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Our Hospital Needs Gaming Heroes Like YOU! Join Extra Life in Celebration of Tabletop Appreciation Weekend August 21-22, 2021

Tabletop Appreciation Weekend is back, August 21-22, 2021!

Did you know that a not-insignificant portion of the Extra Life community support theirs local children’s hospital while tabletop gaming? Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation Weekend exists to celebrate the people who take up pen and paper, miniatures and dice, cards and tokens to raise money for the kids.

Tabletop Appreciation Weekend approaches! This marks the fifth year Extra Life has set aside a weekend in August for our tabletop gamers to gather and play their favorite games to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital of their choice.

Are you a gamer who is looking for ways to give back to your local community? Extra Life has made it easy to fundraise and Change Kids’ Health to Change the Future for patients at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

Extra Life, a program of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, is a gaming charity that connects you to your community to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

This year is Extra Life’s fifth annual Tabletop Appreciation Weekend. Here’s how you can join in on our celebration of tabletop gaming:

  1. Sign up
    • Visit to register and select Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to play tabletop (or any games, really!)
  2. Raise money
    • Ask your friends and family to donate or create a fundraising team.
  3. Play games
    • To help Change Kids’ Health and Change the Future.

Don’t forget to:

  • Download Extra Life tabletop-themed streaming overlays for the occasion here
  • Download customizable tabletop-themed fundraising social graphics here
  • Connect on social using #ExtraLifeTabletop on TwitterInstagramFacebookTwitch and Discord

Sixty-two kids enter a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital like ours every minute. Stop missing opportunities to be a gaming hero and start playing games to Change Kids’ Health and Change the Future.