Interactive fundraising events for the fight against childhood cancer


STOCKHOLM, May 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cupcake-making, trail running races, dog training and a three-hour live meditation are among the events Bambuser plans to do during Week of Hope. From May 24th to May 30th, anyone can arrange almost anything to help fight cancer in children. Even before the start of the event, it almost reached its donation target – one million crowns.

Since 1982, the Swedish Children’s Cancer Fund (Barncancerfonden) has been helping more children survive cancer and providing affected families with the care and support they need. Thanks to generous contributions from in STOCKHOLM Individuals, companies and organizations, the Childhood Cancer Fund is the largest funder for childhood cancer research in Sweden.

“Every day a child in Sweden got cancer and today 85 percent survive. Our goal is not only to increase this survival rate, but to help these children manage their illnesses with as few long-term side effects as possible. During Week of Hope, we ask the public to join our commitment to raise funds for childhood cancer research and to support our initiatives for these children and their families, “he says Malin Paulsson, Project Manager for Week of Hope at Childhood Cancer Fund.

Bambuser’s Week of Hope is a new initiative from the Swedish Children’s Cancer Fund. During the week of May 24-30, individuals and businesses can participate in or create their own activities based on their preferences, interests and applicable COVID restrictions.

Week of Hope is run in collaboration with Bambuser, and all participation fees are transferred to the Childhood Cancer Fund to continue the work of the organization. Before the event began, the initiative had almost reached its goal of donating one million crowns.

The week’s many activities include two live interactive shows that benefit the vital work of the Childhood Cancer Fund. Using Bambuser’s technology, visitors to the Childhood Cancer Fund website can watch the live broadcast, interact via likes and live chat, and give a gift – all seamlessly.

“Unfortunately, childhood cancer is the leading killer of children aged 1 to 14. We are honored to support the important work of the Swedish Children’s Cancer Fund and are pleased that our technology is making a significant contribution to spreading the word and enhancing it the fundraising work, “says Maryam Ghahremani, CEO of Bambuser.

In the live shows, viewers and donors can watch a digital presentation about reducing food waste at home Filip Lundin from Sopköket. In addition, an evening in the candy kitchen is offered together with Sebastien Boudet and Sara Aasum Hultberg. The live shows are broadcast by Söderhallarna in Stockholm, a long-time sponsor of the Swedish Children’s Cancer Fund.

About Bambuser’s Hope Week

  • When: 24.-30. May 2021.
  • What: A week long fundraiser by the Childhood Cancer Fund in partnership with Bambuser that allows individuals and businesses to organize and participate in a variety of activities.
  • How: Individuals can choose to pay 100 SEK, 250, or 500 in participation fees, and all fees go to the Childhood Cancer Fund.
  • Why: The aim is to raise one million crowns for the fight against cancer in children.

Contact information

Sherry Smith, Corporate Communications, Bambuser AB | +46 8 400 160 00 | [email protected]

Certified consultant

Erik Penser Bank AB | +46 8 463 83 00 | [email protected]

About Bambuser AB

Bambuser is a software company that specializes in interactive live video streaming. The company’s lead product, Live Video Shopping, is a cloud-based software solution used by customers such as global e-commerce and retail companies to host live shopping experiences on websites, mobile apps and social media. Bambuser was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Stockholm.

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