Atomic Convention, or AtomiCon, is an anime convention themed charity event that aims to raise awareness and funds for two amazing non-profit organizations happening on Sunday, November 15 at the Uptown Shopping Center in Richland, Washington.
Hope For The Day (HFTD) focuses on suicide prevention and mental health education through self expression platforms to achieve outreach, education, and prevention. "It’s ok not to be ok, have hope.” -Hope For The Day mission statement.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
The organizers are planning to have events such as a card tournament, a super smash bros tournament, a cosplay contest, some Jugger provided by the Atomic Jugger Tri-Cities group, and a few other ideas which will be listed and explained on an event schedule soon to be posted here. Some of these events will be free to attend with prizes for winners, but some events (like the card tournament and the super smash bros tournament) will have a buy-in price which will go directly to the charity.
The prizes for all events will be based upon donation and the kindness of the participating Uptown locations. Prizes for each event may vary depending upon owner discretion and donation submissions. For more information go to the event's Facebook page.Posted by Colleen D. Lane on