Dream Big

Charity > Dream Big

Join us at the festival, where your favorite influencers, celebrities, and content creators will harness the power of gaming for a noble cause.

The connection is you.

DreamHack and the American Heart Association are partnering to empower the AHA with resources to provide meaningful help and education to all communities. Join us at the festival as your favorite influencers, celebrities, and content creators harness the power of gaming for good to raise money and awareness for all the important work the AHA is doing across the country.

raise money and awareness

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. The AHA wants to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.


Check out our Community Causeway for several local, gaming-specific, and community charities we will also have featured in Dallas! You can donate to support all of these charities HERE and check out their booths at the event.


Building healthy communities through gaming!

1,000 Dreams Fund

Support the dreams of talented young women.

Video Game Clubs of America

No one eats lunch alone.

Texas Scholastic Esports Federation

TexSEF believes that esports can be an accessible, inclusive, and equitable path to College, Career, & Military Readiness for all Texas students.

Friends of Rescue Animals Texas

FRAs’ vision is a world where every companion animal has a safe and loving forever home.

Starlight Children's Foundation

Delivering happiness to seriously ill kids.

Children's Health Dallas-Extra Life

Making life better for children in North Texas for more than 100 years.


1UpOnCancer is a gaming community-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to direct financial assistance for adults in the United States undergoing cancer treatment.


REGIMENT is a military gaming community that focuses on uniting military service members and veterans on all fronts.


Austin Ware

Creator Showdown Captain


Cosplay Judge

Dark Lady

Cosplay Guest

Debra Wilson

Voice Actor

Jasmine Bhullar

D&D - Dungeon Master


Cosplay Guest


Cosplay Guest

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Want to join in on the campaign? Donate to the American Heart Association!