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Worldbuilders “Geeks 4 HOPE” Raises More Than $40k For Healthcare Workers Battling COVID-19

Geeks for Hope

Worldbuilders’ Geeks 4 HOPE fundraiser, Project HOPE will be able to provide more than $40,000 worth of personal protection equipment, training, and other support to health care workers fighting the COVID-19.

This last week featured several events for those of the geek-minded to enjoy, from gaming with Satine Phoenix and the Sirens to virtual book signings by S.L. Huang, thoughtful chats with authors Myke Cole and Michael Martinez to conversation-filled twitch livestreams from Worldbuilders founder Patrick Rothfuss, geeks of the world found a place to coalesce during these hard times and unite for a cause for good.

Congrats to everyone involved and to those who contributed to a good cause.

Geeks Gather to Support Healthcare Workers Battling COVID-19

Geeks for Hope

Worldbuilders, the geeks doing good non-profit founded by best-selling fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, announces a fundraiser for healthcare workers battling COVID-19 – Geeks 4 HOPE.

Beginning, Friday, April 24, 2020 through May 1, 2020 – Geeks 4 HOPE  will focus the power of geekery and fandom to provide Personal Protection Equipment, training, and support to health care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. People can visit to watch live streams and make donations.

The week will feature live-streamed interviews, discussions, performances, and more with authors, artists, and gamers hosted by the Worldbuilders staff. Donations are tax-deductible, and all proceeds will go to Project HOPE to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 for health care workers and in our communities. 

Geeks 4 HOPE schedule: 

Friday, April 24 – 8 pm cdt  –  10 pm cdt Dungeon Master, Artist, & Performer Satine Phoenix & the Sirens (Gilded Light Studios)

Saturday April 25 – 2 pm cdt – 4 pm cdt D&D Dungeon Master VIP Darcy Ross explains modern D&D for Gray, a lapsed player, and Zay.

Sunday, April 26 – 6 pm cdt  – 7 pm cdt Author Michael Martinez (MJ-12: INCEPTION and the DAEDALUS trilogy)

Monday, April 27 – 2 pm cdt  – 4 pm cdt Patrick Rothfuss live streaming

6pm cdt – 7pm cdt Myke Cole (author of Sixteenth Watch The Armored Saint) talks with Rabih Torbay, CEO of Project HOPE

Tuesday, April 28 – 1 pm cdt Author S. L. Huang’s Critical Point book release and virtual book signing

2 pm cdt  – 4 pm cdt Patrick Rothfuss live streaming

Wednesday, April 29 – 2 pm cdt  – 4 pm cdt Patrick Rothfuss live streaming

8 pm cdt Gray, Zay and the Rothfuss

Thursday, April 30 – 2 pm cdt  – 4 pm cdt Patrick Rothfuss live streaming

6 pm cdt – 7 pm cdt James Ernst & Mike Selinker

Friday, May 1 – 2 pm cdt  – 4 pm cdt Patrick Rothfuss live streaming

More guests and performances will be announced during the week-long fundraiser.