Local Gamers Play to Heal Kids on Extra Life Game Day, Nov. 4

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NBC 5 and the Children’s Miracle Network invite you to support thousands of gamers as they raise money to save and improve the lives of sick and injured kids during Extra Life Game Day this Saturday, November 4. The Children’s Miracle Network Hospital program helps participants use their love of gaming to impact patients in their local community. Thousands of gamers all over the world pledge to game for 24 hours.

A local Extra Life team, Heroic Inner Kids, is hosting their third Extra Life charity event. Participants from around the metroplex will join together for a 24-hour gaming marathon. Held at Invodo Studios Dallas, gamers invite friends, family, and fans to join the event and raise donations for a CMN Hospital.

Game Day is November 4, but participants may complete their 24 hours of play however they like — all in one day, one hour a day for 24 days, etc. While anyone can participate, many content creators live-stream their play and earn donations from followers. Participants can register and join the team at Extra-Life.org, select their local or preferred Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, set a fundraising goal and collect donations throughout the year for kids in need.

About Extra Life
Extra Life is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising program within the gaming community. Participants fundraise year-round and pledge to game for 24 hours with one goal: to save and improve the lives of sick and injured kids. Funds raised stay local to help pediatric patients at one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. Since 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for member hospitals. The movement, formed by gamers bonded by passion, is committed to saving and improving the lives of local kids. Play games, heal kids and join the community today at www.extra-life.org.

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.

For more information on how to help, please visit www.Extra-Life.org.

Extra Life Game Day 2017
Benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Saturday, November 4
Invodo Studios Dallas
801 Klein Rd #300
Plano, TX 75074

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