Desert Bus for Hope charity stream ends with over $730K raised, and $5.2 million lifetime

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 17 November 2018 19:07 GMT

The 12th annual Desert Bus for Hope stream ended yesterday and set a record for donations earned.

After 160 hours, the longest run to date, Desert Bus for Hope finished its run with $730,289 and some change in donations. The figure brings its lifetime total in donations to more than $5.2 million.

For over a week, nearly onsite 50 and 60 offsite volunteers assisted in driving the in-game bus from Tucson to Las Vegas.

Along with the record hours spent playing Desert Bus, the team saw its largest auction at $12,000, and the largest non-ending shift hit $101,014.73.

The run had a peak viewership of 11,026 viewers, over 6,300 unique donors, and the stream averaged $1.26 per second in donations.

All proceeds from Desert Bus for Hope will be donated to Child’s Play Charities.

Well done everyone who participated, and hat’s off to those who donated.

For more information on Desert Bus for Hope and Child’s Play Charities, be sure to give the links a visit.

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