With the recent storms devastating whole communities, members in the fandom communities have stepped up to help each other and others. I have two examples here.
Tricon is having a raffle. You can donate money through PayPal to WVFloodRelief@triconwv.com and for your donation you will entered to will some great prizes. You can win multiple prizes so the more you give the more you can win. The more you give the more tickets you get: $1 for one ticket, $5 for six tickets, $10 for fifteen tickets, and $20 for thirty tickets. Tricon will match each dollar raised through this.
Prizes up to win include various print from Todd Frazer, a copy of Goon Chinatown signed by Eric Powell, an original art page from She Hulk issue 38 page 14 signed by Steve Scott, DC Designer Series Catwoman Toy signed by Jae Lee and sculptor Jordan Matthews, two VIP passes to Tricon 2017, your choice of a single character commission from Rob Dumo, Todd Beistel, Tristan Kelly, or Nicholas Wentland; and you, someone of your choice, will be drawn into an upcoming Broken Icon Comic. You will receive ten copies of the comic.
The Grand Prize of the raffle is two VIP passes to Tricon 2017, an exclusive shirt and badge, plus cash to spend at the show and a set of books to get signed at the show.
On Saturday July 9th from 10am to midnight at the South Charleston First Church of Nazarene CharCon is running a Flood Relief Game Day.
It will be a day of lots of games and raising money funds for those who have been effected by the recent flooding.
They will be accepting donations, have concessions available, prizes to be given out, an auction, and possible other events. Billy Tackett is sending prints and original art as prizes. Stacey Parker is donating several prints as well.
If you know of anyone in the gamer community that was hurt by the flooding contact CharCon with the details.