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Hero Up

How it works

Hero Up couldn’t be simpler: click ‘Sign Up’, take part at any time that suits you and raise money for wounded veterans whilst playing your favourite games. 


Once you sign up, decide on your gaming challenge using your personalised fundraising page


Spread the word and ask your friends, family and followers to sponsor – or join you!


Download our free fundraising tips and tools to help you smash your target, including:

  • Posters to let everyone know when you’re taking part, and why

  • Personalised frames to add to your Twitch profile

  • Badges to spread the word on your social media channels

  • A sponsorship form for any offline donations


On your chosen date, start your gaming session and live stream the action, or post regular updates on your social media channels and watch donations from your awesome supporters roll in.

We want your fundraising experience to be as good as your game play and will work closely with you throughout, sharing ideas, helpful tips and advice straight to your inbox.


Hero Up FAQs

We've put together some answers to frequently asked questions to help you get in the zone and Hero Up.

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How to do a charity gaming stream

How to do a charity gaming stream

Interested in gaming and streaming for charity? Check out our guide on how to stream for us as well as different devices like PS4, PC and Xbox One.

Get involved

How your game helps

However you decide to Hero Up, your support means we can continue to be here for wounded veterans and their families when they need us.

During these unprecedented times, Help for Heroes is supporting veterans with their mental health via phone and Skype, providing emergency grants for those who are struggling to pay their bills or feed their families, helping them to plan for the future, and continuing to give Armed Forces families the support they need most. Every pound you raise will make a difference.

  • £50 could fund an emergency food basket for a veteran and their family for a week

  • £100 could pay for a psychological wellbeing assessment, mental health treatment plan and access to psychological therapy

Contact Us

The team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.

Phone: 01725 514106