Extra Life Raises $6.3 Million for Charity

extra-life-2015-bannerFor 24 hours starting on the morning of November 7th, gamers gathered online to raise money for charity. The annual Extra Life fundraiser sees gamers do a 24-hour marathon gaming stream to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. This year, the live streaming marathons raised $6,360,566 in donations.

This weekend’s total donations of $6.3 million topped last year’s record of $5.4 million raised. According to Extra Life, this year, the total cumulative money raised over the history of the fundraiser crossed the $20 million mark.

Even though the annual livestreaming event is over, you can still donate to Extra Life at their website.

Source: Extra Life


About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on November 10, 2015, in Games and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. It does my heart good to see gamers come together for a good cause, make me feel good to be a gamer.


Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: