Leonard will start his stream at 1 p.m. ET this Sunday. He'll be trying to get those W's on Call of Duty, Fortnite, and a host of other games. Leonard won't be alone the entire time, however; he'll be joined by other athletes, gamers, and celebrity friends.
"I am blessed and thankful to have a platform that allows me to impact people in a positive way. During this very difficult and uneasy time, my goal is to bring some relief and joy to those in need," Leonard said in a statement. "This Sunday, I will be doing a 24-hour live stream on my Twitch channel to help raise money for Feeding South Florida and Feeding America. Gaming has always been a passion of mine, and I love connecting with fans in an authentic way."
This Sunday I'll be embarking on my 24-hour live @Twitch stream while I raise funds for to support COVID-19 relief efforts! Tune in to see me stream with athletes, celebrities, and gamers. The energy will be electric and the gameplay will be next level ����https://t.co/E6CUc0JAVA pic.twitter.com/LTJnSUNmVz
- Meyers Leonard (@MeyersLeonard) April 2, 2020
Leonard also announced he will be donating $25,000 matched by the NBPA to the cause. The Hammer Classic will help fund Feeding America and Feeding America South Florida in the hopes of helping to provide food for 1 million people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Previously, Leonard participated in the Call of Duty: Warzone #FIGHT2FUND charity pro-am, which also featured Ben Simmons, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Evan Engram, Josh Hart, and professional players from FaZe Clan.
Stop by ESPN Esports' Twitch channel on Sunday to #HangWithHammer, where you can chat with Leonard, watch him play, and maybe contribute to a good cause.