Zach Wigal

Member Since 2021

Zach Wigal

Founder

Gamers Outreach

Zach Wigal is the founder of Gamers Outreach, a charity organization that provides recreation to children in hospitals through the power of video games and the gaming community. To date, Gamers Outreach programs enable an estimated 1.5 - 2 million play sessions for patients across 200 healthcare facilities each year. The organization also hosts one of the largest LAN parties in North America - Gamers for Giving - which brings together gamers and esports enthusiasts to support hospitalized families. Wigal has been recognized as a 2019 CNN Hero and named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list (2017) for his work in the games-for-health space.


SKILLS

  • Video Games
  • Event Management
  • Social Media

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COMPANY INFO

Gamers Outreach

Gamers Outreach is a for-purpose organization helping to restore a sense of joy and normalcy in the lives of hospitalized families. Through the power of video games and the gaming community, Gamers Outreach is building a world where play is easily prioritized alongside research and treatment.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Video Games
  • Health Care

INDUSTRY

Gaming