Vorpal Tales and crew is participating in Extra Life 2020 this year on Saturday, November 7th, starting at 10am, and going strong till 10am Sunday morning. Extra Life mobilizes generous gamers to help local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The campaign culminates on a November day-of- play with fundraisers raising millions of dollars in 24-hours!

Fast Facts

  • Since 2008, gamers have raised $70MM through Extra Life
  • $15M raised in 2019 alone
  • In the Top 30 Peer-to-Peer fundraising programs
  • The first gaming-centric program to make the list
  • Currently, the list’s fastest growing
  • Annually, 50,000+ gamers sign up to “play games, heal kids.”
  • 50%+ are content creators on Twitch & YouTube

The Cause

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds & awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments & healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment & charitable care.

It All Began With One Girl

It all started with a little girl in Orange, Texas. Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Every year, 50,000+ people game in her memory and in support of millions of other kids who will benefit from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. More than 10 million kids enter a children’s hospital like your local children’s hospital across North America every year. To provide the best care for kids, children’s hospitals rely on donations and community support, as Medicaid and insurance programs do not fully cover the cost of care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has helped fill those funding gaps by raising more than $7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through Miracle Balloon icon campaigns. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.

Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised over $70 million USD for sick and injured kids. Right now, children’s hospitals need YOUR support. Be a hero.

The Event

Vorpal Tales is going all day and night, 24 hours, rotating through all of its crew. Starting out with our inaugural episode of “Bacon and Zombies” with @SpacelordPajamas and @J3Billion double-tapping after breakfast and coffee, we’ll move to two live plays in the afternoon and evening with @MadeOfKimchi and @Patty_Shakes as our respective DMs. From midnight/1am on Sunday and onward, its all games, all the time. Watch @VoodooArcade rage in Overwatch. See the crew struggle for survival in Conan Exiles and/or Elder Scrolls Online. Chill out as the crew digs holes in Minecraft, and many more adventures in many more games!

You can check us out on our Extra Life 2020 Donations page. Remember to donated and watch us starting 10am EASTERN on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 for an awesome good time, and an excellent cause.

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