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We are Calgary's
Extra Life Guild

Extra Life Calgary is a not for profit group of volunteers with community programs that unite gamers across southern Alberta and help raise funds for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation through the Children's Miracle Network® Extra Life program.

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About Us

Play Games Heal Kids

We help raise money for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation by playing video games! Every year we create and host video gaming events in the community and host Extra Life Rockies a 24 hour fundraiser event that we run with the support of local businesses and gaming communities.

Amount We Raised in 2021
206k
Total Raised Since 2010
1.2mil

Causes your donations help with

Family Centred Care

Your donations ensure that, in addition to providing the best treatments possible for illness and injury, there are resources to care for kids’ spirits as well.

Family Services
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Life Saving Care

More vulnerable than adults in a medical crisis, a child’s condition can change from stable to life-threatening in a mere matter of seconds.

Emergency Services
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Mental Health

Did you know that 70% of mental health problems begin in childhood? Your donations are helping build a new Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health.

Mental Health
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Research in Action

As the world races to contain the spread of COVID-19, scientists are leading the path forward. Showing how research plays a crucial role in medical advancement.

Research
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Join our Amazing Volunteer Team

Wether you want to work on your graphic design skills, organize tournaments or just play games with friends in the community. We have volunteering opportunities that match your hobbies with a diverse leadership team that makes volunteering fun!

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News

ELYYC Blog

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A Letter From YYC Guild President

2020 was an exciting and unique year for Extra Lifers in Calgary and Southern Alberta. While local businesses, government offices, and people kept their distance to keep friends and family...

Thu, Apr 01, 21
Contributing Members

Who Help Us

Alberta Esports Association
Era Gaming
BCI Games
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