S.O.S. Gamers is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization incorporated January 12, 2010 in the state of New York. S.O.S. Gamers exists for the purposes of using interactive electronic entertainment as a means to perform charitable services and support causes that aid society as a whole. Our organization will carry out this mission by harnessing the growing influence of the video game industry, media and culture. It is our objective to organize activities and services that incorporate the exciting, interactive aspects of the electronic video game medium fused with the community building & good-natured qualities that flourish when performing charitable activities. The organization was founded by several individuals from various backgrounds which include Electrical Engineering, Packaging Science, Marketing, Insurance Underwriting, Office Management Services and Retail Management. All members of the organization have a life long attachment to the electronic video game culture, community and industry. This in turn has aided the team in forging a long and successful history of hosting community events related to the various aspects of electronic video gaming.