“What is Extra Life?”

Extra Life is a Children’s Miracle Network initiative that unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $70 million USD for sick and injured kids. Sign up today and dedicate a day of play for kids in your community!

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“Where does the money I raise go?”

All the money raised by Extra Life Edmonton, and Game Day participants, goes directly to the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Extra Life is a Children’s Miracle Network initiative and all funds are distributed directly by them.

This money is used to improve the quality of life of all patients, as well as support new equipment, procedures, and groundbreaking research.

“I’d like to volunteer, how can I sign up?”

You can direct any questions about volunteering to extralifeedmonton@gmail.com.

Game Day 2022

“What is the Game Day event?”

Game Day is an annual 24-hour gaming marathon in which participants raise money for their local CMN network hospital. In Edmonton, that’s the Stollery Children’s Hospital! Game Day also refers to Team Extra Life Edmonton’s annual gaming marathon FUNdraiser event. Connect with us on Facebook to learn more.

“How are you addressing health and safety concerns?”

For Game Day 2022, Extra Life Edmonton is going online! You will be able to participate from home, and experience our awesome programing through our Discord server.

“Can I attend Game Day if I’m fundraising for a different hospital?”

For Game Day 2022, we are opening Game Day to everyone through our Discord server. Extra Life Edmonton is primarily a fundraiser for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Stollery is an incredible organization, and we encourage everyone to support them through their fundraising.

“Can I make my own Extra Life team and still attend Game Day?” 

Attendees are allowed to create their own Extra Life teams. We do encourage all participants to join the Extra Life Edmonton team, as this allows us to more accurately measure the impact of our fundraising. In order to be eligible for our awesome prizing, you must be fundraising for the Stollery and be registered for Game Day 2022 through Eventbrite.