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    Episode 52.5: Extra Life 2013

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    Marcia and Desirai wanted to make sure you all know about their Extra Life marathon on November 2nd, 2013 where they will be gaming for 25 hours straight to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The ladies are briefly joined by the amazing Doc Adams, founder of Extra Life. They also talk about how you can get their new smartphone app!

    To donate to anyone on The Mommy Gamers team and support them as they raise money for sick kids go to Extra-Life.org/Team/Jax You can still JOIN their team if you’d like. The more the merrier! You can also “like” our Facebook page for Extra Life in Jacksonville, Florida if you’d like to follow along with the fun we’re having.

    Live streaming of the event will be available via Twitch: Twitch.Tv/UndergroundAlley

    And ustream.tv/channel/extra-life-2013-jacksonville-fl

    The Ustream will be our main coverage, with interviews throughout the day and lots of other fun things. Make sure to tune in that day to win prizes and cheer the team on as they raise a ton of money to help sick kids.

    Extra Life 2013 Dates Announced

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    The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals have announced the date for their annual gamer driven fund raiser.  This year, Extra Life will take place on Nov. 2, 2013.

    Extra Life is a 24-hour video game marathon, started in 2008 by the Sarcastic Gamer website.  Since its inception, Extra life has brought together thousands of gamers and donors, along with hundreds of websites.   Together, they have raised millions of dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals globally.

    We are absolutely thrilled, but not surprised, with 2012’s amazing team effort to help kids at hospitals across North America and beyond,” said Jeromy “Doc” Adams, founder of Extra Life and the program’s director at CMN Hospitals. “Gamers of all kinds and ages came through and showed their ability to impact their communities through gaming. Our participants and supporters once again showed the Extra Life movement has the momentum to keep growing.

                                                                                    
    This year’s Extra Life marathon begins at 8 a.m. in your local time zone on Nov. 2, 2013 and ends at 8 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2013.  For details on how to sign up for Extra Life, individuals or teams may visit www.extra-life.org/

    About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

    Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $4 billion, most of it $1 at a time. These donations have gone to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all in support of our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

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