Give Back Gala 2020


Follow along as we raise funds to invest in the future of Bethel University students by supporting their academic journeys.  Progress is updated every thirty seconds!



When is the 2020 Bethel Give Back Gala?

On Friday, July 17th the stream will open at 5:15 pm Eastern Time and the live portion of the Gala will begin at 6:45 pm Eastern Time.

How do I chat?

When you open the stream, in the bottom left corner of your screen there will be a blue tab labeled “Bethel Gala Chat”. Click it to open the chat. Click the menu tab to log in with Facebook or as a guest and you will be connected with your fellow virtual Gala attendees in a public chatroom.

How do I participate in the giveaways?

To participate in the giveaways, watch the chat. The comment moderators will periodically begin a giveaway by announcing they are starting a giveaway and put a form of trivia in the chat for commenters to answer. Answer first with the correct answer and you win!

Do I have to watch on a laptop?

You can watch on any device that can open the link. Additionally, you can also watch the Gala events on your smart TV. Here’s a tutorial on how to cast to your Smart TV for almost every type of situation: (

Additionally, if your laptop has an HDMI port on it, then you can just plugin and stream that way.

My internet connection is not the best. Will this be a frustrating experience for me?

This bank of support articles that may help you with internet issues:
You may also want to get your connections and devices prepped and ready for minimal frustrations.

Is there a program to follow along with?

You may find a program with the order of events here:

What if I encounter issues with the stream?

If you can get in the chat, ask the moderator. If that doesn’t work and you’re still having any trouble, email Amy Lein ( and we’ll do our best to assist.

Can I share this link with others?

Sure! They will still need to log in to confirm they are attendees.

I’m not sure what time zone I am in.
How do I donate?

Below the stream, there is a donate button. Click this button or the donate button at the top of the page and a drop-down form will appear for you to fill out.

If you have any additional questions about the stream, please email us at We hope you enjoy your virtual evening with the Bethel Give Back Gala!