March 18, 2016

Play On: Montevallo Gaming Marathon To Raise Money For Children’s Hospital

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo PLAY ON team will be hosting an Extra-Life gaming marathon from 8 a.m. on Sat. March 19 until 8 a.m. on Sun. March 20 to raise money for Children’s Hospital.

The team’s goal is to raise $1,000 within the 24-hour period through individuals willing to participate in the gaming marathon or sponsoring participants.

Those willing to participate in the marathon must bring their own games, systems and screens and must have at least one sponsor.

To sponsor a participant, please go to and search for UMCA Montevallo Anime Club. Donations can also be accepted by either cash or check.

The marathon will also be live broadcast on the Extra-Life webpage and viewers can cheer the gamers on through comments and questions.

For more information or to join the gaming marathon please email

About The University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo seeks to be unique in higher education in Alabama, by providing students from throughout the state an affordable, geographically accessible, “small college” public higher educational experience of high quality. Settled within an atmosphere of national historic beauty and offering a tradition of innovative cultural expression, we seek to provide professional programs supported by a broad base of arts and sciences that are designed for intellectual and personal growth in the pursuit of meaningful employment and responsible, informed citizenship.