What is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital?
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.
Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
St. Jude also openly shares all of their medical breakthroughs, increasing the survival rate of children affected by cancer WORLDWIDE. There are no paywalls here! Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80%
What is St. Jude PLAY LIVE?
A video game charity event that raises money for kids battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases. We are gamers and we can change the world.
Why should I participate in St. Jude PLAY LIVE?
While there are several reasons you should feel good about campaigning to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, from now until the end of May you can earn a ton of exclusive prizes! You can check out the entire prize list here.
How do I get involved in St. Jude PLAY LIVE?
ANYONE can raise money for St. Jude, even if you do not stream. While PLAY LIVE centers around content creation and playing video games, asking your friends and families for donations is still a completely acceptable method for raising money.
If you do wish to stream to raise money for St. Jude Tiltify handles all the hard stuff! It links directly to Streamlabs and StreamElements so it can display notifications in real time for donations that come through for St. Jude PLAY LIVE.
Okay, but, I don’t think I would raise very much money…
NONSENSE! There is no amount of money too small. Every little thing adds up! Here is a small list of examples of what donation money goes to:
- $3 - Provides pediatric isolation masks that help protect patients with compromised immune systems.
- $10 - Provides a new toy for hospital play areas or recreational areas at St. Jude housing facilities.
- $25 - The amount of money it takes St. Jude to run for ONE minute.
- $57 - Help provide necessities for parents who may have hurriedly left home after their child’s diagnosis
- $100 - Help provide a platelet count test for TWO patients.
Our goal in Perky Pugs is to get everyone feeling as included as possible! We will be tweeting out streamers campaigning on our team and spreading hosts to the best of our abilities. So, pull up those britches and fire up your broadcasting software, it’s time for us to change the world together!
I’m interested! How do I join Perky Pugs?
If you click on here it will automatically link the campaign you create with Perky Pugs. That screen should look like this. The Perky Pugs logo is how you know it’s connected properly!
If you signed in through the main St. Jude PLAY LIVE page follow these THREE EASY steps:
Scroll down until you find us on the list of teams!
The next page SHOULD look like this! You’ll know that you have linked your campaign correctly if the Perky Pugs logo is displayed like this:
If you have any questions specifically about setting up your campaign feel free to reach out to @Holyzorea on Twitter!
Need ideas for incentives and milestones? We encourage you to browse around Tiltify and see what other people are doing. Keep your community in mind, what would they like to see? Are you going to eat those foul bean boozled beans? Willing to put on some makeup? Shave off an eyebrow? Get creative and have fun! You can do as little or as much as you would like, just remember to always follow Twitch TOS and User Conduct!
ONE LAST THING!
Once you successfully sign up to raise funds with the Perky Pugs team, hop in our Discord server and DM Azorea#0001 or Zulli#2263 so we can give you the FUNDRAISER role and you can get access to a channel with your fellow fundraisers so we can all chat, bounce ideas off of each other, support each other's efforts, and maybe even collaborate!