Other Donation Categories

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PhilipTice21
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Other Donation Categories

Postby PhilipTice21 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:35 am

Is there a way to add other donation categories on the online donation drop down? The ward is doing a fund raiser for a youth activity and there are many who would like to be able to donate online, but I have not found a way to add anything there.

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Re: Other Donation Categories

Postby russellhltn » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:51 am

From the Donation FAQs:
Consistent with Church policy, our ward may have a fund-raising activity to raise money for youth activities such as Young Women or Scout camp. Can this money be donated online?

No, contributions made for fund-raising activities are not considered donations but are considered a payment for goods or services and cannot be completed online. They are similar to paying for the cost of craft projects that are part of a Relief Society activity. They must be done through your local ward or branch.
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Re: Other Donation Categories

Postby eblood66 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:55 am

No. Payments for youth activities cannot be done online. They have to be done via donation envelope given to the bishopric.

See the 10th question in the Donations FAQ.


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