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Chicagoland Gamers Celebrate and Support Lurie Children’s through Extra Life

Not ready to run a marathon? Try a gaming marathon! Through Extra Life you can join gamers who use the power of play to help kids.? Think you’ve got game? Sign up, commit to play and ask your family and friends to support your efforts! Watch the video below to learn more about the gamers in your community giving back to that patients and families at Lurie Children’s.

For Jasmine and her dad, Jon, playing video games together has been a way to bond, have fun and give back. Jasmine was born with a limb difference, her left arm shorter than her right and her fingers conjoined. At Lurie Children’s, doctors separated her fingers to improve functionality and allow her to use both hands for everyday tasks. Now with what her parents lovingly call her “lucky fin”, she and her dad joined Extra Life Chicago to use the power of gaming for good and fundraise for kids just like Jasmine. On November 2, hundreds of gamers will play and fundraise for the patients and families at Lurie Children’s with Extra Life. Register today and top the leaderboard all while fundraising for our patients and families at