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Join The Trevor Project For Our 50 Mile Challenge

BY: Trevor News
50 mile challenge. Join us this April

The Trevor Project is excited to host our first-ever virtual 50 Mile Challenge! Join us this April by committing to walk/run 50 miles over the month and help us raise funds that will support our mission: to end suicide among LGBTQ young people.

Because you are here for Trevor, we can be there for every single LGBTQ young person who needs help. As part of this community of care, you’re playing an active role in creating a more inclusive, safe world for all LGBTQ individuals.

Follow these simple steps to join our 50 Mile Challenge:

  1. Register in Facebook Messenger now to log your miles all month. Choose to create a team or participate solo!
  2. 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 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. 

Thank you so much for your interest in this challenge and being here for all LGBTQ young people!

Have a Question? Check out the FAQs for the 50 Mile Challenge:

If you can’t find your answer below, please type “Chat with Human” in Messenger for additional help. Please be patient and allow us up to 24 hours to respond.

Q: When and how do I log my miles?

A: You’ll be able to start logging miles on April 01, 2022, but you can 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 compete 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.

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people. If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or suicidal, our trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386 via chat, or by texting START to 678-678.

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