Will you #GameontoEYH ?
In partnership with End Youth Homelessness and our fellow member charities, we are excited to launch our first ever national gaming festival, bringing together gaming enthusiasts from across the UK in a bid to level the playing field for homeless young people.
Whether you’re a Call of Duty king, super Scrabbler or Fortnite fiend, there’s something for everyone. We’re challenging you to Game On and raise awareness and vital funds to help vulnerable young people find a safe, secure place to call home. From streaming on Twitch and asking your followers to donate, to getting sponsored for a family Monopoly marathon, if you’re into gaming this is the virtual event for you!
From April 2nd to April 17th, we’re asking the public to come together and join our battle to end youth homelessness.
All you need to do is pick the game of your choice, and play it forward by inviting friends, family, colleagues and followers to join you in raising money for EYH Charities.
Everyone’s efforts during the two-week period will culminate to our Grand Finale on Saturday 17th April where we will be celebrating successes, sharing stories of your impact and hearing from those that have taken part. There will also be our exclusive prize draw and the chance to get your hands on some fantastic treats.
Register your interest now by clicking the link below – don’t forget to select The Benjamin Foundation as your local End Youth Homelessness charity when prompted. Or download the fundraising pack for some inspiration about how your gaming could raise vital funds to help us end youth homelessness in Norfolk and Suffolk.
121,000 young people faced homelessness in the UK last year so we invite you to raise £121 to show your support. £121 could equip a young person with the home essentials they need to make their new house a home. There are plenty of ways to raise your funds; here are just a few ideas:
- Host a Video Gaming Tournament and charge an entrance fee
- Tag-team marathon – team up & complete a game in 24 hours
- Extreme streams: Host a stream in fancy dress. How about your favourite gaming or in character?
- The Ultimate Forfeit: allow viewers or family and friends to give you forfeits in exchange for donations if you fail a level or lose a round you will have to complete the dare.
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