Earlier this year in April, we teamed up with Fiona's Fineries to create geek-themed masks. We created a few options for purchase and the ability for people to donate masks. Here's an update on how the initiative has gone so far.
Find out what we're up to!
Back in August, I wrote a blog post about depression and how I've been dealing with The Overwhelm (TM) of the current world situation. This post is a bit of a followup to that post, and I go a bit more in depth into some of the other coping mechanisms and mentalities that have been helping me keep moving forward.
For the month of June, we focused on charities that supported communities of color and were able to donate $3,900 to The Okra Project. Here's a little bit about who they are, what they do, and how they used the donation money.
Mark your calendars, because we've announced the dates of our End-Of-Year Fundraiser! Everything will kick off on Giving Tuesday - December 1st - and last for 15 days (until December 15th).
This year in April, Worldbuilders sponsored the Portage County Literacy Council's annual Words & Friends for Literacy fundraising event. Teams played collective Scrabble for as long as they wanted, up to 24 hours straight! Due to Covid, this year's event was held exclusively online - but still was a success.
Earlier this year, Worldbuilders partnered with Project HOPE to raise funds for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. We reached out to them to see what they've been up to since we last chatted, and here's how your donations have directly impacted the fight against COVID-19.
Like almost everyone in the world right now, the depression from 5+ months of quarantine, the impending election, and, well….*gestures vaguely to the world* is starting to get to me. Some days it’s difficult to get out of bed. Here's one thing I've discovered to help overcome the overwhelm.