October 31, 2018
Philanthropic gamers during Nerdery offices in Bloomington, Chicago and Kansas City will combine for one means a weekend of Nov 3-4: to urge a lives of kids with disabilities and critical illnesses. The Extra Life 24-hour gaming marathon asks tens of thousands of gamer from around a universe to dedicate to personification for an whole day to lift income for their internal Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
In a final 6 years, Nerdery’s Extra Life Nerds group has lifted some-more than $140,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Team members lift income simply by personification a game(s) and activities of their choice for 24-hours – and entertainment pledges and donations. To make internal impact, people during 3 opposite Nerdery bureau locations lift supports benefiting a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in their city, including:
- Chicago – Lurie Children’s Hospital
- Kansas City – KU Pediatrics
- Twin Cities – Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
Saturday, Nov. 3 during 8 a.m. by – 8 a.m. on Nov. 4
Chicago Nerdery: 1033 W. Van Buren St. Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60607
Kansas City Nerdery: 100 E 7 St. Suite 401 Kansas City, MO 64106
Twin Cities Nerdery: 9555 James Ave. S., Suite 245, Bloomington, MN 55431
From 11 a.m. -1 p.m., patients of Gillette Children’s (families and children) will revisit Nerdery in Bloomington to play games and uncover their appreciation for fundraisers. Here are stories about dual of a visiting families:
Lindgren family: https://www.gillettechildrens.org/khm/not-just-brothers-best-friends
Brummond family: https://www.gillettechildrens.org/khm/fibular-hemimelia-and-the-fast-full-life-of-eli-brummond
The combined-office idea for Extra Life Nerds this year is $50,000 – mostly from players removing donations and pledges from friends, family and associate Nerds (Nerdery matches all worker donations). Previous to Extra Life weekend, Nerdery participants have orderly mixed extra fundraising events, including a dad-joke competition, trivia contest, breakfast, lunch, scotch tasting and poker game.
Extra Life Nerds saw an event to offer serve a whole Extra Life village by building a dashboard for teams to lane their fundraising – and creation it openly accessible to all teams, everywhere.
More info for your referen-ce:
- Nerdery.com blog about a final Extra Life event
- About Extra Life
- Extra Life Nerd’s Donation Page
- Chicago 2017 recap
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