posted by Charleyy Hodson

They smashed last years record by $6 million!

Last year when Twitch announced they had collectively raised $11.1 million in 2014, we thought that total would never be beaten. But in 2015 we learnt one major lesson: Never underestimate the gaming community.

Twitch announced on their official blog that over the past 12 months that their various charity campaigns had been combined to generate more than $17 million, which was then donated to over 55 charitable organisations.

Below is a statement from the blog listing all of the most significant campaigns.

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One of the main drives still running until the end of 2015 is YogsCast’s Jingle Jam which currently stands at $768,682.70, so you can expect Twitch’s current total to increase a bit more before the end of the year.

If you’re eager to read more statistics, Twitch supplied this beautifully rich infographic for your pleasure!

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