Q. What will funds raised through “Helping Hungry Neighbors through the Holidays” be used for?

Your holiday fundraiser to benefit Project Bread will connect people and communities in Massachusetts with reliable sources of food and advocate for policies that make food more accessible.

Q. Is there a registration fee to start a fundraiser?
There is no registration fee to start a Helping Neighbors through the Holidays fundraiser with Project Bread.


Q. How do I start a personal fundraiser?

  • Visit this , and choose to "create a single page"registration page
  • You will be asked to supply the information for your registration and will be prompted through creation of your shareable fundraiser.
  • After registration you will be directed to your personal participant center; where you will be able to edit your page, access email templates and copy your shareable link.

Q. How do I start a group fundraiser?

  • Visit this registration page, and choose to “create a team page”
  • You will be asked to supply the information for your registration and will be prompted through creation of your shareable fundraiser.
  • After registration you will be directed to your personal participant center; where you will be able to edit your page, access email templates and copy your shareable link.

Q. How do I edit my personal page?

  • Click the "login" button at the top of the page to login to your participant center and enter your username and password. Then click the "Participant Center" button that appears at the top of the page. Once you are in your participant center, scroll down to the area that says "Personal Page" and click the "Personal Page URL" 
  • You can update the text and image in your personal page directly in the page. 
  • In your participant center, you can aso click "URL Settings" in your personal page section to create a shorter url to more easily share! 
  • Login to your participant center and scroll down. You will have a tab that says "Me" and a tab that says, "Team" that you can toggle between your pages and personalize. If you are a team leader, you can update your Team Page as well as your Personal Page.

 

Q. I don’t know my username or password, how can I find them?
Click the “forgot username or password” link to have a username or password reset link sent to your email. If problems persist please reach out to info@projectbread.org for support.


Q. How do I collect donations?
Please visit our toolkit for fundraising ideas!


Q. What do I do if someone gives me a check or cash donation?
We encourage fundraisers to collect all of your donations online via your fundraiser (as this reduces processing time and costs). If necessary, donations collected in the form of checks can be mailed to 145 Border St, East Boston, 02128. Please include a note indicating the specific fundraiser for which the donation is intended.


Q. Can I connect a Facebook fundraiser to my "Helping Hungry Neighbors through the Holidays" fundraiser?
Yes! If you are a social media user, we encourage you to start a Facebook fundraiser associated with your Helping Hungry Neighbors through the Holidays fundraiser. 

You should register and create a fundraiser on Project Bread’s website first, then through your participant center you can start and connect a Facebook fundraiser. It is in the big blue box in your participant center. When you create a Facebook fundraiser through your participant center, the fundraisers are linked, donations to your Facebook fundraiser will display on your personal fundraising page totals and in your list of donors. 


Q. Why aren’t donations to my Facebook fundraiser are not showing up on my personal page?
They often take a "few minutes" to display on your personal fundraiser. If they don't show up in an hour or so, please reach out to info@projectbread.org and we can help reconcile your Facebook fundraiser with your personal page!


Q. I am a Heart & Sole Walker, can I use “Helping Hungry Neighbors through the Holidays” to start my fundraising for the 2022 Walk for Hunger ?

“Helping Hungry Neighbors through the Holidays” is a seasonal fundraiser and fundraising totals are not able to be combined with future Walk for Hunger fundraising totals. Registration for The Walk for Hunger will open in February 2022!


 

Need Help? Please reach out to info@projectbread.org or 617-723-5000 and we’d be happy to help!

Are you a corporate team interested in finding out more about ways to fight hunger? Please reach out to justine_kane@projectbread.org to find out more.