Stream Guidelines Page:

When fundraising for Make-A-Wish, you are representing and affiliating yourself with a global children’s charity. Therefore, we kindly ask that you follow a few rules:

  1. Do not stream games with crude or inappropriate content and/or an ESRB rating of “Adults Only.” The following are examples of games that are prohibited from Make-A-Wish charity streams:
    • Grand Theft Auto V
    • Manhunt
    • Conker’s Bad Fur Day
    • Mortal Kombat
    • All games listed at Twitch Banned Games 
  2. Do not use explicit language or visuals that are profane, sexual or bigoted in nature, or illicit substances or paraphernalia. Also, do not become intoxicated before or during the stream.
  3. Do not engage in personal attacks or behave in a harassing or bullying manner during your stream. Keep all communications kind, positive and friendly.
  4. Stream safely. Please, stay hydrated and remember to eat during your stream. Take breaks and get plenty of rest before, during and after your stream.

Violation of these guidelines will result in the removal of affiliation with Make-A-Wish and the Stream [FTW] program. We appreciate your cooperation.


When is Stream [FTW]?

Anytime! You can sign up whenever you want. This year we will have a prize week from July 23 - 30 and a Fall/Winter mini-event that's TBD.

Who can participate?

Anyone over the age of 13 can host and set up an event online (Twitch's rules). If you are doing a home event without streaming, there is no age limit.

Do I have to stream to participate?

Not at all! You can pledge to play any kind of game at-home or online. Use all of the social media and email tools on your registration page to let people know what you're doing and what to expect. Your totals collected will make you eligible for all of the incentives and prizes just like online streamers.

How do I create an online stream?

There's lot of platforms you can stream from but the two that integrate with our online fundraising system are Twitch and YouTube. We would recommend you start with those sites. Each of them has how to get started guides for new creators. At a minimum you will need a camera, computer and audio equipment. Once you create an account you can link your stream to your fundraising page with us! Streaming usually requires additional software that you download from your platform. Be sure to do lots of test runs and begin to build your audience for the prize week!

Is my donation tax-deductible?

If you are in Canada, your donation is tax deductible. If you donate to a fundraiser's page you should receive a receipt by email right away.

Do I qualify for incentives and prizes if I am outside of Canada?

No, sadly, we cannot ship outside of Canada due to it being prohibitively expensive for a charity fundraiser. We will be substituting a limited number of game codes for out of country prize winners while supplies last. If you would like to cover the cost of shipping for any incentives or prizes please reach out to us via email at