Posts By: Lora Williams


If you’re like me, you may be look­ing for a way to give back to peo­ple, espe­cial­ly kids, in your com­mu­ni­ty. But, if you’re also like me, run­ning 5ks or marathons is not exact­ly your ideal way of par­tic­i­pat­ing in non-profit work.  Well, geeks every­where are dis­cov­er­ing there is no bet­ter way to help sick or injured chil­dren in their cities than by doing what they love: gam­ing. Extra Life is a grass roots expe­ri­ence that mobi­lizes pas­sion­ate game lovers to help sick and injured kids treat­ed at their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Since it began in Texas in 2008, Extra Lifers have […]

Extra Life: Play Games, Heal Kids