2017 Kickoff Announcement from the 8-Bit Salute Campaign Team
Back for the 6th straight year, the 8-Bit Salute Campaign once again unites thousands of gamers all in the name of supporting active-military, veterans and their families. 2017 will be even bigger with opportunities for fundraisers to get even closer to those benefiting from these efforts! Since we started 8-Bit Salute in 2011, we’ve raised hundreds of thousands of dollars which have directly impacted thousands of service members and veterans around the globe!
If you’re new to the community, it’s easy to get involved. Continue reading below to learn more about how you can make an impact as well as how your hard work will make a difference for our troops.
What’s new in 2017?
- Free to join!
- New Fundraising Tiers with opportunity to earn limited edition Tee Shirt as well as joining in on a “Supply Drop” near you!
- New Platform makes it easier to Invite friends and keep your donors up-to-date on your fundraising efforts.
- Bi-Weekly Giveaways from 8-Bit Salute Partners
- Opportunities to join Community Games nights with 8-Bit Salute Partners
- 8-Bit Salute ‘Task Force” including partnered Ambassadors!
- 8-Bit Salute Legion Program to help recruit and be the first to know about giveaways!
- More exciting announcements throughout the year!
How do I get involved?
- Head over to www.8BitSalute.org and choose your level of impact!
- You can fundraise solo, join a team or gather your squad and make your own team!
- Complete your fundraising page (takes about 5 minutes).
- Share with your friends and family, inviting them to donate!
- Tag @8BitSalute when you do a charity stream to we can share!
Who do the donations benefit?
- 100% of the 8-Bit Salute Fundraising goes directly to Operation Supply Drop
- Operation Supply Drop is a global Veteran Service Organization, with chapters in over 40 cities, providing purpose through community-centric service for active-military, veterans and their families.
- OSD has impacted over 130,000 service members, veterans and dependents since 2010! Learn more about OSD’s impact!
- We’re keen on their “Supply Drop” program that has delivered over 700 care packages with gaming and entertainment goodness to tens of thousands of troops around the globe. OSD has also provided over 500,000 games to troops since 2010.
- Operation Supply Drop uses 94% of all their donations towards their programs!