Goodwill’s technology store, The GRID: Powered by Goodwill, is hosting a Gamer Meet-Up to celebrate one year of being at its current storefront location on Wilkinson Boulevard. It sounds like a fun event!
Friday, November 18, from 5 – 7 p.m.
The GRID, which is located at The Goodwill Opportunity Campus at 5301 Wilkinson Boulevard in west Charlotte.
To celebrate The GRID opening its current location one year ago, they’re hosting a Gamer Meet-Up. Gamers of all skill levels are invited to join – whether you’re an expert gamer or simply like a good Mario Kart battle every now and then, this event is for you!
- They’ve rented a couple of NASCAR simulators from the local, professional e-sports team, The Charlotte Phoenix, that guests can try out for themselves.
- They’ll also have a couple of retro gaming stations set up.
- Guests can enter a raffle to win a variety of gaming prizes (including a gaming laptop, a gaming PC, and a PlayStation 4).
- Stop by the merch table to get some free swag.
- There will be a food truck on-site and other light refreshments available.
- Guests are encouraged to bring games to trade with other guests.
TECH FINDS THAT DO GOOD:
The revenue that Goodwill generates from selling donated goods at The GRID funds career training courses, job search support, family stability services and more – all of which they offer free of charge to thousands of people in the local community each year.