The Portland, Oregon gamer community PDXLAN donated 37,500 lbs of food to a local charity to feed the homeless. The gamers hold parties three times a year where people from all over the country gather to game in real life. The meet-ups involve a charitable aspect, raising funds for groups American Red Cross, Smile Train and Child’s Play. For the most recent meet-up held the weekend before Thanksgiving, PDXLAN and their friends, who have done food drives over the past seven years, scored over 17 tons of food collected in 48 hours.
|By: Lisa Derrick Saturday November 30, 2013 11:50 am|
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer launched Windows 8 and the company’s new Surface tablet today in advance of the holiday season. They will begin selling at midnight tonight online and in the company’s new popup stores around the country tomorrow.