Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I begin?
Want to Participate?
Just register here and join us!
You can now create and manage your own personal page, share your photos, goals and get sponsors.
Want to sponsor a bowler? Click here for details.
If you have further questions, please contact Mandy Kwait at 216-320-6845 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. When are the bowling sessions on 11/5/17?
There are three sessions that bowlers can sign up for:
3. What Does Pledging to Bowl for Kids’ Sake Mean, Exactly?
By committing to this fundraiser and pledging to raise money for its success, you are helping raise invaluable funds to enhance the quality of life for the children and youth the Jewish Big Brother Big Sister Association (JBBBSA) of Bellefaire serves.
All proceeds raised from Bowl for Kids’ Sake enables JBBBSA to recruit and screen new volunteers, create new life-changing match relationships between Bigs and Littles, and provide ongoing support to children and families.
We wish you all the success possible. … and get all the sponsors you can, so when you show up to bowl day of, we will all be winners – you, and all the children and teens in our community that need our help!
4. How can my sponsors submit payment?
Online contributions can be made by credit card on the bowler’s personalized page found on our website. Just make sure to tell your sponsors to select your name from the list of bowlers. Checks can be brought to Bowl for Kids’ Sake and given to JBBBSA on event day or mailed to JBBBSA, 22001 Fairmount Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44118.
5. I am concerned that I might not be able to raise the required funds. Will I be able to do it?
Even if you've never raised money before, our materials and strategies will make it easy for you to solicit and collect sponsorships from friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Experience has shown that it is not only possible, but enjoyable, to set and reach your goals. Please refer to the sample letters found on your personal fundraising page center, that explains what exactly donations support, and you will be surprised to see how quickly friends, family, and co-workers will respond to your request to help this wonderful cause. Just remember to make it personal as well, as you want them to know that they are sponsoring YOU and YOUR efforts! And, as many companies offer charitable donation matching programs, make sure to ask your sponsors to check with their employers, as it will help you meet your goal ever more quickly. We ask that bowlers make a good faith effort to raise the minimum contribution of $50.
6. What if I don’t bowl?
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is fun for the whole family. Each session features free food, prizes, entertainment, surprises and more!
7. Do You Bowl Alone or as a Team?
Register as a team (up to 6 bowlers per lane) or an individual and let us help match you to a team.
8. Is there a refund/exchange policy?
Yes. If a donation was made accidentally or for the wrong amount, simply make us aware of the issue and we will be happy to make any necessary refunds, changes or corrections. Bowling fees are not refundable.
9. Is parking available?
There is plenty of parking available at Freeway Lanes of Solon!