How I hosted my first charity stream, and how you can host one, too
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Congratulations! The world is falling apart (or at least feels like its falling apart), and youve decided to do something about it. Thats a commendable urge. Heres where I tell you that youve also decided to do something very hard. Hosting a charity stream (on Twitch, YouTube, or on any other platform) is much more difficult than hosting a regular live stream, mostly because charity streams involve more moving parts theres the charity, the donation flow, guests, and, obviously, anything else youre doing to make the experience special for your viewers.
And it will be! More than anything, charity streams are about sharing a moment with the people who tune in. You will be overwhelmed, and it will be glorious. The other beautiful…