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60 Days to Extra Life Game Day!

If you’ve delayed signing up for Extra Life, today is the perfect day to sign up. We are officially 60 days away from Game Day on Saturday, November 4th! You can kick off your fundraising by making a donation to yourself, and let others know that you’ve started your campaign. With built-in connectors to Facebook, twitter, and the Extra Life app, it’s easier than ever to let people know you’re fundraising. We even have some best practices to get you started.

How much can you raise in 60 days? It only takes $3.34 a day to raise over $200. Want to break it down further? That’s only eight weeks. If you talk about Extra Life to just five people a week, you can reach 40 people! If everyone donates $5, you’ve raised $200. Those 40 potential donations could become 40 additional Extra Lifers. Your participation and messaging makes an impact, and that’s how Extra Life has grown to more than 19,000 players helping to heal sick and injured kids.

If you think Extra Life is just for video games, think again! Another great reason to start your campaign this month is the third annual Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation Weekend that kicks off Saturday, September 23rd. If the idea of playing games for 24 hours is daunting, you can break it up into multiple days, starting with Tabletop Appreciation Weekend.

The great thing about Extra Life is you can participate from anywhere – at home, at a friends, at participating gaming stores, or an Extra Life event in your area. Remember that all the funds you raise go directly to the hospital you are playing for. And with 150+ Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, there’s likely one right in your backyard that needs your help.

Extra Life unites thousands of players around the world in a 24-hour fundraising and gaming marathon in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for sick and injured kids. You can learn more and sign up at