Mobile Giving - Text to Donate

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Text Donation Options

$10 Donation

Text the word 'SUPPORT' to the number 45678 to donate $10 to March of Dimes Canada

$5 Donation
Text the word 'DIMES' to the number 45678 to donate $5 to March of Dimes Canada

Thank you for your support.

Mobile Giving FAQs

  1. How can I use my cell phone to make a donation?
    Text 'DIMES' or 'SUPPORT' to 45678, reply to the confirmation message with a text stating YES and a one-time donation of $5 or $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance.
  2. How do I request a tax receipt for my text donation?
    You can request a tax receipt by entering your mobile number at www.mobilegiving.ca.
  3. Will I start receiving text alerts from March of Dimes Canada once I make a text donation?
    You will NOT receive text messages from March of Dimes Canada after making a text donation to this campaign, you will only receive a one time text alert to confirm your donation.
  4. Who can see my mobile number when I make a donation?
    Your mobile number is kept confidential, and it will not be shared with or used by anyone without your permission.
  5. Why do I need to text back the word YES to complete the transaction?
    Texting the word YES will confirm the $5 or $10 donation, and will help prevent fraud and errors.
  6. This is a great campaign. I want to tell all my friends. How can I share the news?
    Send a text message to your friends, 'Hey! Text 'SUPPORT' to 45678 and donate $10 to help raise funds for March of Dimes Canada!'
  7. How much does it cost?
    Any donation that you initiate will be charged at $5 or $10 Canadian and added directly to your wireless bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. You can donate up to a maximum of $30 per month via your mobile phone (so a maximum of 6 $5 dollar donations). No messaging fees apply to donations – you will be charged on $5 or $10 for the donation. Wireless carriers have waived all fees for mobile donations, the carriers pass 100% of the $5 or $10 donation through to the Mobile Giving Foundation, who then passes100% of the $5 donation to March of Dimes Canada.
  8. How are donations billed?
    All donations are billed and payable to your mobile service provider. The service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of March of Dimes Canada by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at  www.mobilegiving.ca. Standard message rates apply to march of Dimes Canada mobile alerts and the rates depend on your agreement with your wireless carrier. If you are unsure what charges are associated with text messaging as your wireless carrier for details.
  9. Is this a legitimate form of fundraising?
    Yes. March of Dimes mobile giving program has been set up in partnership with the Mobile Giving Foundation. The Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGF-C) was founded in 2009 by veterans of the wireless industry, in partnership with the Canadian Wireless Telecommuniations Association (CWTA) and the support of the Canadian wireless operators, who wanted to harness the immense power of wireless communications to empower individuals to support their favourite causes
  10. What is the purpose of the Mobile Giving Foundation  and how does it work?
    The Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGF-C) serves as the "glue" between a charitable organization, the wireless industry and the 23 million wireless users in Canada. MGF-C processes and approves applications from Registered Charities wishing to use wireless technology in their communication and fundraising activities because they know it is critical to have a trusted third party – in this case, MGF-C – to affirm the quality and integrity of the RC's using this technology to solicit contributions. For more information, visit www.mobilegiving.ca.

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