Loving superheroes is a common theme in the life of a geek. Whether you read comics or play video games, saving the lives of others is something geeks experience, albeit fictionally, on a fairly regular basis.
What if you could literally save people?
Extra Life believes this combination works as well as peanut butter and
Gamers can use any platform that they wish from wherever they decide to park their butts. The donations they raise will go to the hospital that they have personally selected. Participants can play as individuals or join a team (including Reddit, G4TV, and many more).
Extra Life has run this event for four years and has raised over 2 million dollars thus far. Be a local superhero and help save children while doing what you love.
As a gamer who used to work as a guidance counselor and currently works in health care, I find this extremely exciting.