Frequently Asked Questions 

How do I register for Give A Little Love online?

REGISTER HERE! You will be guided through the registration process. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive a confirmation email receipt with a link to your fundraising webpage.  

 

Do I need to personalize my page?

People who personalize their page to talk about why they are raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters raise a lot more money. Share your story! It only takes a few minutes to add a picture and a few words. 

 

need some quick ideas on how to fundraise. Any suggestions?

Raising funds online is the best way to fundraise. Create and share your page on FaceBook, Twitter and other social media platforms. At work, you might hold a bake sale, dress-down day, bottle drive, have a 50/50 drawing or other fundraiser. Get creative! Need more help? Contact us!

 How can I see who has donated to me? 

Sign in to your personal page to view all of your generous donors! 

 

Can friends and family make a donation to me on my page?

Yes. Making a donation online is fast, easy and safe! On the home page, friends and family can locate you by clicking on DONATE from the main menu. By typing in your name, they will be directed to your personalized pledge page. You must type in the first name or last name of the participant exactly how they entered it when they registered. Try using just the first few letters of someone's name if you're not sure how it's spelled. If you have a problem locating a participant that you are sure has registered, please contact us.

 

Can my sponsors pay by cash or check?

Sure! You can collect cash and checks (payable to BBBS Mid-Maine) and keep track of them on your pledge sheet. If you can't mail checks, we will gladly pick up all donations at the end of the event, April 30th!

 

Where does the money raised from Give A Little Love go?

100% of the money raised through Give A Little Love stays local. We depend on the funds raised to carry out the work of carefully matching children with caring adult and teen mentors and providing ongoing support to the child, volunteer mentor and child's family. Check out the About BBBS section for more information about how Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine is Igniting Potential! 

 

How can I see who has donated to me?

Sign in to your personalized fundraising page. You can then view your donor list and the amounts that have been donated.

 

All of my donors are not showing up on the scroll mechanism. Why?

Some donors prefer to keep their gifts anonymous. When someone makes a donation, they can choose if they would like to have their name, donation amount, and/or a message appear on your personal page.

 

Is my information secure?

Yes. Engaging Networks has made every effort to protect your information. We use industry-standard SSL encryption techniques to make sure that your credit card information, passwords, and personal information travel securely over the Internet. We have also installed an encryption engine on our database server so that your data is securely stored.

 

What is the long website address in my confirmation receipt?

This website address will take you to your personal donation page. This address link is automatically included in any emails that are sent through the email center in event headquarters after you have logged into the website. You can also copy and paste this link into any other form of email.

 

Have other questions?

Contact Us at [email protected], or Call 207.236.BBBS (2227)