Team ArenaNet is getting ready for our fifth annual Extra Life Game Day event!
Our amazing community from across the globe has raised almost $400,000 USD for local children’s hospitals. This year we’ve got a legendary challenge for Tyria’s heroes: can you help us speedrun the next milestone and race all the way to $500,000 USD?
What is Extra Life?
During the annual Extra Life marathon, teams and individuals from many gaming communities play for 24 hours to raise funds in support of Children’s Miracle Network, a network of 170 non-profit children’s hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. Donations pay healthcare costs for critically ill and injured children not covered by health insurance or Medicaid, help hospitals purchase pediatric medical equipment, and fund disease research.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to support families who lack health insurance and have children in urgent need of medical treatment. Children’s hospitals have a greater need to invest in personal protective equipment, COVID-19 testing supplies, telehealth services, and more.
Children’s Miracle Network has created the COVID-19 Impact Fund to help take care of their young patients during the pandemic. Your Extra Life 2021 donations will support this fund and help hospitals provide the lifesaving care kids need.
Join Team ArenaNet
We’re all working toward the same goal for Extra Life: helping kids! Everyone is invited to be part of Team ArenaNet. To join, visit the official Extra Life website and choose “Team ArenaNet” as your team when you sign up.
If you’d like to create your own team, we invite you to join the ArenaNet Super Team. When you sign up on the official Extra Life website, choose “Create a Sub Team.” Your team will still have its own page, members, and fundraising goals, but you’ll be recognized on the ArenaNet Super Team’s leaderboards and the funds you raise will contribute to the overall Super Team total.
You don’t have to livestream Guild Wars 2 to team up with us. You can stream a game of your choice, or raise funds by telling your friends, family, and colleagues how they can donate to support Extra Life.
Game Day: 5 November
The ArenaNet team members are excited to kick off this year’s 24-hour streaming marathon. Our Extra Life Game Day event begins at noon Pacific Time on Friday, 5 November and ends at noon on Saturday, 6 November.