Big Brothers Big Sisters Awarded $15,000 from Non-Profit Fundraising Company Op4G | Community Spirit

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Awarded $15,000 from Non-Profit Fundraising Company Op4G

PORTLAND – Op4G, Inc., a leader among member-based online panel technology companies, has announced that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine has received a one-time cash award of $15,000 for successfully recruiting 560 Members to support their organization through Op4G Membership. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine is one of only twelve Non-Profit organizations receiving such an award. All awards totaled $190,000.

The Op4G (Opinions4Good) Member panel is comprised of Non-Profit supporters from around the country, who participate in market research activities to benefit their affiliated Non-Profit organization.  Members have agreed to donate a minimum of 25% of the compensation they receive to one of over 300 Op4G Non-Profit Partners, including Big Brothers Big Sisters.

“Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine is a core partner of Op4G, helping provide a diverse panel of motivated consumer and business professionals that participate in market research activities,” said Chris Woodyard, Op4G’s Vice President of Non-Profits.  “At the same time, Big Brothers Big Sisters is realizing a new, recurring revenue stream from the activities of their supporters.  Op4G is thrilled to recognize ongoing efforts and support of this mentoring agency and looks forward to continued success of the program.”

“In a weak economy, identifying new and innovative fundraising efforts has become increasingly important,” said BBBS Executive Director, Sam Beal, “We looked long and hard at the Op4G business, and we are fortunate that this partnership has resulted in monthly recurring contributions and, subsequently, to receive Op4G’s generous award of $15,000.  It is fitting that the award will be used to improve and upgrade hardware and software for our increasing technology needs to better serve our matches.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of young people, focusing on prevention, primarily through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with volunteers.  The organization’s greatest need, in addition to funds, is for a continual pool of volunteers in both Cumberland and York Counties.  Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer, referring a child, or in obtaining more information may call 773-KIDS or visit

Op4G is a member-based, online panel technology company.  Op4G’s objective is to provide a strategic alignment among Non-Profits, Client, and Members benefiting each party with an exceptional opportunity to generate market research and provide significant, monthly recurring revenues to Non-Profits across the country.