Those who know me know that I'm not one that normally seeks out for help or assistance. But this time, I need your help.
In 2008, a gaming podcast called Sarcastic Gamer started a charity to help raise money for pediatric cancer through gaming with all proceeds going to Texas Childrens Cancer Center. They helped raise $115,000. When I joined the following year, I was blown away by this. I mean, $115,000... from gamers? The year I joined (2009), Sarcastic Gamer and participating communities helped raise over $170,000. When Extra Life expanded to help local children hospitals outside of Texas for more ailments than just Pediatric Cancer Research in 2010, they helped raise over $451,000. That amount was more than doubled in 2011 when they helped raise $1.1 million for 175 children hospitals around the world.
So, I need your help. On November 2nd (or 3rd), I pledge to do 25 hours of gaming over the course of the following 2-3 days. For that 25-hour pledge, I'm only asking for at least $1 per hour. Only $25, that's it. Yes, that' s probably a Blu-ray movie with tax. A nice lunch with a friend? How about a movie plus popcorn, alone? A child who needs help with his/her treatment could really use your/our help! I've already donated to my page and also to the page of 2 gaming friends of mine. Please join me.