Host your own fundraising livestream – encourage your viewers to donate by letting them influence your game. Will they make it easier for you or challenge your gaming skills and make it harder?
Run a gaming tournament – find out who has got the greatest skills and encourage others to take part with a simple donation to enter. Too easy? Then mix things up by donating to pick the level or map for each match.
Download your gaming resources to help make your fundraising a huge success.
If you’re aged under 18, you must have your parent, guardian or adult over 18 present.
Choose a safe username. Make sure your nickname does not include your: full name, date of birth, address or the town you live, mobile number.
If you’re able to use a profile picture, try using an avatar that doesn’t show your face. If you do use a picture, think about whether it shows anything that could be used to identify you.
When you create your account, it’s a good idea to make sure you use a strong password.
Be careful what you share - it’s important to think about how much you’re sharing about yourself.
Be careful about sharing personal details, like your address, phone number, or your full name. Even if you only share a few small things over time, someone might be able to use it to find out more about you.
Think about who you’re playing with - most online games are open to everyone.
Remember, if you’re playing with people online: you can report and mute anyone who’s abusive, threatening or who tries to bully you.
People might not always be honest about who they are.
Be careful of scams, and don’t accept gifts or offers that seem too good to be true
Check your privacy settings - changing your privacy settings can affect who can see if you’re online, who you can play with and whether people can see what games you’re playing.
Every game and console is different, so make sure you always check the settings to see what your options are.
We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.
Our helpline team can help by:
Providing information about Crohn’s and Colitis.
Listening and talking through your situation.
Helping you to find support from others in the Crohn’s and Colitis community.
Signposting you to specialist organisations.
Please be aware we’re not medically or legally trained. We cannot provide detailed financial or benefits advice or specialist emotional support.
Please contact us via telephone, email or LiveChat - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except English bank holidays).