Whether you complete an epic gaming marathon alone or challenge the friends that you can’t see in person at the moment, go live to end homelessness.
Streaming live is a fantastic way to connect with friends and others, while raising funds for Crisis.
Streaming is not just for gamers. Bakers, make-up artists, musicians and gym bunnies to go live – create your own challenge and raise funds to help keep people connected and take their first steps out of homelessness.
For more inspiration, check out our streaming wall of fame below.
If you've raised funds through streaming and would like to make a donation, please follow the link below and select 'Gaming/Livestreaming' from the dropdown.
Download our social sharing graphics to let your friends, family and followers know that you are going live!
Choose your livestreaming activity - that might be gaming, quizzing, baking, performing, or even just chatting. Whatever you choose to do, go live and help end homelessness.
Promote your stream to your friends, family and followers. We can help with promotion if you let us know when you're going live.
Tiltify provide easy to use tools and Crisis is set up to directly receive funds raised by your stream on any of your preferred platforms that connect to Tiltify (e.g., Twitch, YouTube, or Facebook Live).
In-stream incentives, rewards and challenges can be worth extra donations.
If you already have a Justgiving account, you may prefer to use that platform for your fundraising.
You may also use the built-in fundraising tools provided on YouTube and/or Facebook (i.e. Youtube, Facebook donation button, Facebook fundraiser). If you use one of these platforms, please let us know.
Tiltify is a livestream fundraising platform that provides tools for streamers to easily raise money for a charity. Once registered on the platform, you can begin raising money to support Crisis through your Twitch, YouTube, or Facebook Live.
Tiltify has a useful library of support resources if you have specific questions about the platform.
It's completely up to you when you do your charity stream. We recommend allowing some time to plan and promote your livestream to make sure you get the best possible audience.
Money raised will support our year-round work across Great Britain, helping provide housing, employment, education and wellbeing services; and ensuring more people move out of homelessness.
If you want to make suggested donation amounts to your audience or set your target, below are some examples of how money raised through streaming will help people experiencing homelessness:
£5 - a session with a Crisis advisor at Christmas to introduce Crisis’ services
£12 – travel costs to attend a flat viewing with a Crisis housing advisor
£25 - an hour of new home training for five people, helping them develop skills to manage their tenancy
£52 – two days of CV writing and interview skills workshops, to help someone improve their employability
£71 – three yoga classes for ten women, helping them build confidence and improve their wellbeing
£96 – an accredited IT class for one term, helping develop skills and build confidence
£130 – an accredited literacy class for one term, helping develop skills and build confidence
£323 – six sessions of counselling, providing support from a mental health professional
Under 18s can take part only with the express permission of a parent or guardian.
Crisis takes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people very seriously. If you have any questions or concerns about a fundraising page or livestream you have seen, please get in touch with the team.
Of course. If you need to cancel or postpone your event, for any reason, please let us know.
You may also need to cancel or remove any associated pages on third party platforms, depending on your event.
Yes, we are happy to promote your livestream on our supporter-led Twitter channel, @CrisisPeople.
You can also tag our main accounts into your posts on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to ensure that we are aware. We will promote further where possible.
We can also provide resources and information to help you raise awareness of your stream and our work.