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Total raised so far


£315.00 of £500 target +£78.75 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

10 years ago


£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

Nice One Sefton :)

10 years ago

Andy B

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Played Sefton lad. Get it. 'Played'

10 years ago

Phil O (Old Swan Residents Association)

£45.00 + £11.25 Gift Aid

What a great fundraising event. All for a good cause too

10 years ago


£5.00 + £1.25 Gift Aid

Zangief hair guy is boss

10 years ago

Dawn Cooper

£6.00 + £1.50 Gift Aid

10 years ago

Jedi Master Peter Conley

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

F*ckin smash it lad!

10 years ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Go on Sef you can do it! Game of Tekken on the sunday?

10 years ago

Gary Millar

£100.00 + £25.00 Gift Aid

Good luck game boy

10 years ago

John Birchall

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Good Luck with it Rob

10 years ago

Satish Shewhorak

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

Best of luck Rob, I'll try my best with the Megadrive pad!

Robert Sefton is raising money for OLD SWAN YOUTH CLUB

Rob Sefton - 24 Hour Charity Gamer

Event date: 2nd March 2013

My story

On the 2nd March 2013 I will be undertaking a true test of stamina and will, taking my mind and body to the extreme, and all in the name of charity. But what is my challenge I hear you ask? A marathon? Triathlon? Of course not! On behalf of us here at the haven for retro video games, Sweet Shop Arcade, I will be playing Street Fighter II on Sega Mega Drive for 24 hours straight. No food, the bear minimum to drink, and no breaks, just 24 hours of one of the greatest video games ever made. Whether I will still feel the same about it afterwards though will probably be a different story.


I am raising funds for Old Swan Youth Club, a local charity run youth centre which in hard times is working with some of the most disadvantaged young people in Liverpool. The staff in the centre nearly witnessed the closure of the club a few years ago, they volunteer their time and do the work they do because they believe the centre needed to remain a pivotal part of the community, which to their credit, it clearly is. I will be undertaking the challenge on their premises from 7pm Saturday 2nd March, until 7pm Sunday 3rd. Just an empty gym, an old wooden cased TV, couch, lamp, Sega Mega Drive, my favoured character Ken Masters and me, oh and maybe you?


There are many people who have well and truly been bitten by the retro gaming bug in recent years and I?m calling out to you to be a part of this momentous day for Sweet Shop Arcade and Old Swan Youth Club. All slots to play me (24 in total) are nearly full now but we are still looking for people to be involved in a number of other ways so drop me an email if you can.


We need as many people to donate as possible so if you can't get involved and like what we are trying to do then please donate here!


If this sounds like something you think you would like to get involved with, please either email us at or follow us @sweetshoparcade on Twitter.

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Rob Sefton

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Robert Sefton is fundraising for


Charity number: 521186

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