July 2015 events

JULY: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for July 2015

Prescription Pixel

2 JULY: Prescription Pixel–a resource for mental health in the gaming community–is launched.

June 2015 events

JUNE: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for June 2015

May 2015 events

MAY: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for May 2015

Skiing Yeti Mountain

25 MAY: Play Skiing Yeti Mountain and help raise funds to assist with earthquake relief in Nepal.

Vertiginous Golf Xbox 360 Controller

8 MAY-11 MAY: Vertiginous Golf Steampunk X360 Controller Ebay Charity Auction

Big Head Mode GTAV Charity Stream

10 MAY: The Big Head Mode crew plays GTAV on Twitch for Medic Charity | SIDS and Kids.

Surprise Attack Humble Bundle

7 MAY-15 MAY: Surprise Attack has a local indie Humble Bundle. Get games, support charity.

Hunt for Starlight

30 APR: Brad Jolly runs special Monster Hunter quests on Twitch for EB Games’ Starlight Week.

April 2015 events

APR: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for April 2015

EB Games Starlight Week

27 APR-3 MAY: EB Games Australia hopes to raise $650,000 for the Starlight Foundation

Tin Man Games Humble Bundle

20 APR-4 MAY: Tin Man Games has a mobile Humble Bundle. Play gamebooks, support charity.

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

20 APR-21 AUG: Australian STEM Video Game Challenge. Win money for your school or charity.

WiDGET Zine

APR ONGOING: WiDGET creates a zine to raise money to become Not-For-Profit

Kiwi-Cast Gaming Live Stream

11-12 APR: Kiwi-Cast Charity Gaming Live Stream for Rebuild Christchurch.

Time Trial Challenge at Perth OCC

11-12 APR: Gold Coin Time Trial Challenge for Game4Life at Oz Comic Con Perth.

Medic April/May Children’s Health

APRIL/MAY: Medic will #beplayer2 for SIDS and Kids: live streams, cons, auctions.

SMG Studio & Indie Game Film Fest

Ash Ringrose talks about hosting an ‘Indie Game Film Fest’ in Sydney to raise money for children’s charity, Variety.

Indie Game Film Fest

1 APR: Indie Game Film Fest — GameLoading: Rise of the Indies premiere and US & the Game Industry screening for Variety.

Altruism in games

I completed Life Is Strange episode 2 the other night, and the idea of ‘altruism in games’ has been on my mind and heart.

March 2015 events

MAR: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for March 2015.

Donate your ‘done with’ games

IDEA: Donating your ‘done with’ games to a community service or hospital is easy, and a great contribution to those in need.

Pretty Average Gaming Stream

14-15 MAR: PAG will be doing a marathon games stream on Twitch to raise money for Child’s Play.

February 2015 events

FEB: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for February 2015.

What to expect

BLOG POST: Hearts & Coins will grow over time, providing more than just a calendar of events.

McGrath Foundation Digital Cup

FEB 14-28: Raise money for the McGrath Foundation by playing and competing in an online cricket game.

A new heart

BLOG POST: I want to provide a place where even the smallest acts of gaming-related charity can be seen and supported.

January 2015 events

JAN: Games-related charity events, blog posts and resources for January 2015.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2015

JAN 4-11: A gaming marathon featuring high-level speedrunners raising money for Prevent Cancer Foundation.