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Tales from the Twitch Extensions Commerce Pilot: Three companies building amazing experiences

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last year, Twitch invited a handful of merchandise vendors and charity donation platforms to build Twitch Extensions, powered mainly by Amazon Pay checkout, as part of a Commerce in Extension pilot program. These experiences entitled Twitch streamers to sell shirts and raise funds for charity. The pilot program developers raised almost $1M for charity and […]

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Charity Extensions: making the world a better place one stream at a time

Reading Time: 3 minutes Help Cure Cancer, End Hunger, Raise Awareness with Charity in Extensions Twitch is proud to recognize three very special Extensions supporting charitable causes on your favorite broadcasters’ streams throughout 2018 and 2019. Tiltify Donations, DonorDrive’s AFSP Charity Fundraising, and Gamers Beat Cancer by GameChanger unlock the power of Twitch community to drive more donations to […]

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Cheer for charity during the Overwatch League All-Star Weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the Overwatch League All-Star players go head-to-head this weekend, we hope you’ll join us in funneling that energy and excitement towards an important cause: supporting children’s hospitals. 100% of your Cheers this weekend on /OverwatchLeague and regional channels will support Child’s Play*, a charity that provides games, toys, and electronic entertainment to over 160 […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month!

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8 as National Women’s History Week. In 1987, the National Women’s History Project successfully petitioned Congress to expand the event to the entire month of March. In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8), we’re showing […]

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PUBG & Extra Life Charity Marathon Jan 29 — Feb 2

Reading Time: < 1 minute From January 29th until February 2nd, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is teaming up with Extra Life to raise $300,000 for sick and injured kids in Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Best of all, PUBG Corporation will match every dollar up to $300,000! You can join the PUBG Corporation in supporting Extra Life by signing up to stream from […]

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Chicken Dinners for Charity! Don’t miss the $100K Twitch PUBG Winter Charity Invitational

Reading Time: 2 minutes We got out our favorite frying pan, oiled it up real good, and cooked up a tasty tournament for a great cause! On December 5th starting at 10am PT, 64 teams from North America and Europe will compete in a $100K charity tournament playing PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (ya know, PUBG). Who’s playing you ask? Well, how […]

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An All-Star event for a great cause: The Call of Duty CODE Charity Challenge!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The cold winter nights are upon us, so we’re throwing a tournament that will turn up the thermostat to 360 degrees of yy no-scope ladderstall hotness. Presenting the Call of Duty CODE Charity Challenge! This is a one-day event happening this Friday, December 1st, starting at 2pm PT. We’ve got eight teams of four going […]

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Watch, Donate, Fight AIDS

Reading Time: 2 minutes December 1st is world AIDS day. To show our support, December 1st — 7th Twitch is joining forces with (Coca-Cola)RED in the fight to end AIDS — and we hope you’re in too. On December 2nd from 11:00am to 5:00pm PST, join us on the Arena of Valor channel for the (Coca-Cola)RED Game-A-Thon. Eight of your favorite streamers will […]

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Celebrate Veterans all week on Twitch!

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, in honor of Veterans Day (Nov 11), we’re showing love and appreciation to veterans and their communities all week! We’ll be highlighting a variety of Partners on the front page, and engaging with our community on social media. Further below in this blog, we’ve also provided a list of awesome charities that support […]

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Stormtrooper Walks 645-Miles to San Diego Comic-Con!!

Reading Time: < 1 minute [mbYTPlayer url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7dY6XWRU4I” opacity=”.5″ quality=”medium” ratio=”auto” isinline=”false” showcontrols=”false” realfullscreen=”true” printurl=”true” autoplay=”true” mute=”true” loop=”true” addraster=”true” stopmovieonblur=”false” gaTrack=”false”] Kevin Doyle said: “Eileen and I both shared a passion for Star Wars and are members of the world-wide costuming organization the 501st Legion and as a member I regularly participate in charitable events, fundraising, and various walks. This time […]