WASHINGTON, DC–Stratics is scheduled to participate in a gamer-powered, 25-hour charity event this Saturday to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. Extra Life, a gaming industry-sponsored charity organization established in 2008, mobilizes tens of thousands of gamers every year for a 24-hour fund raising marathon. These tax-deductible contributions benefit over 170 different hospitals in the CMN. Since its launch six years ago, Extra Life participants have raised over $4 million. Team Stratics Team Stratics is proud to participate in this event for its second consecutive year. In 2012, Team Stratics raised over $800 during its marathon. This year, they have set the bar even higher with a fundraising goal of $1,000. At least nine Stratics staff members will be joining the live stream, while others provide production and community support behind the scenes. Stratics encourages its community to watch the live streams, join us in chat, and donate to this admirable cause. Gift Card Giveaway! To thank you for your support, Stratics will be giving away a $15 Jinx Gift Card during the event to one lucky viewer! To enter the contest, use the Gift Box on the right side of the page, complete some or all of the missions, and then redeem your points for lottery tickets. The winner will be selected at the conclusion of the Extra Life event. Just The Facts WHY: Raise money for CMN hospitals. All donations are tax-deductible. Donate here by scrolling to the team members and supporting them! Donation receipts are automatically generated and delivered to your e-mail inbox. WHO: You, the supporters! Team Stratics, the participants! Children in CMN hospitals, the beneficiaries! WHAT: 25-hour live stream featuring several games, including (but not limited to): Diablo 3 Firefall Guild Wars 2 Path of Exile Team Fortress 2 The Elder Scrolls III-V The Sims 3 Ultima Online World of Tanks WHEN: 12:00 PM EST on November 2nd to 1:00 PM EST on November 3rd. WHERE: Watch the live streams and participate in chat at StraticsTV! Learn More To learn more about Extra Life’s creation, watch Victoria’s story. For additional information on how you can “Play Games; Heal Kids,” find additional details here.