Frequently Asked Questions

What if my community organization/school/college wants to get involved and help with this project?

We began our "on the road" campaign to bring this necklace to your school or community event. Call our headquarters to schedule a special day your school/event would like us set up our necklace, dates are filling up quickly. We encourage all the students wanting to participate to earn the dollar by doing extra chores, etc.

If you'd like to help us expand this project, please download and print out our flyer.It will explain our mission and how you can help us. If you have any further questions, or want to speak with someone in our organization, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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Where will this necklace be put together and hung?
Under the guidelines of the Guinness Book we must build the necklace in a public venue. The necklace will be put together in our headquarters in Northeast Pennsylvania. Come visit and see the necklace in our headquarters anytime your in the area…While your here, come in and put a bead on yourself...(take your picture with the worlds longest necklace)

Can I make my own glass bead for the necklace?
Yes, but keep in mind the size when your designing it (no bigger than 10mm)..Then just send your special bead to our headquarters with your $1.00 donation and it will be placed on the necklace and recorded on the site.

Can I donate more than $1.00?
Of course, we could put on a thousand beads for 1,000 dollars, or just one bead for your 1,000 dollar donation – you let us know what you would prefer.

Can I make a donation in someone else's name?
Yes, please just make note of that this is in honor of their name, age and location during the PayPal checkout. You may also put it in your companies name, pets, etc.

Can people outside the United States participate in this event?
Absolutely, our long term goal is to bring this program to every hospital worldwide, and please spread the word to everyone you know...

What is the current record for the longest beaded necklace?
The record was set in February 2009 with a total length of 355ft. (that's about 27,000 beads) Our goal is over 2 miles long!!!!!

How long are is this event going to last?
The worlds longest beaded necklace event will launch July 30th, 2009 in our Pennsylvania headquarters and the necklace will be officially measured at the end of July 31, 2010.

Make a Donation

"A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle"

For only a $1.00 donation, a bead will be put on this record setting necklace, and we will record your name for the Guinness World Records Book. You will then be a certified Guinness Book Record holder!!!

Your donation will help us continue our beading program and touch the hearts of many.

We all need hope, we all need to stay connected with each other, and we all need to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. Please join us!

Your donation really makes a difference - Thank you

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