In total, we visited 5 hospitals, some of our[…]
Recently, streamer TexCubSF put together a charity stream team which raised over $12,000 over the cou
Meet the Staff
Left to Right: Erick Blandin, Kristy Monahan, Travis Eriksen, Tabby Sheehan, Kirsten Carlile
Erick Blandin: Program Director
Erick joined Child's Play in 2014 after working for UW Medicine for 10 years as an IT Analyst. This background gives him a good
We did not set out to have 2018 be a record-breaking year for Child’s Play, in fact, if you had asked us at the beginning of the year we expected 2018 to be a year where we settled in from a wild 2017. We started off the year developing a plan to make our grant process more sustainable, both financially but also creating a schedule that our small team[…]
It all started 15 years ago with an Amazon wishlist for Seattle Children's Hospital. Two weeks and a garage full of toys later the Child's Play community donated thousands of dollars worth of toys and started an amazing tradition of giving that has impacted the lives of millions of kids.