help pay for Smudge The cats Leg Surgery

So we originally had set this up to save our business, but life always throws challenges at you. Some of you who follow our channel and store will know Smudge our cat.  She was hit by a car today and very lucky to come home when she did as I was able to get her to the vets.  The damage is she has dislocated her hip and it can't be put back in with out surgery, The bill will be around $4000, so we are redirecting our fundraiser for the smudge and will worry about the business later.

We are Peter and Sue and we own Gas Games , a small retail games business in Pakenham, Victoria. We have in the past 3 years built up a community of gaming families and hobbyists that we have come to love. It goes without saying that the past 12 or so months have been difficult for so many people, including us and our business.

Not only has Covid impacted us but we now find a number of large retailers, that brought traffic to the area have left and there is a bigger problem with a long term development starting in June that will disrupt foot traffic in our immediate area for quite sometime.

It has become apparent that we can no longer continue our store in its present form and location. Because we love what we do so much we just cant bring ourselves to give up. So we have decided on a new model for the store. We want to move the shop to a more affordable location in Pakenham (which we have found and don't want to miss out on) and add a coffee shop along with play space and regular gaming events for everyone.

Possibly the largest hurdle we have is that the Covid impact to us has been a financial one. To relocate and build up a new store is an expense that we just cant achieve without your help. We need to renovate the new site and purchase (second hand) Cafe equipment and fittings and to buy more stock.

Please support us and help us realize our new dream and to continue to bring the advantages of board gaming and good coffee, to the community that we love.

Until then Play More Games

Donations

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  • Aimee Bennett 
    • 40 $ 
    • 2 d
  • Jessica Lay 
    • 100 $ 
    • 4 d
  • Suzie Clark 
    • 20 $ 
    • 5 d
  • Emily Oliver 
    • 25 $ 
    • 5 d
  • Christopher Marshall 
    • 100 $ 
    • 24 d
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Fundraising team (2)

Peter Thomson 
Organizer
Raised 630 $ from 10 donations
Pakenham VIC
Sue Raynor 
Team member
Raised 1,230 $ from 5 donations
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