Extra Life 2016 is almost here!

This Saturday, November 5th, is the 2016 Extra Life Gameathon and Charity Event!
This is something I’ve participated in annually for more than a half decade and this year is no different.

If you don’t know what it is, I’ll give you the short and sweet version:
A worldwide collection of individuals and teams work together and game for 24 hours to help raise money for thousands of sick kids. Since 2008, #ExtraLife has raised more than $22 million for that cause!

The reason I am making this post is because I am looking for donations. I won’t see a cent of it, ALL PROCEEDS go to help kids and your donations are tax-deductible.

This event has been close to my heart because I was often sick as a kid for well, my heart. Growing up, I was in and out of the hospital. Knowing I have the ability now to give back is great and the fact I can do it by playing games is a win-win. This year, my personal fundraising goal is $1,000. The general idea is for people to sponsor you with donations. The most popular amount is usually for $24 ($1/hour.) You can even donate as little as $1 and it’d still be helping out tremendously. Every little bit helps.

While participating, I plan to be streaming the entire event live on Twitch. You will literally be able to watch us play, listen to music, hang out, and chat the whole time! I plan on starting 8 a.m. (EST) that morning. To view the stream, head over to out Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/thegoreydetails

If you want to support me, donate here:
http://www.extra-life.org/participant/ShawnGorey2016
You can also find out more information about the event on that page and sign up to participate as an individual or as part of my fundraising team.

So please, donate and help us help them. Thank you for the support! #ForTheKids

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