Over the past year, we’ve seen amazing efforts from our community of supporters toward helping us raise funds to support LGBTQ young people, whether by reading for millions of minutes, walking thousands of miles, or simply contributing directly to our mission.
We are so excited to bring another virtual fundraising challenge to our community! You can join the Facebook group now, start fundraising now, and officially log your miles on November 29 (Giving Tuesday!) until December 31. During this time, you’ll commit to 40 Meaningful Miles — however it feels best to you to move — and engage your community to raise funds that will support our mission of ending suicide among LGBTQ young people.
Follow these simple steps to join our 40 Meaningful Miles Challenge:
- Register in Facebook Messenger now to log your miles all month. Choose to create a team or participate solo!
- Follow this link and we’ll automatically create a fundraiser with all the right settings on your behalf. You can edit the details on Facebook upon creation!
The money raised will help The Trevor Project’s goal to provide free, confidential, 24/7 suicide prevention and mental health services to LGBTQ young people. These life-saving services, along with Trevor’s public education, peer support, research, and advocacy work, create a better and more welcoming world — one where LGBTQ young people can envision bright futures for themselves.
Have a Question? Check out the FAQs for our Facebook Challenges!
If you can’t find your answer below, please reach out to [email protected] additional help. Please be patient and allow us up to 24-48 hours to respond.
Q: When and how do I log my miles?
A: You’ll be able to start logging miles on the first day of the month, but you can join the 40 Meaningful Miles group and start your fundraiser right away. You can log your miles in Messenger by typing “Menu” then enter, and click the “Record miles” button, then enter your achieved miles and click the word “Submit.” Please note that the menu has multiple tiles.
Q: What if my miles are incorrect or I receive an error?
A: To correct your total activity in Messenger, type “Menu” then enter, click on “Record miles” and then click “Edit my total miles.” Let us know if you still experience issues.
Q: How do we participate as a team?
A: When you register in Messenger, you will be prompted to take on the challenge solo or as a team. Follow the prompts to build out your team!
Q: Can I do a different activity?
A: While the challenge is designed for miles, if you want to do another activity, you’re more than welcome.
Q: What do I do if I started a Facebook fundraiser for The Trevor Project but not specifically for the challenge?
A: A Facebook fundraiser for The Trevor Project is the same as a fundraiser for this challenge. Thanks for supporting Trevor’s mission.
Thank you so much for your support, and best of luck with the challenge!
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people.