Barnardos announced as the official charity partner of GamerCon

10 Mar 2017 in Fundraising, Featured, Whats Hot

Barnardos has been announced as the official charity partner of GamerCon. Set to be one of the highlights of the St. Patrick’s weekend, GamerCon will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin on March 18th and 19th 2017 and up to 25,000 Gamers are expected to attend. With YouTube stars, live music, merch market, live gaming competitions and much more, GamerCon has something for all ages.

Fundraising Manager, Mary Gamble said “Barnardos is delighted to have been chosen as official charity partner for GamerCon 2017. Events like GamerCon are an amazing opportunity for our team to meet the public and help spread the word about how we are changing the lives of children right across Ireland. We hope those attending next weekend will drop by our stand to say hi! A big thank you to all at GamerCon for this wonderful opportunity”

Ferdi Roberts, founder of GamerCon said “I am delighted that we have partnered with Barnardos, a charity whose work I've admired for many years.  Given the nature of our event we are keen to ensure that the great work they undertake is brought to the attention of our attendees and we encourage everyone to do what they can to support this wonderful charity, who work tirelessly to support children and families across the country.” 

Barnardos will be present on the main expo floor at the event to speak with guests about our work with children and families, and how the public can get involved. For additional information on GamerCon and ticket options go to