DonorDrive and Leading Enterprise Nonprofits Join Forces for TwitchCon 2022


CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DonorDrive, an EngageSmart (NYSE: ESMT) solution and developer of an advanced enterprise digital fundraising platform, is hosting its annual DonorDrive Charity Arcade at TwitchCon 2022, a convention organized by Twitch, the world’s largest live streaming platform. The event provides DonorDrive’s corporate nonprofit clients with an important opportunity to connect directly with content creators, corporate brands and their existing supporters in a collaborative, dynamic environment to foster potential fundraising relationships.

After attracting thousands of attendees to the DonorDrive Charity Arcade at the last in-person event of TwitchCon in 2019, DonorDrive is hosting this year’s DonorDrive Charity Arcade at Booth 2317-CH, which will be immersed in a space theme representing creators of meteoric content do for charity.

At this year’s DonorDrive Charity Arcade, TwitchCon attendees can:

  • Connect with nonprofit organizations while participating to win prizes

  • Join the DonorDrive Fundraiser Experience Lab to help shape the future of fundraising

  • Meet your favorite content creators and community members

  • Discover new and classic arcade games

  • Support streamers in fundraising live on site

On-site streaming is made possible by DonorDrive partners Cooler Master, a lifestyle tech brand that offers hardware and products, and BEACN, a leading audio innovator that offers microphones and mixers.

Seven non-profit organizations that raise funds through DonorDrive’s live streaming capabilities were also chosen to host their own unique arcade experiences. These customers include:

Nonprofits choose DonorDrive as their primary platform to run charity streaming programs that expand their audience and diversify their fundraising efforts far into the future. DonorDrive’s highly integrated livestream fundraising tools are having a significant impact on the potential amount supporters can raise as more nonprofits turn to virtual and hybrid fundraising experiences. In the last two years, live stream fundraising on DonorDrive has increased by 133%, and fundraisers that stream on DonorDrive raise an average of 101.87% more than those that don’t. Notable customer successes include:

  • The Bungie Foundation raised $1.19 million at its first event on the DonorDrive platform in July 2022

  • Extra Life benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, raising over $15 million in their community in 2021

  • Stack Up raises $942,000 in 2021, a 27.4% increase over 2020

  • The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation raised $570,000 in 2021, increasing its fundraising by 40% compared to 2020

“We’re thrilled to reconnect with content creators who volunteer hundreds of hours a year to make a positive impact on causes close to their hearts,” said Kasey Cuppoletti, chief product officer at DonorDrive. “The DonorDrive Charity Arcade provides a space where nonprofit organizations can connect with their supporters and expand their audience, while also showcasing the ways content creators can get involved. DonorDrive is proud to host this experience at TwitchCon with our nonprofit customers and offer the best solution for live stream fundraising.”

Visitors can visit the DonorDrive Charity Arcade at booth 2317-CH October 7-9.

About DonorDrive:

DonorDrive, an EngageSmart solution, is an advanced digital fundraising platform for nonprofits that transforms everyday people into powerful fundraisers. Drive more revenue for your cause with an immersive, connected, and well-designed fundraising experience. For more than 20 years, DonorDrive has helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations raise billions of dollars including Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Covenant House, Doctors Without Borders, Muscular Dystrophy Association, World Vision and hundreds more. To learn more about DonorDrive, visit www.donordrive.com.

About EngageSmart:

EngageSmart is a leading provider of vertically tailored customer engagement software and integrated payment solutions. At EngageSmart, our mission is to simplify customer engagement so our customers can focus their resources on initiatives that improve their business and better serve their communities. Headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts, EngageSmart provides single-tenant, multi-tenant, true Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) vertical solutions including SimplePractice, InvoiceCloud, HealthPay24 and DonorDrive designed to empower the interaction of our Customers to simplify their customers by driving digital adoption and self-service. As of June 30, 2022, EngageSmart serves more than 89,000 SMB Solutions customers and more than 3,200 Enterprise Solutions customers in five core verticals: Health & Wellness, Government, Utilities, Financial Services and Donations. For more information, visit https://engagesmart.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

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