Extra Life Raises $6.3 Million for Charity
For 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.
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The annual game streaming marathon fundraiser Extra Life. Every year, gamers come together to do 24-hour live streams of them playing games to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Streams start at about 8:00 AM local time and run for the next 24 hours. Donations and presumably stream ad revenue go to charity.
You can find out more about Extra Life and make donations at extra-life.org. You can find streamers on the Extra Life website or on the Twitch Extra Life directory.
Extra Life Raises $3.8 Million for Charity
Neither rain, nor snow, nor DDoS attacks stayed gamers from raising a record amount of money for charity during last weekend’s Extra Life charity fundraiser. Despite suffering a DDoS attack on its main website, Extra Life raised over $3.8 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.