December 13th, 2018 6:30 pm
11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
In the last 15 years, Child’s Play has partnered with over 160 Children’s Hospitals and over 100 Domestic Violence Shelters to improve the lives of children through the kindness and generosity of the video game community and the power of play. In the last year, we have funded five more Gaming and Technology Specialists across the country, as well as funded another 30 grants to update equipment and bring new technology like VR bedside. Join us for an elegant night to celebrate the giving of the gaming community. 100% of the money raised at the Child’s Play Dinner Auction goes to support our hospital and domestic violence shelter programs.
You can purchase your individual tickets here or if you or your company is interested in sponsoring a table you can find more about how to do that here.
If you would like to donate an item, please fill out this simple form. The item form is due by November 30th. Items can be mailed to:
C/O Dinner Auction
8151 164th Ave NE PMB #418
Redmond, WA 98052
If you have any questions about auction item submission, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play Games, Feel Better
What happens when you play a game? Do you have fun? Do you forget your troubles for a while? Does the world just melt away as you become immersed in the game? Does time seem to fly by and before you know it hours have passed? The answer is most likely, yes. After a stressful day, games can help you to feel better.
For the children who are in hospitals, games are one of the only ways to escape. Games help them forget, even if for a moment, that they are sick and stuck in a hospital. Games provide a distraction when blood needs to be drawn, or when various other procedures need to be been performed. Games, in this environment, are a tool to aid the Child Life staff in helping the children feel more comfortable, to feel better.
“Play Games, Feel Better.” Who knew such a simple statement could mean so much to so many.
This week we are sending out our annual gift to all of our partner hospitals.
It is thanks to the continued support of the Child’s Play community that we are able to support over 140 hospitals worldwide. This $1.5 million will be used to update consoles, replace broken iPads, restock game libraries, purchase replacement controllers and so much more.
All of this is made possible by you, please consider signing up for a monthly donation to help us continue to support into the next 15 years.
Play Games: Feel better