Support The Trevor Project: How Gamers Can Help LGBTQ+ Youth in Crisis

Support The Trevor Project: How Gamers Can Help LGBTQ+ Youth in Crisis

Originally posted April 12, 2023

As a gaming platform dedicated to creating a safe, supportive, and inclusive community for players of all identities and backgrounds, Paidia Gaming is proud to support The Trevor Project and share their information with you. We recognize that LGBTQ+ youth face unique challenges when it comes to mental health and well-being, and we believe that everyone deserves access to resources and support that can help them thrive. By sharing information about The Trevor Project and their life-saving crisis intervention and suicide prevention services, we hope to raise awareness and encourage our community to take action and make a positive difference.

What is The Trevor Project?

The Trevor Project is the leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. Every year, more than 1.8 million LGBTQ youth suicide. Trevor provides free, secure crisis counseling available 24/7 where young people already spend their time: phone, chat, and text. They also run TrevorSpace, an international safe-space social networking site for young people, and work to prevent suicide through education, research, and advocacy. Learn more about The Trevor Project here:


Visit to find their latest articles and guides as well as answers to FAQ's and resources on sexual orientation, gender identity, mental health support, suicide prevention, and more. They also post a new research brief every month.

The following guides can be found on their website:

The resources don’t end there, by heading to their main resource page you can search terms you want to learn about.

Get Help - how to get immediate support from a counselor

If you or someone you know is in crisis, The Trevor Project provides immediate support by connecting you to a crisis counselor 24/7, 365 days a year.

They are available through web chat, text (678-678) and calling (1-866-488-7386)

It's important to remember that you are not alone and that help is available.

How to support The Trevor Project

You can support The Trevor Project in several ways.

Purchase a Play As You Are Tote


Play As You Are Tote


Paidia will be donating to The Trevor Project following the sale of the Play As You Are Tote Bag.

Donate directly

Donate Directily to the Trevor Project

Join our team or donate to The Trevor Project through our fundraising page on The Trevor Project or as an individual donor.

Spread Awareness

Share with your community why you're supporting The Trevor Project so by sharing the following message with your community:


"Support @TheTrevorProject mission to make LGBTQ young people in crisis feel loved and accepted for who they are. Your gift will help provide free, confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention services via phone, text, and chat - 24/7/365. Donate with love to my fundraiser for @TheTrevorProject today (add your fundraiser link)." Reshare The Trevor Project's social media posts with your community:


  • Facebook and YouTube @TheTrevorProject
  • Instagram, Twitter and TikTok: @TrevorProject


Host a charity tournament

It is very common for Tournament Organizers to run tournaments with donations going towards charity. There are various ways you can run a charity tournament right here on Paidia:

  1. You can donate the prize pool for the tournament to the charity on behalf of the winner
  2. Collect donations from players and spectators by crowdfunding on your tournament page. Users can donate any amount to your tournament page by using this feature
  3. Host a stream and collect donations during the tournament

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If you are planning to run a charity tournament on Paidia, reach out to our tournaments team ( to let them know you want your tournament contributions to go towards The Trevor Project. We will work with you to release your solar crystals.

Host a charity stream and Fundraise on Tiltify

If you're a streamer looking for a way to make a difference, hosting a charity stream for The Trevor Project is a great option. By setting up a donation link and promoting your stream to your community, you can encourage your viewers to donate to a good cause while enjoying your gameplay. You can also add alerts or incentives for reaching certain donation milestones.

Examples could be:

  • Giving a shoutout to everyone who donates over $10 on stream
  • Create a custom emote for your channel and give it to everyone who donates on stream
  • Play a round of a game with viewers who donate above a certain amount
  • Give viewers the opportunity to vote on what game you play next, with the game options determined by the amount of money raised.

These ideas are just a starting point and you can get as creative as you like with your incentives. The key is to make them engaging and fun for your viewers while also supporting The Trevor Project.

Have any more ideas on how gamers can support The Trevor Project? Let us know in the comments below.

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