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Tabletop Appreciation Weekend is back, August 19-21, 2022!

Extra Life has always been about supporting nonprofit children’s hospitals through gaming. Many people support their local member children’s hospital of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by playing and streaming video games, but a not-insignificant portion of the Extra Life community does the same with tabletop gaming. Tabletop Appreciation Weekend exists to celebrate the people who take up pen and paper, miniatures and dice, cards and tokens to raise money for the kids. We here at Extra Life endorse and encourage all gaming, whatever form that might take.

To that end, Tabletop Appreciation Weekend approaches! This marks the sixth year Extra Life has set aside a weekend in August for our tabletop gamers to gather and play their favorite games to support local member children’s hospitals.

Magic the Gathering? Dungeons & Dragons? Risk? Whatever you enjoy playing with your friends and family can be both fun and help those in need. The event also serves as a springboard to get people thinking about Game Day, which is coming up on November 5.

Download shareable and customizable social graphics to spread the news about your fundraising efforts.

Interested in broadcasting your role-playing, board gaming, or rules-wrangling? Download our tabletop + Extra Life themed streaming overlays here.

Make sure to follow us on social @ExtraLife4Kids on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok and join the @ExtraLife4Kids Discord to stay in the know on exciting news we have to share next month.

We can’t wait to cheer you on during Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation Weekend!

Sign up for Extra Life on DonorDrive or Tiltify to change kids’ health to change the future for children treated in member children’s hospitals around the U.S. and Canada by playing games! Whether you’re into board games, video games, crafts, etc., there is a place for you at Extra Life!