Frequently Asked Questions About Hearts for Health Virtual Fundraiser
What will the program be like during the event? What should I expect? Is there a cost to participate?
At 5:30 PM PST, the event will be live on YouTube and is FREE to watch. The first 30 minutes are a slideshow video with tips on how to bid, how to call tech support, pictures from past events, and timeline photos of the construction. We will also show a video tour of the building during the pre-show. This gives you time to get ready for when the show starts at 6 PM PST. You want to make sure you can hear the music and you are registered to bid with our online auction site(click here on how to register) or login into the site if you registered earlier. General donations, paddle raise contributions as well as bidding on auction packages will take place at the online auction site during the Hearts for Health Virtual Fundraiser. This is why we are encouraging you to register to bid. Call if you need help at 541-426-4524 x1031.
At 6 PM PST, Mike Wilson will host and welcome you to our Hearts for Health Virtual Fundraiser from a studio in Vancouver, Washington and it will be a celebration of our community and an opportunity to support the future of the Hearts for Health Integrated Care Center. We will hear from Executive Director of Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness Chantay Jett, CEO of Winding Waters Clinic Nic Powers, and CB Construction Owner Derek Howard and share powerful videos that show how this building will change lives. Special guest, Britnee Kellogg, will also perform during the live show, inspiring us through her music.
After hearing from different voices on how this building will change our community, you will be asked to give generously during the live show. At this time, you will click on the donate now button on the online auction page and click on the different giving levels to give your donation. You must be registered to give your donation. As individuals give to the campaign, you will see the thermometer rise and names being recognized for giving to the campaign. Before we end the paddle raise for the night, we will announce the winner of the raffle.
You have the opportunity to win a pair of 18 karat gold diamond earrings, each one crafted with a white gold hook post with a "J" clasp and one round diamond in a yellow gold billowy bezel setting. Visit our online auction page to learn more. There are only 50 tickets available. Your chances of winning are high!! Tickets go on sale at noon PST on February 1, 2021.
While watching the show, you can also bid on some amazing online auction packages. The auctions will open on Monday, February 1 at noon PST, so bidders will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite packages before the live stream event. The bidding will close after the show at noon PST on February 9, 2021.
Additionally, throughout the live stream, you can chat with others watching the event and connect with one another on the YouTube Live Stream Chat. See below on how to chat to learn more.
This event allows you to continue to be a part of the annual Hearts for Health Fundraiser all from the comfort of your couch!
What is the best way to participate or watch the event?
We recommend you tune in with 2 devices (smart TV/computer/tablet/cell phone) or open 2 tabs on your computer. This will allow you to watch the live stream program and bid on the mobile bidding platform during the event. For the event, we recommend you use the following internet browsers Chrome, Firefox, Explorer 10 or later, or Microsoft Edge.
For example, you can watch the live stream program on your computer and bid and donate on the mobile bidding platform (heartsforhealth2021.ggo.bid) from your phone.
Here are the instructions to comment on YouTube Live Stream chats
How do I chat with others while watching the live show?
1. Setup a YouTube Account and Login with your username/email.
2. Join the Live Stream.
3. To post in live chat, click where it says “Live Chat” and begin typing where it says "say something". Then, click the send icon.
Respond to someone in the chat feed -
You can respond to someone in the chat feed by mentioning their username.
- Type “@”.
- Begin typing their username.
- Select the username.
- The message sender will see their username highlighted in orange, which is visible only to the chatter whom you’ve mentioned. This makes it easier for them to see your response in the chat feed.
Viewers are limited to 200 characters and a maximum of 11 submissions every 30 seconds. Event owners are not subject to the frequency threshold. Viewers cannot post special characters, URLs, or HTML tags.
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