Moblins For Matt - Metroid Livestream

A personal campaign sponsored by Corey Austen

February 11, 2017

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Welcome to the Moblins For Matt fundraising page!

Matthew passed away on May 31st, 2016 due to a complication in epilepsy called SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy.)

Matt was an avid video game player, one of his favorite games being those of the "Legend of Zelda" series.  Matthew's older brother Corey wrote a letter to Nintendo that was published by ZeldaInformer.com, which you can read here.  The outpouring of support from Zelda Informer, Zelda fans, and Nintendo has been incredible, so in Matthew's memory, Corey hosted a Zelda Livestream on Twitch to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation called "Moblins for Matt."

The Zelda Livestream was a massive success. The streamers played six Zelda games in 66 hours: Legend of Zelda (NES), A Link to the Past, Ocarina of Time, Wind Waker, Twilight Princess, and Majora's Mask, raising $5,335!

In honor of Matt’s 24th birthday, the streamers are taking on another of Matt’s favorite video game franchises…

On February 11 at 10 am CST, the Moblins will be dawning Samus Aran’s Power Suit to battle Metroids, Space Pirates, Ridley, and Mother Brain.  Corey, Denny, and Logan will not be alone however, as they have enlisted the help of another bounty hunter…

Matthew’s mother, Lisa!

 

The four streamers will be playing the following games:

                                                                       

The goal is to add as much money toward the fundraiser as possible! Click the "Support Me" button at the top of the page to make a donation!

CLICK HERE FOR THE MOBLINS FOR MATT TWITCH CHANNEL

We are also raffling off some fantastic items for this special stream:

-A 16" x 20", hand signed, metallic Metroid print by Barrett Biggers:

-A pair of 8" x 10" Samus Aran prints by Room B31:

 

And the Grand Prize:
-An NES Classic Edition with an additional NES Classic Controller!

Stay Tuned for infomation on how to enter the raffle and win!

 

The Epilepsy Foundation provides assistance to those that live with epilepsy, have a loved one with seizures or have a desire to improve lives for people impacted by epilepsy.

Donations to the Epilepsy Foundation help advance their initiatives to: 

  • Provide programs, services, and support in your community.
  • Encourage innovation in accelerating new treatments and therapies.
  • Educate about proper seizure awareness, recognition, and first aid.
  • Advocate for improved rights and regulations involving people living with epilepsy.

Tune into the Moblins For Matt Twitch Channel to donate to a great cause, watch some quality gaming, listen to stories about Matthew, interesting conversation, and witty banter!

Follow us on Twitter! @MoblinsForMatt  #MoblinsForMatt

Check out the event on Facebook!

For more information on SUDEP, click this link.

For more information on the SUDEP Institute, visit their page here.

Questions/concerns?  Email us at moblinsformatt@gmail.com

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