Game-a-thon: Gaming for charity
Take part in gaming for charity UK and live stream a sponsored 12-hour game-a-thon to make sure young people with cancer are supported before, during and after their diagnosis.
- Event type:
Endurance, Extreme, Virtual,
Every day seven young people hear the words ‘you have cancer’. Each one will need specialised nursing care and support to get them through.
Gaming can make a difference. Whether you’re a newbie or legendary, in a first play-through or going for a speedrun record, by live streaming your favourite games for charity you can help change the lives of young people with cancer.
How it works
Grab some gaming gear
As soon as you receive your first donation we’ll send you out a free t-shirt.
Level up your leisure time for a great cause. By taking on a gaming marathon for charity you can supercharge your passion for gaming, inspire fellow gamers and change lives in the process.
By fundraising with your streaming community, you’ll be helping young people get the vital support they need.
How much our gamers have rasied so far!
Why support Teenage Cancer Trust
We create world class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.
Every day, seven young people aged 13-24 hear the words “you have cancer”. They will each need specialised nursing care and support to get them through the toughest times they may have faced.
We’re the only UK charity dedicated to meeting this vital need. By choosing to game for Teenage Cancer Trust, you can help us to reach every young person facing cancer and make a huge difference.
So you know we’re the real deal, these are our registered charity details: 1062559 (England & Wales), SC039757 (Scotland).
Gaming is a good distraction for young people. And it shows their friends that they are still there, and still them.
Cancer doesn’t just affect young people physically – it can have a huge impact on every other part of their life too. Our Youth Support Coordinators are there to help young people deal with that impact, and connect with others their age so they don’t feel alone.
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These terms and conditions are the competition rules (the “Rules”) and apply to the Free draw competition as advertised by Teenage Cancer Trust. By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Rules.
- Entrants must be GB residents and must be aged 18 and over.
- By entering the Promotion, entrants are deemed to have read, accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions and any other requirements.
- The entry period starts on October 3rd 2022 and closes 11.59pm on 11th November 2022.
- To enter, entrants must complete the raise £350 or over for the Game-a-thon event between October 3rd 2022 and 11th November 2022.
Winner contact and Prize Fulfilment
1 prize winner will receive a prize consisting of a 1X Thustmaster T248 for Playstation and 1 prize winner will receive a prize consisting of a 1X Thrustmaster T248 for Xbox. This will be delivered to the winner’s address provided upon confirmation of winning the competition and they will not have a choice between the items.
There are no cash alternatives to the prize and the prize cannot be sold, exchanged, transferred or bartered.
The winners will be drawn at random under independent supervision within 48 hours of the closing date and notified by email within 24 hours of the draw being made. In the event that contact cannot be made within a further 24 hours, Teenage Cancer Trust reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and award the prize to a reserve drawn at the same time as the original.
The judges’ decision is final in every situation and no correspondence will be entered into.
Teenage Cancer Trust will not deliver prizes to drawn winners outside of the specified geographical coverage stated above in term 1.
Teenage Cancer Trust may refuse to allocate a prize to a winner at its sole discretion to anyone acting in any manner deemed by Teenage Cancer Trust to be in violation of these terms and conditions. Teenage Cancer Trust shall have no liability for any loss of any kind incurred by the winner.
Any cost incurred in entering shall be the sole responsibility of the entrant.
Teenage Cancer Trust reserves the right to substitute a prize if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control.
Publicity & Data Protection
- Personal data will be taken where necessary from all entries received where those details are reasonably necessary for the administration of the competition. Any personal data of entrants will be processed in accordance with applicable UK data protection legislation.
- Teenage Cancer Trust is the beneficiary charity. Registered Charity 1062559 (England & Wales); SC039757 (Scotland) with a registered office at 93 Newman St, London, W1T 3EZ.