Youth esports organization Vanta partners with Starlight Children’s Foundation to bring games to hospitalized kids

BOSTON, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Youth esports organization Vanta today announced its support for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to bring happiness to sick children and their families. in children’s hospitals in the United States.

The two organizations will work together to bring gaming to pediatric patients, providing a sense of normalcy, entertainment and distraction to help improve their health outcomes..

Situated at BostonVanta is a youth esports development platform that works with schools and community organizations to provide a digital esports platform, competitive esports leagues, and coaching and programming. experts for children aged 8 to 18.

“At Vanta, we truly believe in the power of the game and the positive impact it can have on young players,” said James Roche, co-founder and CMO of Vanta. “We are extremely excited to team up with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, who have done incredible work for children struggling with serious injuries and illnesses over the years. Together, we can harness the power of play and play a role in helping put smiles back on the faces of children and their families.We appreciate what Starlight is working on and allowing us to support their mission.

Vanta is committed to participating in several charitable streaming campaigns through Stream For Starlight, a year-round campaign that invites content creators to stream on Twitch or YouTube and help bring happiness to seriously ill children. By the end of 2022, Vanta’s goal is to raise funds to place Starlight gaming stations at Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital UMPC, a hospital the youth esports team has chosen to sponsor.

Throughout the year, Vanta’s Twitch channel VantaLeagues will feature coaching spotlights from some of their top esports coaches, a special Match of the Week, exclusive events, and more.

“Starlight is thrilled to have Vanta join our Stream For Starlight community, with over 500 streamers raising funds throughout the year to help bring Starlight’s innovative programs such as Starlight Gaming, Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Gowns to more than 800 hospitals across the United States,” said Aimee FinnSenior Director of Marketing and Community Engagement.

Vanta will participate in three dedicated streaming campaigns on its Twitch channel, including one that ran from June 23June 26. Additionally, Vanta will host an open donation link on its page for the remainder of the year.

The next streaming events will take place in September, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in December for Starlight’s 12 Days of Streaming event.

You can view Vanta’s content at https://www.twitch.tv/vantaleagues and contribute to their Starlight Donation Campaign starting today.

About Vanta
Vanta is a youth esports development platform that works with schools and community organizations to provide a safe digital esports platform for kids, competitive esports leagues, expert coaching and holistic programming for children ages 8-18.

To learn more, visit the Vanta homepage Where their school pageand to learn more about Vanta’s coaching offering, check out their coaching and development page. To follow their latest news, Follow Vanta on Twitter Where Facebook.

About Starlight Children’s Foundation
The Starlight Children’s Foundation is a 501©3 organization that brings happiness to seriously ill or injured children and their families. Since 1982, Starlight’s revolutionary and innovative programs, such as Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wearand Starlight gameimpacted 21 million children at more than 800 children’s hospitals across the United States

To learn more and to help Starlight bring happiness to seriously ill children, visit www.starlight.org and follow Starlight on Facebook, instagramand Twitter.

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