This is an interesting question and I am going to love to read a lot of the answers that pop up to this one on social media but it is not one that I can offer an amazing story in myself. Sure I am an owner of a FLGS so I open nearly every day for everyone to play a game or six but that is my business and my livelihood until I go broke anyhow!
There is one civil minded guy in the store by the name of Tom. Tom loves his Magic and role playing and occasionally will also give me a game of Android Netrunner. After we opened he quickly became a regular and suggested to me that we should spend some time at the local hospital playing games with the people in there for extended periods. I whole heatedly loved this idea and approached the hospital and the State Government to make it a reality. I got promising emails back to say that it sounded like a great idea and despite me responding to every mail the answers, and likelihood of this ever getting off the ground, appears to have ground to a complete halt in the health system. All we needed was a time and a place but it looks like that will never happen with our wondrous Tasmanian Health System.
It has been a major disappointment for me and I think probably one of the major disappointments for me. All those amazing people that have been laid low in hospital could have easily been a part of a group of us playing games and helping them heal with a bit of fun but bureaucracy is a thing designed to stifle.
So despite being able to have an awesome, inspiring story all I have is a huge amount of respect for Tom and his idea and a cautionary tale about not trying to do things through official paths with the government. Sorry to bring you all down! Keep rolling!