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Gaming for Galop Toolkit

How to Game for Galop this December

We’re thrilled to be a chosen charity for Jingle Jam 2023! And we’re even more thrilled that you’ve decided to game to unlock the futures of young LGBT+ victims and survivors of abuse.

Here’s all the information you need to get started:


What is Jingle Jam?

Jingle Jam is the world’s largest charity gaming event, where streamers play online and raise funds for two weeks from 1st of December to 14th of December.


What could my streams for Galop x Jingle Jam do?

By streaming for Galop, you’ll be unlocking the lives of young LGBT+ victims and survivors by helping us to build a National Abuse and Violence service for LGBT+ youth. This means that more young LGBT+ people will be able to access vital support like crisis funds for food and clothing; access to emergency housing and ongoing emotional and practical support.

For more information, visit galop.org.uk/support-us/gaming


I want to take part and raise money for Galop! How do I set up my stream?

Download your Player One Toolkits

Galop x Jingle Jam Player One Toolkits have everything you need to make your stream Jingle Jam-ready! Whether it’s skins for Twitch, a template for social media posts, or Galop logos – we’ve got you covered.


Get ready for action and set up your donation page on Tiltify from November 1st at 5pm. You can register via Tiltify, or sign up via our website here and we’ll send you a link. You can also join our Discord to chat to other gamers fundraising for Galop and other charities taking part.

It’s go time!

Publish your fundraising page and start streaming between December 1st – 14th.


Any tips on how to boost donations?

The best way to boost your donations is by involving the people watching your streams. Tiltify has interactive tools, like polls, rewards and milestones to try out. Here are some suggestions on how you could use them:


Whether it’s putting on a costume, undertaking a forfeit or a decision in your game – your community want to have their say! You could put the power in their hands of your audience by using voting polls during your stream.


Offer donors who give over a certain amount a reward – this could be something that you do during the stream (like 10 burpees), or actually sending them something (a prop you’ve used on your stream or a sticker).


You’ve hit the halfway point in your fundraising! How are you going to celebrate with your community? More importantly, what do you think they want to see?

Set milestone goals for your fundraising to bring hype to your stream and targets, so your community can help you get there. This could be at any point of your fundraising target, and could be any form of celebrating – the more entertaining to watch, the better!


How can I tell my community about my fundraising page during my stream?

Let a Chat Bot do the work for you! You can set up a Chat Bot to send messages at timed intervals during your stream, with information about Galop and your fundraising page.

How to set up a Chat Bot


What is the Jingle Jam Games Collection?

Your community can get exclusive access to the Jingle Jam Games Collection by donating to your fundraiser. This fantastic package is hundreds of pounds worth of game keys, gifted to individuals on your stream who donate £35 or more. There are only 100,000 Jingle Jam Games Collections available, so if you want your community to have access to them, set up your stream as early as possible during the two weeks.


Who are Galop?

Galop is the UK’s LGBT+ anti-abuse charity. We work with and for LGBT+ victims and survivors of abuse via our national helplines and advocacy services. We specialise in supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, hate crime, so-called ‘conversion therapies’ and other forms of abuse.

We are a service run by LGBT+ people, for LGBT+ people. The needs of our community is at the heart of what we do.

By taking part in Jingle Jam, you’ll be helping us to raise money for a National Abuse and Violence service for LGBT+ youth in the UK.


Do you have key stats that I can share with my community?

  • We’re seeing 3 young people a week who are in extreme crisis, experiencing situations like physical violence, sexual abuse, emotional and psychological abuse, kidnapping, human trafficking or homelessness.
  • 62% more young LGBT+ people have come to Galop for help over the last six months.
  • More than 80% of LGBT+ victims and survivors Galop surveyed told us they have little or no access to specialist LGBT+ support services where they lived.
  • By gaming for Galop at Jingle Jam, you’ll help to unlock the future of at least 180 young LGBT+ people.


If you’d like any further information, feel free to drop us an email at fundraise@galop.org.uk and we’ll get right back to you.