2017 Charity Partner

Gen Con isn't just about gaming; it's also about giving!

Gamers giving back to the community is a key part of "the Best Four Days in Gaming!" and Gen Con 50 is no exception.

Please welcome Child Advocates as the Gen Con 50 (2017) Charity Partner.

Child Advocates engages community volunteers and staff to protect children who are victims of child abuse. They are their voices in court, ensuring all children thrive in a safe and secure home.

As always, Gen Con, along with Event Organizers, and sponsors, host events during the show which raise funds for the selected charity. Some of those events include ...

  • Ace of Aces Auction
  • Balloon Sculpture "Slay the Creature"
  • Cardhalla
  • Charity Auction

The list will continue to grow with event submissions.

All proceeds go directly to charity, so please support these events.

For more information about Child Advocates, check out their website at www.childadvocates.net.

In addition to Gen Con's charity efforts, gaming groups, and companies run events for their own charitable efforts throughout the show. These include: Gamers for Humanity and the Blood Drive, among others!

Past Charities

Over the past 11 years, Gen Con, along with it's sponsors, exhibitors, artists, attendees, vendors, etc. has raised over $230,000 for charity.

  • 2016 - The PourHouse
  • 2015 - The Julian Center
  • 2014 - Gleaners' BackSacks Program
  • 2013 - Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • 2012 – STARS Youth Foundation
  • 2011 – School on Wheels
  • 2010 – Pajama Program
  • 2009 - Indiana Math and Science Academy
  • 2008 - Fisher House
  • 2007 - Christel House
  • 2006 – Rupert’s Kids

The entire Gen Con team sincerely appreciates your support for these charity efforts. Together, we have made an important difference in the lives of those in need within Indianapolis and the greater Indiana community. Thank you!