Gamer Raises Nearly $1 Million For St. Jude Children's Research Hospital In Just 4.5 Hours
June 24, 2019
Streamer Ben "DrLupo" Lupo raised $920,343.98 for St Jude Children's Research Hospital in just 4.5 hours on Sunday.
DrLupo has raised millions of dollars for charity in the past, but yesterday's feat was a new record for the popular gamer.
"Thank you so much, to every single person that's donated. To every single person that's supported St. Jude. To every single person that's gonna be at Guardian Con. To every single person that freakin' loves gaming. And most importantly, from top to bottom, St. Jude,” DrLupo said at the end of the stream.
Today, gaming raised $920,343.98 in 4 hours and 30 minutes. ❤️💜— DrLupo (@DrLupo) June 23, 2019
The stream was part of a collaboration between DrLupo and GuardianCon - an annual, two-day event for gamers.
GuardianCon's 2019 convention has raised a total of $3.7 million for St Jude.
$3.7M raised for the kids of @StJude through @GuardianCon. YOU DID THAT. You all have joined our mission that “no child should die in the dawn of life.” Thank you, thank you! ❤ pic.twitter.com/2KFfiW7B6X— St. Jude PLAY LIVE (@StJudePLAYLIVE) June 23, 2019
St. Jude has treated children from all around the world and families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food.
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