For several years now, I have participated in a gaming marathon called Extra Life. Extra Life is a fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Millions of dollars have been raised by Extra Life since 2008.
This year, I am doing something a bit different for Extra Life: my Pioneers students will be joining me for 12 hours of gaming! On Friday, November 16, starting at 9:00 AM, we will begin our gaming session. Our goal is to play board games, card games, and of course video games all throughout the day, even after school! The gaming will wrap up at 9:00 PM. We are planning to webcast the gaming session live, and my students will be doing commentary and that sort of thing. Our webstream will be posted at the Pioneers website located here.
I’ve set a fundraising goal of $1000 for us. You can donate by clicking the blue Extra Life logo above. All of the money goes straight to meeting the needs of sick kids, so any little bit helps! I’m looking forward to playing some games, but the best part is doing some good for others while we play!