Update: we’ve passed our goal—thank you to everyone who has donated! Of course, $1000 was just an arbitrary number I picked, mostly because it seemed achievable and because it looks pretty in our conventional base-10 number system. There’s no reason we can’t raise even more!
Just a reminder… the Extra Life charity gaming marathon is this Saturday, October 20th! Starting at 8:00 AM, I’ll be playing video games for 24 hours straight to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network. So far we’ve raised $824 to help Boston Children’s Hospital treat sick and injured children, and I’m hoping that by this weekend, we’ll have raised the rest of our $1,000 pledge.
Of course, that’s where you come in. If you haven’t donated yet, now’s the time! Every little bit helps… sure, a $50 or $100 donation is a great way to both help children and win some brownie points with your truly, but even $5 or $10 gets us closer to our goal. Here’s the link to my donation page: http://www.extra-life.org/participant/appliedgaming.
Also, on the day of the event, don’t forget to check back here at Applied Gaming! I’ll be live blogging with updates every hour, so you can make sure that I’m playing video games non-stop instead of “slacking off”.