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Nathan Thomas

Team Captain Make Us Better Extra Life 2018


Hello there!

Thanks for checking out my Extra Life page! This will be my fifth year participating in Extra Life, a 24 hour gaming marathon to raise money for the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois, right here in Peoria!

You often hear about terrible things happening in the world today, and wonder how you can make a difference. Every donation, no matter the amount, matters to these kids and their families. It helps them get the treatment they need for their unique circumstances. By clicking the donate button at the top of this page, you are doing your part to make sure we do all that we can to help these kids and their families! Children shouldn’t have to spend their childhood at the hospital, this helps them get home.

Last year, we were able to raise over $2,000 for the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois! I’d love to hit mark again this year, or even better, go far beyond it! If you can, please donate using the button at the top of this page, and share this page to others you know using social media!

Thank you again for taking a few minutes to look at this page, and joining me in helping the kids!

-Nathan Thomas

Children's Hospital of Illinois

Your donation is tax-deductible and will make miracles happen for families who desperately need them. You can click the "Donate" button at the top of this page to make a safe and easy online donation.

About Extra Life

Extra Life is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising program within the gaming community. Participants fundraise year-round and pledge to game for 24 hours with one goal: to save and improve the lives of sick and injured kids. Funds raised stay local to help pediatric patients at 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. Since 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for member hospitals. The movement, formed by gamers bonded by passion, is committed to saving and improving the lives of local kids. 



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