Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers to frequently asked questions for the Cookie Brigade. If your question isn’t covered here please contact us.

Is the Cookie Brigade a registered 501(c)(3) entity?

The Cookie Brigade is a Washington State non-profit corporation and a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, our Tax ID (EIN) is 81-2059580. All contributions made to the Cookie Brigade are deductible as provided by law.

If you have made an online donation using the Child’s Play widget on our website or made a donations at an event your donation was made to the Child’s Play charity which also a registered 501(c)3 organization. The Child’s Play EIN is 20-3584556 and additional information can be found on their website.

How did the brigade get its start?

Back in 2007 two PAX attendees decided to bring tasty cookies with them to give out to other attendees. As they were handing out cookies people insisted on giving them money for the delicious cookie. Those two first brigadiers decided to give that money to Child’s Play and the cookie brigade was born. Check out our About Us page to learn more!

What exactly does the Cookie Brigade do?

We believe in the power of a kind gesture to change hearts and effect change. We support the gaming community in building their own fundraising campaigns. We also support kids and families in our communities through direct support to other organizations and our own programs.