Seton Hall University Gaming Club is getting ready for its highly anticipated ninth annual charity event, the SHUGSlympics. This 25-hour gaming extravaganza offers more than just a typical gaming marathon; it gives us a chance to make a real difference in the lives of children in need.

Located in Newark, New Jersey, the SHUGSlympics brings gamers from different backgrounds together to raise money for the local Children’s Miracle Hospital. Every dollar collected during this event directly supports essential medical treatment, equipment, and assistance for children who need it most. The impact of this event has been remarkable, with over $10,000 raised for the local Children’s Miracle Hospital since it started almost ten years ago.

The SHUGSlympics offers a thrilling variety of gaming activities for participants to enjoy. Whether you’re a fan of classic favorites or the latest releases, you can dive into a world of virtual adventures while supporting a worthy cause. Teams and individuals are welcome to join the event, either in person or online, making it accessible to gaming enthusiasts near and far.

The SHUGSlympics starts with great enthusiasm in the Jubilee Hall Atrium at 8:30 a.m. Get ready for a day filled with excitement, competition, and uninterrupted gaming. To make sure participants have enough to eat throughout the marathon, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided.

But the SHUGSlympics is more than just a gaming event; it shows the strength of community, passion, and kindness. The Seton Hall Gaming Club’s main goal is to engage in gaming activities that contribute to a greater purpose, and the SHUGSlympics shows how gamers can use their skills and dedication to make a meaningful impact on children’s lives.

To accommodate everyone’s schedules and preferences, the event also has an online component. Online gaming sessions will continue until 8 a.m. on November 5, allowing gamers to comfortably participate from home. Participants can tune into the live stream of the event, interact with fellow gamers, and contribute to the cause without leaving their gaming setups.

The SHUGSlympics proudly partners with Extra Life, a well-known fundraising program associated with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Every contribution, no matter the size, greatly helps provide much-needed medical treatment, equipment, and support to children in the local community. Donations can be made directly to the Seton Hall Gaming Club’s Extra Life team, supporting their efforts to reach their fundraising goal of $5,000.

The long-lasting success of the SHUGSlympics is thanks to the unwavering support from the gaming community and the generosity of its participants. Year after year, this event brings gamers together for a common cause, fostering camaraderie, and making a lasting impact on the lives of children in need.

The SHUGSlympics is not just a day of gaming; it represents a day of excitement and purpose. It gives gamers the opportunity to showcase their skills and passion while raising awareness about the importance of giving back. Whether through friendly competition or simply enjoying a shared love for gaming, this event reminds us that even the smallest contribution can profoundly affect a child’s life.

As the SHUGSlympics approaches its ninth edition, the Seton Hall University Gaming Club invites gamers and supporters to join them in their pursuit of gaming with a purpose. With each dollar raised, the club gets closer to providing the necessary resources for children in the local community to receive the medical care they deserve.

So, mark your calendars, gather your gaming friends, and get ready to immerse yourselves in a world of gaming and philanthropy. The SHUGSlympics is not just an event; it represents a celebration of compassion, community, and the incredible power of gaming to create positive change in the world. Let’s game together for a worthy cause!