EXTRA LIFE 2016: Interview with Nicole Fulmino from Children's Specialized Hospital

Nicole Fulmino stopped by Shacknews Intergalactic Headquarters during our 25 hour Twitch stream to cheer us on and talk about the great work done by the folks at Children's Specialized Hospital.


Shacknews held a 25 hour Twitch stream marathon for Extra Life at our Intergalactic Headquarters in New Jersey. Nicole Fulmino, who works with Extra Life and the Children's Miracle Network, stopped by to tell us about the charity that we have supported for the last three years. Nicole works with Children's Specialized Hospital in New Jersey and Shacknews had a chance to play games with the kids on Friday night before the stream. The facilities are truly top notch and it is an inspiration to see how Children's Specialized Hospital has adapted over the years to serve their community. 

It was an honor to play games for the kids last week. Team Shacknews has raised $43,855 so far this year! There is still time, so please consider donating for the kids! Shacknews represented almost one third of the donations to Extra Life in New Jersey this year! We are very proud of this achievement and we take our committment to serving our community very seriously. Thank you to everyone who donated their time, money, and LOLs, during our Twitch marathon. Thanks to all of the chatty streamers who carried the baton for us while we caught some ZZZ's on Sunday. We all did a great thing and I know that our team is already excited for next year's marathon!

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Nicole also jumped into virtual reality for the first time. Check out her first experience with Tiltbrush on HTC Vive!

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At 13 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals. Check out this interactive timeline of the 125 year history of Children's Specialized Hospital.

Please check out Extra Life's official page for more information about the charity program.

Find more about Children's Miracle Network and Children's Specialized Hospital too!



Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Tendobox.com. Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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