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.
Find out what we're up to!
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.
Worldbuilders doesn’t have a gala or a festival to raise money for capacity. Instead, every year they hold a Geeks Doing Good showcase, putting out limited edition or new merchandise developed with authors and artists from stories that our supporters know and love. This year it's back on Indiegogo, July 13-17.
Worldbuilders often acts as a pass-through charity; that is, we work with established charities that work in communities and raise funds for them. For starters, during the month of June, every donation that comes through our donation portal will 100% be passed on to community organizations working to support Black communities during this crisis. We