Welcome to the Mineral Patch Charity website! Rooted deeply in the gaming and esports terrain, Mineral Patch strives to foster ways for gamers to give back to charity through “harvesting resources for humanity,” as well as help our very own gaming community with funding for initiatives. As a not-for-profit organization, our mission is to become your trusted central resource for all charitable and community fundraising efforts. Mineral Patch will not only host our very own innovative and exciting charity events, but we encourage philanthropic-minded individual to use Mineral Patch as a resource and platform to reach the largest audiences. Join us on our quest by checking out our latest projects and also please be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
First things first. The inaugural Mineral Patch event is now over. We successfully auctioned off a [NASL S3 Signed BlackWidow Keyboard] for 212 dollars. All of that money has now been sent over to Doctors Without Borders. It is exciting to have made our first donation in the name of eSports. The encouragement is overwhelming, and more exciting things will be happening in the near future. At this rate look forward to a one event / month structure for the coming months. You can get the latest news from here at the blog or on our twitter, [@MineralPatch]. Thanks!
I am writing this blog while looking over to the clock and realizing that in 24 hours I will be lifting off a runway headed to Shanghai China. I hate flying. A 14 hour flight and a 16 hour time change will bring me to China. I will be attending the [BWC] (Blizzard World Championship), the culmination of months of Blizzard WCS events.
This trip was made possible thanks to the reddit /r/starcraft community. Blizzard extended an invitation for a member of the subreddit to cover their biggest starcraft event to date. After the nominations were considered, I was contacted by the admins and asked if I would be able to do the job.…
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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. Today, MSF provides independent, impartial assistance in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need. MSF also reserves the right to speak out to bring attention to neglected crises, challenge inadequacies or abuse of the aid system, and to advocate for improved medical treatments and protocols.