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.

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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! 

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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.
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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!

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