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Extra Life United Hackathon | Updates

As Extra Life United has transitioned from an IRL event in Orlando into a virtual tournament April 7-9, we’re proud to be able to transition our inaugural Hackathon into a virtual experience as well.

On April 8, 2020 at 1:00pm EST tune in at to watch our top four Hackathon finalists present videos showcasing their “big ideas” to revolutionize Extra Life’s fundraising success. Now, more than ever, local children’s hospitals need all the support we can lend them to help treat vulnerable children.

The four presenters include:

Read more about their awesome ideas here.

They will face a panel of judges including:

  1. Mike Kinney Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals: Managing Director, Digital Fundraising 
  2. Christine Edwards Bungie Foundation: Senior Foundation Manager
  3. Jon Brence Twitch: Account Director, Strategic Partnerships
  4. Tim Mixell Donor Drive: Senior Software Architect 

The Hackathon winner will be announced during the closing ceremonies of Extra Life United on the evening of Thursday, April 9, 2020. We hope you will register to Extra Life United’s : Online Edition this year!

Who are you #StayingHomeFor? We’re proud to be able to innovate for Extra Life while also staying home to protect our neighbors and community from a risk of coronavirus infection.

Don’t forget to sign up for Extra Life to help sick and injured kids in hospitals around the US and Canada by playing games!