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Event Details

  • Covenant House's Main Mission is a community fundraising stream campaign that takes places from March 7 to April 30, 2022.
  • The initiative unites professional gamers, content creators and veteran & aspiring streamers to help raise funds and awareness for youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk.
  • Anyone can participate in the campaign, utilizing Main Mission resources and assets to host their own fundraising stream!

How to join the Main Mission

1. Sign up and join the Main Mission community. You can have your personal campaign page set up in minutes and can register as an individual or with your own stream team!
  • Host fundraising streams that raise funds for homeless, trafficked and at risk youth served at Covenant House
  • Customize your campaign page and stream overlay with Main Mission assets, and encourage your stream viewers to donate to your campaign through fun and creative challenges and rewards – some of which you can access on Donor Drive
  • Access our Streamer Toolkit - it has everything you need to get started! And, if you need more information on registration, stream set-up, and resources, check out the Quick Start Guide.

2. Tune in to our live stream-a-thon on April 2 from noon to midnight EST, featuring some of the biggest names in Canadian gaming, esports and content creation streaming on behalf of the youth at Covenant House!

  • Twitch.tv/CovenantHouseTO
  • Features professional gamers, popular content creators and celebrity guests playing some of the most popular video games – all for a great cause 
  • Chances to win prizes, unique experiences and streamer shout-outs by viewing, participating and donating at any time during the stream-a-thon
  • More details will be shared ahead of April 2… stay tuned!

3. Spread the word about Main Mission on your social channels and get your network to join in on the fun!

  • Follow our Twitter page and Twitch channel, and join our Discord server to stay in touch with the Main Mission community
  • Access our Streamer Toolkit, which also includes social media graphics and messaging to help you get others to join the Main Mission 

FAQs

Who can participate in the event?

Main Mission is meant for everyone! Whether you are a veteran streamer or are just starting out, any one can join the mission and raise funds for homeless, trafficked and at-risk youth.

What is the fundraising minimum?

There is no fundraising minimum to participate in the event - all contributions are greatly appreciated. However, there are some great prizes available for participants who reach certain fundraising targets:

  • Reward for $250 raised = special edition Main Mission tie-dye t-shirt
  • Reward for $500 raised = exclusive Main Mission crewneck sweater
  • Reward for $1000 raised = raffle entry to win a Nintendo Switch 
What can I do if I want to help but don't stream?

We welcome everyone with a passion for giving back to participate in any way they can. If you don't stream, no problem -  join the Main Mission by starting a fundraising campaign around an activity or act that motivates you. Contact us if you have any questions about how you can get involved.

Are tax receipts issued to people who support my campaign?

Yes, donors can receive a tax receipt for donations of $20 or more. Receipts are automatically emailed to donors after making a donation. Contact Us should your donor not receive their tax receipt.