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ddavison
November 21st, 2016, 20:55
Please see the official release here:

2016 Donation
Fantasy Grounds Community Raises over $7,000 for the Save the Children Fund (http://fantasygrounds.com/press/Fantasy Grounds Charity Press Release 2016.pdf)

I'm very proud of the community and what they've done to help children around the globe.

2017 Donation
I posted the 2017 donation below. It raised $11,424

2018 Donation
$1,596 from customers who chipped in $1 with their order
+$1,596 from SmiteWorks as we matched it
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$3,192 to the Save the Children Fund

Zacchaeus
November 21st, 2016, 21:34
Wow, well done Community.

whiteTiki
November 22nd, 2016, 02:53
Those are great news!
Awesome job! Keep on doing things like this.

LordEntrails
November 22nd, 2016, 14:02
Good choice in charity, thanks for doing this SmiteWorks, and yea Community!

LindseyFan
November 23rd, 2016, 17:33
This is sooooo sweet!

Talley Darkstar
November 25th, 2016, 19:47
Awesome community!

ddavison
December 29th, 2017, 20:31
I just submitted the 2017 donation which raised for another $11,424 for the Save the Children Fund.

The breakdown was like this:
$1,904 people chipped in $1 with their order
+$1,904 from SmiteWorks as we matched it
+$3,808 from 2X match by Johnson & Johnson
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$11,424 total raised for the fund.


According to their site, this is how they allocate the funds:


How We Use Our Funds:

86.5% Program Services
8.3% Fundraising
5.2% Management & General


If you would like to contribute any more, you can contribute directly to them and get a 2X match on any donation you make as well.
http://www.savethechildren.org

Aside from this, we are also raising money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on our extra-life team page. You can donate directly there as well
https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=36804

LordEntrails
December 29th, 2017, 22:03
Thank you SmiteWorks and Johnson & Johnson :)

Mellock
December 30th, 2017, 05:53
That's a pretty sweet Christmas present :)

Laerun
December 30th, 2017, 21:18
I just submitted the 2017 donation which raised for another $11,424 for the Save the Children Fund.

The breakdown was like this:
$1,904 people chipped in $1 with their order
+$1,904 from SmiteWorks as we matched it
+$3,808 from 2X match by Johnson & Johnson
-------------
$11,424 total raised for the fund.


According to their site, this is how they allocate the funds:


If you would like to contribute any more, you can contribute directly to them and get a 2X match on any donation you make as well.
http://www.savethechildren.org

Aside from this, we are also raising money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on our extra-life team page. You can donate directly there as well
https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.team&teamID=36804

Doug,
This was very 'stand-up'. A very nice deed and a great example for the community as a whole...!

Sincerely,
Laerun

ddavison
December 31st, 2017, 04:15
Thanks. It's all thanks to people contributing. I am continually reminded that we have the best community we could possibly ask for.

ddavison
October 3rd, 2018, 20:19
Thanks to everyone who helped raise more money this year. There are numerous areas around the world where this charity operates. The latest is for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia. If you missed a chance to donate earlier, please click the link on the post below to find out how you can help.

2018 Donation
$1,596 from customers who chipped in $1 with their order
+$1,596 from SmiteWorks as we matched it
-------------
$3,192 to the Save the Children Fund

Link:
https://www.savethechildren.org/us/about-us/media-and-news/2018-press-releases/sulawesi-quake-tsunami-urgent-need-identify-children-lost

Mortar
October 3rd, 2018, 21:32
Pretty decent for a small niche community!

Logan-05
October 4th, 2018, 00:50
Great cause.