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 participant? Click here for details.

If you have further questions, please contact the Amy at amy@starlegacyfoundation.org

2. Where is the event being held and how much? 

Have fun for a great cause! Join us and January 19h, 2019 from 9am-3pm at Lake Menomin in Menomonie, WI

  • Register now                                                                                                                   
    • Adults  $30

Your ticket includes ice fishing and shirts!

3. What Does Pledging to the Fishing Mean, Exactly?

By committing to this event, and pledging to raise money for its success, you are helping raise invaluable funds to support stillbirth awareness, research, education, advocacy & family support. We encourage every participant to raise a minimum of $100

We are dedicated to this mission and all proceeds raised from the event will allow us to build on the numerous programs we currently offer. With your support, we can make a difference by supporting bereaved families, encouraging and supporting research and education. 

4. How can my supporters submit payment?

Online contributions can be made by credit card on the fisher's personalized page found on our website at. Just make sure to tell your supporter to select your name from the list of fishers. 

Corporate event sponsors can pay online with a credit card, by check or be invoiced if requested.

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 the programs the event supports, 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.

6. Is the event only for fishers?

No! The event is designed as a day of fun for the whole family. It attracts many participants from the  community, but it is also attended by family members and friends and supporters from the greater community who look forward to it as a fun and exciting community gathering.

7. Do You participate Alone or as a Team?

Either! Participants can fish alone or create their own team to fish together.  

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. Fishing registration fees are not refundable.

9. Is parking available?  
Free parking is available at the event.