What is Hero Up

Posted by John Jackson April 8, 2020 in ADVICE

Hero Up is a brand-new gaming fundraising initiative from Help for Heroes, the leading charity supporting British Armed Forces, that encourages anyone and everyone to raise money for the charity by streaming their favourite games online. This new campaign will help support veterans and their families in the UK  by harnessing the world’s most popular form of entertainment, video games to expand the charity’s fundraising potential into a new generation.


  1. Sign up and pick a date for your event, and decide on your gaming challenge using your personalised fundraising page
  2. Spread the word and ask your friends, family and followers to sponsor – or join you!
  3. Download our fundraising tips and tools to help you smash your fundraising target
  4. 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

Whatever your plans, every penny you raise will help wounded veterans to recover and get on with their lives.

Anyone can join the cause, start their fundraising journey and set up a donation page right here: https://heroup.helpforheroes.org.uk/ 


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