’13 Charity Events

Acquiring an Artifact: Warehouse 13

We will soon be saying goodbye to Warehouse 13, but all is not lost.  During “Warehouse 13 Super Mega Awesome Panel” on Saturday at 1PM in the Atrium Ballroom of the Marriot, our favorite Secret Service agent, Eddie McClintock, drew a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork to be auctioned off on Sunday.  The auction benefits the three Dragon Con charities: Noah’s… Read more →

The Many Charity Auctions of Dragon Con

All day Saturday, the charity auctions have been aiming to reach their goal of $100,000 (and hopefully set a record). The Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary will receive 50% of the proceeds, the Georgia Conservancy 30%, and the Marcus Autism Center 20%. This year, Dragon Con asked its fans to help select our three official charities via polls on social media…. Read more →

Own a Piece of Sherrilyn Kenyon History

Menyons, here is your chance to own a piece of history from Sherrilyn Kenyon. The very first printed edition of Styxx is being auctioned for charity! The auction benefits three charities: Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, which shelters abused exotic animals, the Georgia Conservancy, which helps to protect the state’s natural resources, and the Marcus Autism Center, which helps diagnose and… Read more →

Charity Spotlight: The Marcus Autism Center

The Marcus Autism Center was founded in 1991 as the Marcus Developmental Resource Center. With more than 6,000 patients treated annually, the center is the largest clinical care provider in the nation for children with autism and one of only three Autism Centers of Excellence in the nation. The Marcus Autism Center now falls under the umbrella of the Children’s… Read more →

Charity Spotlight: The Georgia Conservancy

The Georgia Conservancy, founded in 1968, has worked on a host of land and water conservation projects, as well as clean air programs around the State. As parks and other protected land was being created around the country, the founders wanted to bring that to Georgia. Some of the early successes include the creation of Panola Mountain State Park and Sweet… Read more →

Charity Spotlight: Noah's Ark

Charity Spotlight: Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark was founded in 1978 by Jama Hedgecoth. She is assisted by Charlie Hedgecoth, and his wife, Allison, with the loving attention of their dog, Yani (who will happily plaster you with sloppy dog kisses, given half a chance). Noah’s Ark was intended to be an animal sanctuary as well as a place where people could come see the animals for free. The sanctuary… Read more →

Atlanta Braves Welcome Dragon Con to Turner Field

Atlanta Braves Welcome Dragon Con to Turner Field

Thursday night, the Atlanta Braves hosted Dragon Con Night at Turner Field. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the official 2013 Dragon Con charities: Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary, Georgia Conservancy, and Marcus Autism Center. Tickets were available at almost all levels of the stadium, and before the game, costumed attendees were invited to participate in a parade around… Read more →

2013 Dragon Con Charities Need Your Support!

Dragon Con has had a rich and illustrious history of supporting charities. This year, we have three primary charities, and for the first time, Dragon Con fans were able to choose which charities the convention would be supporting. As always, the fans stepped up wonderfully and cast nearly 40,000 votes over two weeks, choosing from a list of five charities…. Read more →