Vista PEAK Game Club Gives Back

photo1-GameClubPicWritten by Vista PEAK Preparatory Site Tech Jay Vicens

Last year, students in the Vista PEAK Preparatory Genesis Game Club decided to give back to their community in a huge way. Club president Angel Avila and sponsor Jay Vicens discussed the idea of having a live stream gaming session to raise money for kids at Children's Hospital Colorado. Soon after, the club partnered with and brought the idea to fruition.

Extra Life is an organization committed to uniting thousands of game players around the world for a 24-hour gaming marathon to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for local CMN Hospitals!

Thanks to the partnership between Extra Life, Vista PEAK's Genesis Game Club and several donors, more than $600 was raised for Children's Hospital Colorado.  This is a wonderful example of the APS 2020 core belief that community partnerships provide vital resources and opportunities for students and families.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals sent the club a letter to thank students for helping those in need.

This year, the club plans on completing another live streaming event to raise more money for Children's Hospital Colorado.  

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