Help Michael Forgey (Mike 4G) fight cancer

For: Michael Forgey
Woodinville, WA
Organizer: Erika Evans *Carlson*
Help Michael Forgey (Mike 4G) fight cancer (Michael Forgey)
$135,846
of $300,000 goal.
Raised by 1065 donors
45% Complete

The Story

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 after visiting the doctor for a migraine, Mike learned that he has a glioblastoma, a rare and highly aggressive form of cancer.  Mike was rushed into emergency surgery, the doctors did everything they could surgically, but his primary tumor is inoperable.  Mike has undergone radiation, and while involved in a clinical trial at Fred Hutch/UW underwent a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy.  He is now looking into additional therapies. This process is mentally, physically, and emotionally grueling, but this has not stopped Mike’s unconquerable spirit and positive outlook.

If you worked with Mike on Shadow of Mordor, Gears of War I and II, Fable, Media Center, Zune, Conker, or Perfect Dark Zero you have experienced his positive energy, passion, and unfailing support.  Mike has always been the first to volunteer, getting in earliest in the day and the last to leave at night.  You know that he’s always been there when you needed him.

Now Mike needs you.

Mike and April have three beautiful children, each amazing in their own way, smart, talented, and compassionate.   Mike needs to know that his family will be ok, and that you stand beside him in this fight.  Your donation will help cover the medical expenses and securing the future for Mike’s children.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on November 3, 2017

Posted on November 3, 2017

Hello Forthog Orc Slayer Supporters,

To everyone who has shown support to our family, we want to say thank you! Thank you from our family, and thank you from our friends. The outpouring of love, support, and generosity has been overwhelming. We have felt so much love throughout this difficult time.

We wanted to take a moment to say thank you, and to try to give something back. As many of you know, music and games were an intrinsic part of Mike's life. He wanted to reach as many people as he could through the things that he loved. He would be so very happy and proud that he has touched so many.

Just recently, many of you have seen that his co-workers memorialized him in the game "Shadow of War", that he was working on when he passed. In the video they used the song that he wrote, sang, and produced with some of his dearest friends.

We want to share with you one of Mike's last contributions to this world. Finishing this album meant a lot to him and his band. We hope you enjoy this song as much as we do.

Please go to https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/thecoldthatlastsallwinte to freely stream and download "Back Home"; the song that accompanies the Forthog Orc-Slayer DLC. There is not a way to make a direct link to "Back Home", this is by no means a way promote the album, we just want to show our thanks. We hope that this demonstrates a sliver of the gratitude we would like to express to everyone whose lives were touched by Mike in some way.

Thank you,

The 4G Family

Posted on April 9, 2016

Posted on April 9, 2016

The auction has been very successful so far, thank you for helping make it a success.

The next wave of items just went live on the auction site, from more T-shirts to more studio tours and some unusual items like custom art and the ability to be a character in a game.

Please check out the new items and spread the word:
Http://stores.ebay.com/mike4gauction. 




Posted on April 5, 2016

Posted on April 5, 2016

We are running a Gaming Memorabilia Memorial Auction for Mike Forgey's
family.  Mike's game industry friends have contributed over 100 exclusive
items for gaming fans to purchase over the next few weeks. We have
everything from t-shirts and consoles to signed copies of games to rare
items that are only available at this auction.

The auction can be found here: http://stores.ebay.com/mike4gauction

All proceeds will go to Mike's family.

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