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.