Mission Statement

Fandom Charities Inc.® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established for the purpose of raising funds for charitable organizations through fandom events, conventions, special appearances and media events, and to serve as a hub for the latest news and happenings in the creative universe of selected fandoms, and to provide related educational activities.

What Is WhedonCon?

Having fun while doing good at the same time! We aim to educate while entertaining in all areas of fandom: books, comics, television, movies, animation, technology, steampunk, arts and sciences. In addition to dealers’ room and panels, there will be seminars, hands-on workshops & meetup areas on those topics.

Benefiting Charities in 2018


The team at the Lupus Foundation of America is devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, an unpredictable, devastating disease, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact through programs of research, education, support and advocacy.

In memory of Ron Glass, the Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center, a nonprofit youth center that provides free after school and low-cost summer programs for boys and girls in grades 3-12.  Their goals include preparing the attending youth for college.

More information at WhedonCon.com/about