Purchasing a Product to Support a Team Fundraising Event

If the fundraising event offers products for purchase that count as donations, you can quickly and easily review the product information and make your selections, and then enter your payment information online (for example, your credit card, bank account withdrawal or PayPal account information if available). You an also include an additional donation amount along with the product purchase.

Instead of applying your gift to the overall fundraising total, you can have your donation apply to support a:


Step 1: Display the Product Information Page

Click the link on the Greeting page of the fundraising event or in the email you received.

Step 2: Assign Credit for the Purchase to the Event

On the Product Information page, leave the Credit my purchase as a donation to the EVENT option selected by default and click Next.

Step 3: Configure Your Purchase

On the Product Details page:

  1. In the Configure section, enter or select any configuration options.
  2. In the Tribute section, to purchase this product to honor someone who has died or is struggling with the condition associated with the fundraiser, enter the name of the person and make any other entries or selections in the fields displayed.
  3. Click Add to Cart.

Step 4: Send a Card About the Purchase (if displayed)

  1. On the Send a Card page, click the appropriate option.
  2. If the Select Card page displays, click the appropriate eCard to send and click Next.
  3. On the Send Card To page, complete the information and click Continue.

Step 5: Optionally, Purchase Another Product

On the Store page, click the Configure button and repeat the steps above.

Step 6: Optionally, Add a Donation to the Purchase

On the Store page:

  1. Locate the field for an additional Gift Amount (typically near the top of the page).
  2. Enter the monetary amount of your gift.
  3. Click Add to Cart.

Step 7: Review and Update Your Purchases

On your Shopping Cart page:

  1. Review the items you have selected and configured.
  2. Make any adjustments and click Update Cart.
  3. Click Continue Checkout.

Step 8: Complete the Shipping Information (if applicable)

On the Shipping Page page, to ship the products purchased:

Step 9: Enter Your Gift Recognition Name (if applicable)

By default, the name entered for your Billing Information will display in the fundraising honor rolls that show gifts. To change to another form of your name or another entry (such as The Smith Family), enter that in the Recognition Name field provided.

If you do not want your name to display in the honor rolls, enter Anonymous or click the Anonymous checkbox if displayed.

Step 10: Enter Your Payment Method

Click the appropriate Payment Method option and carefully enter the information requested.


Step 11: Confirm Your Purchase

After carefully verifying all of the information, click Process.

Social Sites If this or a similar Sharing Opportunity link displays on this page, you can use it to quickly and easily post a comment on your favorite social sites about the activity associated with it. The post (or, tweet) will contain a link back to an appropriate page on this site where your friends can pursue the activity (for example, make a donation, join your fundraising team, or take a political action alert). For assistance, refer to Sharing an Activity from this Site With Sharing an Activity From This Site With Your Friends on Your Social Pages.

Step 12: Review the Confirmation Page and Print It

When the Confirmation page displays, review the transaction to be sure the purchase and any shipping information are correct.

To keep a record of this transaction, click Print this page for your records and follow the standard procedures for printing from a web page