25 Sep 2020 5:23 PM +00:00

Macmillan's Game Heroes Challenge: 24-Hour Gaming Marathon Fundraiser For Cancer Patients

With many people isolating, working from home and looking for virtual ways to fundraise, there’s never been a better time to get gaming for people who need our support more than ever.

Macmillan is providing financial, physical and emotional support for people living with cancer - but they need your help!

Get sponsored by your friends and family for a great cause.

Jump To

What is it?

Now is the perfect time to get gaming!

Game Heroes is a 24-hour epic gaming marathon to raise money for people living with cancer.

Sign up solo or as part of a team, select your games of choice and get sponsored for your heroic challenge! 


When is it?

Gamers can actually sign up now!

Game Heroes will be open for entries all year round, so you choose the day, the time, the challenge – and if you want to stream your marathon.

Where will my donations go?

Your donations will go towards supporting people living with cancer.

  • £50 could help the Cancer Information Nurse Specialists on our Macmillan Support Line deal with a call or web enquiry
  • £100 could pay for Macmillan nurse for half a day, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support
  • £250 could help run a small Macmillan information and support centre for a day, helping people affected by cancer to find information and support.
  • £500 could pay for a Macmillan social care worker or family support worker for 4 days helping patients, family members, and carers manage the social and practical problems of living with cancer.

It's so important to look after our carers at such a manic time, so head over to the Macmillan's page for all the details!

*RealSport101 may receive a small commission if you click a link from one of our articles onto a retail website and make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. For more information, see our Cookie Policy. All prices listed were accurate at the time of publishing.