Live fundraising is a great way to tell your story and engage with donors. Download this guide here!
You'll need something to broadcast your gaming! PC or console:
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*embedding stream on your Extra Life participant page supported
Desktop/laptop extras to customize your stream
Xbox extras to customize your stream
Once you have your device, streaming software/service and accounts setup, add your streaming username to your fundraising page by clicking Your Page, then clicking the pencil icon to edit. This allows you to stream to Twitch, Mixer and YouTube and have the stream directly embedded on your Extra Life page! Your donors can interact and chat with you AND donate with ease!
Here's the steps to connect your stream to your page
On extra-life.org. add your streaming username to your fundraising page & save – you're ready to go!
Share the link to your fundraising page through social media, text messages, your chatbot and email.
When you start streaming from your streaming software (Streamlabs OBS, OBS, Lightstream, XSplit) or console, your stream will appear on your fundraising page!
Don't forget to check out our broadcasting toolkit for additional overlays, commercial breaks, talking points and more.
Stuck? Confused? Let our community of Extra Life streaming experts help! Head to our official Discord and ask for some assistance!
Extra Life is a gaming and DIY fundraising platform supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
I'm joining thousands of gamers, dedicating a day to play games and raise funds from friends like you.
100% of the donations go to my local children's hospital.
Make sure to indicate which player(s) you are selecting in the comment section of your donation so we know where you would like it to go. You may select more than one player to recieve aid. For example, a donation of $15 can give 3 players advantage on their rolls! Players: Tanya, Cicero, Shareef, Brandon, Carlos, Surena
Contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions!
Your donation is tax-deductible and will make miracles happen for families who desperately need them. Simply click the "Donate" button at the top of this page to help.
This gives a character of your choice Advantage on a roll! Trust me, they will need it.
Avernus is a dangerous place. Luckily we have potions of healing! With this donation, one character of your choice is brought back to full health!
A character of your choices gets a “special delivery” in game (backstory reveal, an act of kindness, a brush with fate)
Create and name a NPC that will be featured in our campaign. You choose their occupation, how they might possibly know members of the crew and whether they are friend or foe.
One of the Rivals will run an online one shot for you and 3 of your friends!
Social media shout outs! Let us tweet your praises across the vast internet as a thank you for donating
A short video thank you from the Rivals Crew giving a shout out to everyone donated so far
Cicero Holmes will ask famed bard Perrin Underbough to write an original piece of poetry or short song
Shareef Jackson, Lord of Puzzles vows to only speak in questions as Shaka for the duration of an entire episode.
If we reach this goal, Surena Marie will cosplay as an Abyssal Chicken on stream. What does that entail? What does this even mean??? DONATE AND SEE
Making Carlos Luna’s dreams come true with a very special podcast released on the Rivals Podcast feed. Movies, TV, D&D and old Chicago commercials will all be fair game in this extended table talk episode.
Watch as a few Rivals participate in a hot wing challenge while playing a mini session of D&D led by Surena Marie. Prepare for heavy RP and carnage fit for the fiery depths of Avernus