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Strut Your Strengths For The Trevor Project’s 25th Anniversary

BY: Trevor News

Our community has grown so much over the past 25 years. Together, we have built a network of people dedicated to supporting LGBTQ young people, advocating for their rights, and making sure the world becomes a better place for them. Every person in this growing community of care has unique strengths and passions, whether that’s dancing, pottery, advocacy, running, or reading. Join us in celebrating each other and Trevor’s 25th Anniversary in our 25 Minute Strut Your Strengths Facebook Challenge!

This virtual fundraising challenge is all about what makes you special — and raising funds for The Trevor Project while doing it. You can join the Facebook group now and start fundraising today. Then on March 1, you can officially log your 25 minutes of daily activity of your choice. Join our community on Facebook who are showcasing their skills and interests in support of Trevor!

Follow these simple steps to join our Strut Your Strengths Challenge:

While our community struts their strengths, the money they raise helps The Trevor Project continue to provide free, confidential 24/7 suicide prevention and crisis services. This effort will also support Trevor’s ongoing public education, advocacy, and research initiatives, all in hopes of building that world where LGBTQ young people are safe and free to be themselves.

Together, we can help end suicide for LGBTQ young people. Thank you so much for your support and best of luck with the challenge!

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] for additional help. (Please be patient and allow us up to 24-48 hours to respond!)

Q: When and how do I log my minutes?

A: You’ll be able to start logging minutes on the first day of the month, but you can join the Strut Your Strengths group and start your fundraiser right away. You can log your minutes in Messenger by typing “Menu” then enter, and click the “Record minutes” button, then enter your achieved minutes and click the word “Submit.” Please note that the menu has multiple tiles.

Q: What if my minutes are incorrect or I receive an error?

A: To correct your total activity in Messenger, type “Menu” then enter, click on “Record minutes” and then click “Edit my total minutes.” 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: 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 provides suicide prevention and crisis services 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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