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Join us for Extra Life Game Day on November 6!

Since 2008, Gamers involved in Extra Life have been playing games and healing kids treated at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. Last year alone, Extra Lifers playing for The Children’s Hospital raised more than $132,200!

On November 6, Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising program, is hosting their annual Game Day broadcast and we want to share how you can get involved:

  • Register to Play games, Heal kids at and select The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
  • Pledge to play games and ask your friends and family to donate.
  • You can play whatever game(s) you like for however long you want on whatever console, platform or place.
  • Not a gamer but still want to help? Donate to a participants page or share about the event on your social media channels!

Find all the resources and best practices you need to make your Extra Life experience the best. When you pledge to play games, heal kids, you’re helping kids like Drew.

In November 2016, Drew was a happy, healthy two-year-old who had never been ill. One day, he was rushed to the H-E-B Emergency Department at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio with a very high fever. Physicians diagnosed Drew with pneumonia, and admitted him into the Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit (PICU). The pneumonia continued to get worse. Physicians determined Drew had necrotizing pneumonia with empyema, a very rare complication of a bacterial lung infection, with dying lung tissue, which made Drew’s condition much more serious. He underwent two surgeries. Drew recovered and spent two weeks in with physical, occupational, and speech therapists, re-learning how to walk, talk, and eat.

Thanks to donors like you, today, Drew is an energetic seven-year-old with a love for reading and being outdoors.

To learn more about how you can play games and help heal kids, visit and follow them on social media on

Extra Life 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 for sick and injured kids. Sign up today and dedicate a day of play for kids in your community!