How does it work?
PLT makes it incredibly easy to raise money online for the things that matter to you most. Within a few minutes, you'll be able to personalize your fundraising campaign and share it with the people in your life quickly online.
With PLT, the money you collect for a person or yourself goes directly to you. The money you raised for a charity organization goes directly to that charity organization. PLT will handle everything for you including tax deductible Receipt for the donors. The deadlines or limits are totally up to you to decide- each donation you receive can be monitored in real time within your account portal. Raising money for yourself or a loved one or charity organization for good course and in time of need has never been easier. Plus, we're standing by to help you if needed.
What can I raise money for?
Most people use PLT to raise money for themselves, a friend or loved one during life's important moments. This includes things like medical expenses, education costs, volunteer programs, youth sports, funerals & memorials - even animals & pets.
You can also give back to your community by supporting and raising fund for the charity organization of your choice. There are millions of non-profit 501© 3 to pick from.
Is it safe?
Your PLT campaign features the very best in secure payment encryption technology. Not only are your donors' online payments safe, your money is stored securely until you're ready to request a withdrawal via electronic bank which can be done in minutes online or few days through the your local bank.
How do I get my money?
For personal campaign once your fundraising campaign begins receiving online donations, you can easily request a withdrawal at any time. Don't worry, withdrawing money does not affect the progress meter that's displayed on your PLT campaign. Simply email us for a withdraw and PLT will process your withdraw for you. You can withdraw your balance directly to the financial institution of your choice.
How long do withdrawals take?
Most withdrawals take between 5 and 7 business days. You can choose to use our streamline online method i.e. secured online payment gateway like PayPal, authorized.net, etc and receive your money within minutes once we processed your withdraw.
Does it cost anything?
While it's free to create and share your online fundraising campaign, PLT will deduct a 5% fee from each donation that you receive. This will cover our administration and handling cost of your campaign and its one of the lowest of its kind out there. Since our fee is deducted automatically, you'll never need to worry about being billed or owing us any money.
Do my donors get charged?
No, never. Other sites might charge your donors without you knowing it, but we would never do that. Donors are charged only the amount they choose to donate to you and that's it.
Are there any time limits?
Depend. With PLT the deadlines or time-limits its totally up to you . Your campaign will remain live as long as the end date you set up your campaign for. You can even extend your campaign for as long as you want if need more time or say you didn’t meet your target amount.
What if I don't reach my goal?
No problem. With PLT, you keep each and every donation you receive. Reaching your goal is not required.
How will I know if someone donates?
You'll receive an email notification each time a donation is made to your PLT campaign. And your account control panel at www.purplelighttouch.com will be updated in real time as well to reflect any donation.
Do I have to use my real name?
Yes. PLT is a site that rewards authenticity and transparency. However, in certain situation we may allow an exception such as security and safety reasons.
Who will donate to my campaign?
Your campaign will be supported by the people in your life. This includes friends, family members, loved ones, coworkers, classmates and teammates. Only after your campaign receives the support of the people you personally know can it begin to attract the support of others. Others have used marketing campaign to promote beyond their circle of personal friends and family members, that’s totally up to you as a campaign promoter as long all requirements are followed.
What if I'm not comfortable sharing this with friends & family?
Sharing your campaign with friends and family is a part of what makes PLT campaigns work so well. Not only will the people in your life support your campaign, but they will also help spread the word to their friends as well. PLT users should not really expect to receive support from strangers.
Do I have to use my Facebook account?
Although optional, connecting your account to Facebook is highly recommended and makes sharing your campaign with others incredibly easy. A valid Facebook account is required for all campaigns that wish to appear within PLT's Public Search Directory. Don't worry, we'll never post anything to your Facebook account unless you say so.
Is my country supported?
Supported countries and currencies include: United States of America ($USD), United Kingdom (£GBP), Canada ($CAD), Australia ($AUD), and some European Union countries that use the Euro as their official currency (€EUR).
Can donors in other countries donate to my campaign?
Yes, your PLT campaign is able to accept donations from around the world.
Will my donors get charged any fees?
No. Donors are charged only the amount they choose to donate to you and that's it.
Can people donate from their phones?
You bet. The mobile version of your PLT campaign will load for those visiting your campaign from their phones. Your campaign still looks great and it's very easy for donors to complete their donations from their mobile device.
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