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Extra Life - Heroes for Kids Party, Games, Fun & Saving Kids Lives!

  • Oct 25, 2014 · 8:00 AM
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Extra Life Party 2014 is happening in honor of children needing hospital care. It's official!   We are also teaming up with the folks over at Extremely Shy for this!

Amount raised this year:  $40.00

For instructions on how to donate, please see instructions below.

Click here to check out how much fun we had at last year's awesome events -  Geeks and Gamers Extra Life 2013 Event & ESV Extra Life 2013 Event

 

Donors List

Becky Keener - $15.00

Steven Lowe - $25.00

Tens of thousands of gamers have joined together to save the lives of local kids in a celebration of gaming culture that we call Extra Life.  From console games to tabletop RPG's to even lawn sports, Extra Life gives people that love to play a chance to do what they love to save lives and make a difference.

Originally designed as a 24-hour marathon of gaming, Extra Life has evolved to mean different things to different people (though most of our participants still attempt the marathon).

To participate you need only sign up (free) and gather the support of your friends and family through tax-deductible donations to your local Children's Miracle Network Hospital (BC Children's Hospital).  Then on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 (or any day that works for you!) play any game(s) you want on any platform(s) that you want with anyone you want for as long as you want.

The proceeds from Extra Life stay where they're raised to support children's hospitals.

Since 2008, Extra Life's incredible players have raised more than 8 million dollars worldwide, $4 million of which was raised in 2013 alone!

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We are going to play both board games & video games (hopefully - about the video games!)

If you want to play video games PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLERS!! As well as games you want to play.   We will have a selection there as well  (list to be updated)

Please bring your own food or drink, preferably something non-greasy so we don't get grease all over expensive gaming equipment & board games.  The hall has a kitchen with microwave, fridge & stove.

 We may order take out at some point depending on demand.

If you bring any alcoholic beverages, Drink responsibly and don't trash the venue if you are losing in a game.

We have our own Extra Life team! Our team page will be available soon.  I invite you to donate to this wonderful cause and/or join our team and be a hero to kids!

To donate to support the LM Heroes 4 Kids team and BC Children's Hospital:

-Go to  LM Heroes 4 Kids Team Page.

-Click Roster.

-Click on any Geeks and Gamers team member's name.

-Click on Support Me!

All proceeds are going to BC Childrens Hospital (part of the Children's Miracle Network)!

Where does your money go after you made your donation?

Without going into too much details, donations made online will be collected by Children's Miracle Network. Children's Miracle Network will send funds to local children's hospitals 4 times a year, ie. BC Children's Hospital. These funds will include funds you have donated. BC Children's Hospital will put these funds into a budget for urgent care where it will be used to save children's lives. 

http://youtu.be/6dmTHfnXnjs

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I have booked the hall in my housing complex for us to use. If you can bring some food or drinks to help us out that would be amazing!

It is the main stand alone building on the Left hand side as you enter off of 80th Avenue.  The door is on the side of the building. Click on image below to enlarge.

There is absolutely NO visitors parking anywhere on the grounds, but there is free parking directly across the street all along 80th Avenue. Click on the image below to enlarge and see where the parking is.

The hall is a big open room that has some fold up tables and chairs, as well as a couple couches to sit on.  There is a kitchenette there, with a fridge, stove and sink, kettle and coffee pot. I will get us some plastic/paper plates etc - then we don't have to worry about dishes.  There is also a washroom as well.

Check out our Extra Life Page below:

http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=15868

If you are coming to visit us or play with us don't forget to bring your favorite game & controllers if you want to play a video game!!


If you have any further questions or comments, please do let me know! 

Let' get together & have some fun & raise funds for some kids!  


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Oh yea I wanted to make it clear to everyone - this event is a 24 hr event, but YOU don't have to be there 24 hrs.  Last year I did 24 hrs since I was receiving donations - it's part of my pledge.  

This year, again since I am taking donations & pledging to do this, I will be there 24 hrs, come & join me if you have time or drop by & say hi & play some games with me.  it will be a great time!  :)


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  • A former member
    A former member

    On my way! Packing up the xbox. Be there soon :) Can't wait to meet you all!

    1 · October 25, 2014

  • Antonia

    I will be there in an hour! :)

    1 · October 25, 2014

    • Becks

      Woo-hoo! Paul will be here in a couple hours or so as well

      1 · October 25, 2014

    • Becks

      Well again I should say - he was here this morning for a while lol

      1 · October 25, 2014

  • Becks

    So, I smashed my phone geocaching this morning and it's getting fixed today :( the best way to get a hold of me today is through meetup here

    October 25, 2014

  • Ben

    Sorry I forgot about this. I won't be able to make it.

    October 25, 2014

    • Becks

      That's OK Ben. If your time frees up and you want to drop by at all - we will be here until 8 am Sunday

      October 25, 2014

  • Jayson

    We have arrived!

    2 · October 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Argh! Found out my boyfriend has to work Saturday... so I have to stay home with the kids. BUT I will be there around 8pm. :)

    1 · October 22, 2014

  • Becks

    Looking forward to this weekend - if anyone else wants to come play a game or two, feel free to visit us at the hall. It will be a great time! You don't have to be an experienced gamer - it also won't be busy at all. This is an all ages event, so you can bring your kids too! And just because I am going to be there for 24 hrs, doesn't mean you have to be! Drop in anytime - would love to see you & play a game!

    1 · October 22, 2014

  • Paul

    If there's anyone coming that has the game "Agricola" if you could please bring it, I would like to try it

    2 · October 16, 2014

    • Antonia

      Make sure you find the rules online and read them beforehand. From what I've seen, that's the part that takes forever!

      October 16, 2014

    • Paul

      I've watched the video for it, it seems similar to Puerto Rico

      October 16, 2014

  • Mandy (.

    Playing fall ball on saturdays now.

    October 14, 2014

  • Bruce

    Although I won't be able to make it to this event. I will make a $20 donation to you at Paul's house on Wednesday tomorrow :)

    1 · October 14, 2014

  • Becks

    Oh yea I wanted to make it clear to everyone - this event is a 24 hr event, but YOU don't have to be there 24 hrs. Last year I did 24 hrs since I was receiving donations - it's part of my pledge. This year, again since I am taking donations & pledging to do this, I will be there 24 hrs, come & join me if you have time or drop by & say hi & play some games with me. it will be a great time! :)

    3 · July 17, 2014

    • Bruce

      Have you got a team name yet? I would like to make a donation to your/our team :)

      August 1, 2014

    • Becks

      Our team name is LM Heroes 4 kids.....

      My donation page is here

      http://www.extra-life...­

      August 3, 2014

  • Becks

    I have the hall booked for this day - so it's a for sure go for this :)

    August 1, 2014

  • Darrell S J.

    i will try and hang out for a few hours at least

    1 · July 28, 2014

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