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Gamers team up to raise money for CCMC

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MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

Dozen of gamers are battling it out on the board for 24 hours all to help raise money for local children in need.

Gaming fans have filled The Time Machine Portal shop in Manchester were they will play board games for the entire day, all while raising funds for the Children's Miracle Network.

The event is part of the Extra Life Game Day program, which unites gamers while helping to improve the lives of local kids.

Any funds raised this weekend will stay here and benefit pediatric patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

The event runs from midnight Saturday until midnight Sunday.  Last year's event raise more than $39,000 for CCMC.

For more information on the event you can visit Extra Life's website here, or find them on Facebook or Twitter.

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