The AbleGamers foundation, an organization that advocates for gamers with disabilities, is seeking $200,000 in donations for its latest initiative to help gamers with disabilities who typically can't attend gaming conferences, disability expos and AbleGamer labs.
Driving Home Accessibility is a project that aims to bring state of the art equipment and assistive tehnology experts to gamers in long-term living facilities, VA centers, children's hospitals and other areas that make it difficult to attend events.
In order to help with the fundraising campaign, users are asked to sign up to the WeDidIt campaign website and then help fund the initiative by streaming games. "Once you've got your team, ask your friends, families and local businesses if they'll sponsor you by pledging money for every hour you spend gaming," reads the campaign. Those who sign up will automatically be added to the streamers list which offers updates and information on these upcoming streaming events.
You can check out the full schedule of planned streaming events below:
Jumpstart: May 30, 2014. Mario Kart 8 12-hour marathon. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Pit Stop #1: July 5th 24-hour marathon for veterans with disabilities.
Pit Stop #2: August 9th 24-hour marathon.
The Finish Line: September 12th - 14th 72-hour weekend of gaming for accessibility.
Victory Lane: The 2nd annual AbleGamers Day event celebrating disability month and finishing a summer of fund-raising with one final day to raise money.
Full information is available here.