Play video games to help sick and injured children on Extra Life Game Day – UC Davis Health

Play video games to help sick and injured children on Extra Life Game Day – UC Davis Health


Extra Life Game Day is back. Join local gamers Saturday, Nov. 6 when they participate in this annual Extra Life event to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

All local funds raised on Extra Life Game Day game stay in the area.

Extra Life is one of several Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) programs helping fundraise for children treated at member hospitals. The program allows participants to play video games and raise funds through an online fundraising page that can be customized to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Funds stay local to benefit sick and injured children in 33 local counties.

Children’s hospitals like UC Davis Children’s Hospital are on the front lines when it comes to protecting the health of future generations, but they can’t do it alone. As a gaming hero for kids, you’re helping change kids’ health and change the future.

The Sacramento Extra Life team is looking for new members. Join today.

You can fundraise however best works for you, but the first step is to register. Simply sign up, commit to play games on any day of your choosing – or over a few days – and ask your family and friends to support your efforts. Extra Life has provided suggestions to help you get started. You can also download and use Extra Life themed holiday fundraising assets for Game Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, December/winter and New Year’s Eve.

For more information on the Sacramento Extra Life Team supporting UC Davis Children’s Hospital, please visit their Facebook page.

UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital providing care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. It includes the Central Valley’s only pediatric emergency department and level I pediatric trauma center, which offers the highest level of care for its critically ill patients, as well as a level I children’s surgery center. The 129-bed children’s hospital includes the state-of-the-art 49-bed neonatal and 24-bed pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. For more information, visit