A: The current health concerns have demanded changes to the Birdies for Charity Program. Due to this, new charity sign up is closed. The John Deere Classic will focus on managing all charity business for current participants.
A: No, your assigned Bird Number will carry over each year, and remain active as long as the 501(c)3 Verification is completed each year. To participate in 2021, this verification form is due by May 22, 2021.
A: ABSOLUTELY! Your charities Bird Number is how we identify your organization. We also use this number to apply donations to your organization. You MUST put your charity name and Bird number on top of each pledge card before distributing to donors. Pledges and payments without charity designation and donor detail will be applied to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund benefiting all participating organizations. To find your Bird Number please type your organization name into the charity search HERE.
A: Cash and checks and credit card payments are all acceptable forms of payment. If you receive any payment in your office, we ask that you staple the payment (cash/check) directly to the donor’s pledge card. PLEASE DO NOT DEPOSIT PAYMENTS. All payments should be forwarded onto the John Deere Classic office for processing. Credit card payments must be processed through the Birdies for Charity site.
A: Checks for pledged amount and bonus amounts will be issued by October 31st. All checks will be mailed out to the address we have on file. If at any time, your contact information or address changes, notify us as soon as possible so we can update our records.