On Nov 4th, CMU MHCI and HCII will be playing games for 24 hours to raise funds for sick kids at UPMC's Children's Hospital here in Pittsburgh!
Update 11/05/2017 10:30am:
THAT's a Wrap + We reached our gooallll!
Thanks for tuning into the stream and giving us overwhelming support! We all had such a great time during the event, and we're so thankful to be part of the amazing community here at CMU. We can't wait for next year's class to continue on with Extra Life, for the kids!
P.S. For those of you who didn't get to donate before the end of the event, the donation link will be still be active through the following couple weeks, soif you'd still like to donate...you can!!
*Our schedule will be subject to change based on the flow of events, but we will roughly follow the schedule we've planned. You can that gaming schedule here!
And don't forget to donate!!
Original Message 10/15/2017:
ABOUT CMU CARNAGE MELON
This is the Carnegie Mellon Human Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) team fundraising page! Our team is on a mission to raise funds for the UPMC Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for sick and injured kids. This is our first year and we want to make our mark!
UPMC Children's Hospital is one of 10 pediatric hospitals in the United States named to U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America’s “Best Children’s Hospitals”. UPMC has treated 12,333 children, and has had more than a million visits this year.
We need your help to reach our goal for the kids!
Extra Life will send 100% of donations to UPMC Children's Hospital. Your donation is tax-deductible and will make miracles happen for families who desperately need them. To make a safe and easy online donation to a member of our team, click on the "Donate" button at the top of the page.
Thank you so much for supporting CMU, the HCII, and our efforts!
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Donations stay local to fund critical treatments, healthcare services,
pediatric medical equipment and charitable care.