Joe Manganiello, Jeff Goldblum, Ming-Na Wen, And Gillian Jacobs Team Up For Jackbox Games Virtual Game Night For Covid-19 Relief
Joe Manganiello (True Blood, Magic Mike ), Jeff Goldblum ( Jurassic World, The Fly, The Big Chill ), Ming-Na Wen ( The Mandalorian, Mulan ), and Gillian Jacobs ( Love, Community) have teamed up for a night of virtual gaming with Jackbox Games for charity. Led by Dungeons and Dragons master Joe Manganiello, the other celebrities will join him as they raise $100,000 for a charity close to Joe's heart — the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital Helpers Fund. The Fund was created to help combat Coronavirus in the community. Joe is widely recognized for his gaming skills and gathering celebrities together not only for fun but also for a good cause. The virtual gaming event takes place on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 9 p.m. ET, and home viewers can tune in and play along through a variety of streaming options.
Jackbox Games has hosted a series of live-streaming gaming events called Celebrity Jackbox: Games & Giving and Joe Manganiello's game tonight will be the eighth of ten episodes. As the program winds down, fans are thrilled to see the celebrity lineup who will join Joe play live and in real-time.
Joe, Jeff, Ming-Na, and Gillian will play Trivia Murder Party 2 and Tee K.O. You may watch the stream live on YouTube in the video player below beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
The gaming event will be held on multiple platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer.
Jackbox Games released a statement describing the event. You may read it below.
"On the show, celebrities will play Jackbox games from home via video conference, while celebrating a not-for-profit organization that is tackling the fallout from the crisis head on. Every week, Jackbox Games will be donating $100,000 to the featured charity. In total, $1 million in donations is made possible because of YOU, our fans and customers, during this time of hardship. Your overwhelming support of our games has made it possible for us to show our support for ten extraordinary organizations."
You may watch live and play along during tonight's games at Twitch.tv/JackboxGames, YouTube.com/JackboxGames, Mixer.com/JackboxGames, and Facebook.com/JackboxGames.
Are you going to tune in to the live-stream and watch Joe Manganiello, Jeff Goldblum, Ming-Na Wen, and Gillian Jacobs play Jackbox Games for charity tonight?
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