Words by Chloé Tibbott
For the third year in a row, YouTube stars are coming together to support the amazing ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ charity with a star-studded livestreamed show. It all kicks off from 5pm UK time on Thursday 7th September – yes, that’s tomorrow!
With nearly 40 creators joining forces, this year’s line-up is pretty damn exciting, including the likes of Oli White, Jack Maynard, Niomi Smart and tons more. Buzzing!
The four-hour livestream will see your fave YouTubers participating in food, lifestyle, comedy and gaming activities, all in a bid to raise as much money as they can to fight cancer and inspire fans to start their own fundraising campaigns. To date the charity has raised almost £38million, and hopefully the internet stars can smash even more fundraising goals this time around.
For some of the vloggers, supporting the charity is something they’re passionate about after cancer has touched their own lives. Oli White opened up in a statement about his mum who had breast cancer. “I’m incredibly grateful she received treatment and she’s s survivor, but I know not everyone is so lucky. Every penny raised will fund vital cancer-crushing science and save lives like my mum’s, so I really hope everyone tunes in, gets involved, and finds fun ways to fundraise to kick cancer where it hurts.”
Make sure you’re watching here if you want to be part of #StandUpWithYT. 100% of the money raised will go towards funding life-saving cancer research, so dig deep guys!