Houston Outlaws & GameStop Team Up to Surprise 11-Year-Old Super Fan with Special Wish

The Overwatch League’s Houston Outlaws and GameStop recently teamed up with Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana to provide 11-year-old Oliver, a big fan, with a special gaming surprise!

Team members purchased, wrapped, and delivered a special gift to the young fan’s home in conjunction with Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana. The package included a Respawn gaming chair, a television, and a PlayStation 5 as well as several accessories and video games. In addition, Oliver received an autographed Outlaws jersey!

“This partnership is very special to us,” said Robyn St. Germain, Executive Director of Sales & Global Partnerships at Beasley Esports.\”Bringing joy to youth through gaming\” is a major mission for us for 2021. Our goal is to demonstrate how much joy that kids and their families can have through the fantastical and competitive world of esports!”

“The Houston Outlaws couldn’t be more excited about providing Oliver with his wish,” said Lori Burgess, Chief Operating Officer of The Houston Outlaws. “Our players selected all of their favorite products at GameStop and have named Oliver our ‘Junior Outlaw’. We love the joy that video games can bring to kids, helping them escape the challenges of life by allowing them to enjoy the thrill of competition and gameplay with friends, family members and other gamers when it matters most.\”

“At GameStop, we thrive on bringing the worlds of gaming to Make-A-Wish children who seek a way to connect with others while they are on their medical journey. Along with the Houston Outlaws, it’s our pleasure to provide Oliver with everything he needs to game like a boss while on his journey,” said Frank Hamlin, Chief Customer Officer for GameStop.”

“We are grateful for our community and national partners that allow us to grant gaming wishes – especially those in high demand like the PS5,” said Yara El-Sayed Guest, CEO of Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana. “Thank you to the donors and volunteers for making this wish come true during such an unprecedented time.”

Video Link: https://youtu.be/vQxmkQpIi4U

ABOUT BEASLEY ESPORTS:

Beasley Esports is the newest division of Beasley Media Group, LLC is a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., which owns and operates 63 stations (46 FM and 17 AM) in 15 large and mid-size markets in the United States. As a company, we are committed to creating high-quality cross-platform content for consumers; catering to esports and video game fans and fanatics. Beasley Esports brands include the Overwatch League’s Houston Outlaws, CheckpointXP, CheckpointXP on Campus, and Team Renegades, Beasley Esports is committed to delivering premier content and entertainment for professional and casual gamer. 

ABOUT GAMESTOP:

GameStop, the world’s largest video game retailer, offers the best selection of new and pre-owned video gaming consoles, accessories, and video game titles, in both physical and digital formats. GameStop also offers fans a wide variety of POP! vinyl figures, collectibles, board games and more. Through GameStop’s unique buy-sell-trade program, gamers can trade in video game consoles, games, and accessories, as well as consumer electronics for cash or in-store credit. GameStop Gives, the retailer’s social responsibility arm, unites with its associates and guests in supporting charity by giving more than $20 million since 2015. The retailer operates thousands of locations around the world under the GameStop, EB Games, ThinkGeek and Micromania retail brands. Fans can find their local GameStop store using the company’s online store locator tool.

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ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH* TEXAS GULF COAST & LOUISIANA:

We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. This improves their quality of life and produces better health outcomes. A wish transforms the lives of children, their families, volunteers, supporters, medical professionals, and entire communities. Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana is one of 59 chapters throughout the United States and its territories. Since our chapter’s inception in 1984, we have granted over 8,200 wishes, and, during fiscal year 2020, we granted more than 500 wishes. Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the United States and in 50 countries worldwide. Since 1980, more than 500,000 wishes have been granted to children in the U.S. and its territories.

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