Daybreak Games' Extra Life Stream Brought In Over $40K For Rady Children's Hospital In San Diego
Following the latest Extra Life fundraising weekend, Daybreak Games announced that they have raised over $40,000 for Rady Children's Hospital. Rady is the largest children's hospital in California, the only hospital in San Diego dedicated exclusively to pediatric care, and the region's only pediatric trauma center.
As with other companies participating in Extra Life, Daybreak raised these funds with the help of its community, who both donated and took part in livestreams as part of Daybreak's team. The community helped raise approximately $20k, while Daybreak matched the donations dollar-for-dollar in order to hit the $40k total.
These donations combined with those from other companies contribute to more than $8 million raised during the Extra Life streams this year. They also assured Daybreak Games raised the third-highest amount of money for those participating in the US, and the highest total for participating game companies in California.
This money will go to help Rady patients, like eight-year-old Kellan Meehan -- pictured above with his friends Nathan and Luke -- get well.
About the Author
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.
You May Enjoy
Always Online Podcast: FFXIV's Job Actions Reactions, More Blizzard Troubles, And Pokemon TCG Ep 404
The multiplayer gaming podcast is back and on this week's Always Online episode we run down the Job Actions trailer and Live Letter details for FFXIV, talk about Blizzard's compounding legal issues and Fortnite not coming ba...By Michael Byrne - 2 days ago
Sandbox MMORPG Fractured Kicks Off Fall Alpha Test Tomorrow
"Largest PvE and ability expansion ever" also includes new PvP rulesetBy Jason Winter - 6 days ago
Neverwinter’s Harvester Of Nightmares Event Returns To Consoles
It’s the start of video game spooky season.By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 days ago
Amazon To Publish Co-op Title From New Developer Glowmade
Studio was founded by three former Lionhead employees.By Jason Winter - 4 days ago
Multiplayer Survival/War Game Myth Of Empires Running Global Beta Next Week
Build and siege down castles, and lead your army to victory.By Jason Winter - 3 days ago
Aion Producer’s Letter Talks Anniversary, Server Mergers, Classic Updates, And More
There’s a lot going on in the world of Aion at the moment.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago