How You Can Help Us Financially
CAN YOU HELP?
If you can, please take advantage of the methods below to donate to our work.
WHAT TO DO NOW
If you are able to help financially then please:
You can make a PayPal Payment by clicking on the PayPal button below. (A page will open up where you can enter your details.) Please be advised that PayPal will take a commission of around 5%.
You can also set up a monthly "Recurring Payment" using PayPal. Simply click on this button and enter the sum you wish to donate. Then click the box next to it which says, "Make this recurring (monthly)". You will, however, need to go into your PayPal account monthly in order to click to make the payment - unlike the hard-copy Standing Order, and GoCardless online options below.
You can also go to your own personal Paypal page and click the "Send money to friends and family" button, to the following email address email@example.com
Or, please send a Cheque (or Postal Order) payable to Alistair McConnachie at
268 Bath Street
Mob: 07974 757 514
Alternatively you can use a Bank Transfer to wire directly to our bank account. Please contact us at the details above for our Account Number and Sort Code
Or you can set up a Standing Order by downloading the A Force For Good Standing Order form by clicking here and send it back in the post at our address above, so we can record you as a donor. We will send the form to your bank. Please note, you are free to stop the payments at any time, by simply informing your bank. If you want to give a donation, via cheque (or the PayPal button above and on every page), then you can do that in addition, or instead.
Can you leave a Legacy? You can make your commitment to the United Kingdom live on, even after you have passed away. Legacies are among the primary means by which organisations such as ours are able to secure their long-term existence. If you have not left anything to ensure our work can continue, then you can simply write out your instruction, include our details as below, sign it, date it and lodge it with your lawyer. If you have already written your Will, then you can add a 'Codicil' to your Will – a 'Codicil' is an addition to a Will – and provide your Will-writer/Lawyer with our name and address: Alistair McConnachie, A Force For Good, 268 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR. Keep a copy of your instruction for yourself, and attach it to your existing Will. You should also lodge a copy with your lawyer which also needs to be attached to your existing Will.
A Monthly Payment via GoCardless
We can also accept a regular monthly donation (or a one-off donation) via GoCardless. This is the UK's premier online Direct Debit provider. The form takes only a couple of minutes to fill in, and the money is sent directly from your bank account, not from credit or debit cards.
You can click on your preferred link below to donate on the 1st of every Month. FAQs on GoCardless are listed after the links, which also explain that you can cancel at any time. GoCardless will only ever charge us 1% of the transaction amount, up to a maximum of £2, regardless of the amount donated!
One-off GoCardless Donations
Or click on a link below to make a One-Off Donation via GoCardless. GoCardless will only ever charge us 1% of the transaction amount, up to a maximum of £2, regardless of the amount donated!
You can also use the PayPal button above to make a donation of any size.
Frequently Asked Questions on GoCardless Payments.
a. What is the transaction fee for the Merchant?
GoCardless will only ever charge us 1% of the transaction amount, up to a maximum of £2, regardless of the amount donated!
b. How can I access my GoCardless Account?
You can access your GoCardless account by clicking Log In at http://gocardless.com using the email address and password you provided when you first set up your payment. If you're not sure of your email, you can check back through your Inbox for any payment notifications you have received. Once you're logged into your account, you can view all your payments, manage them (including making cancellations) and update your details.
To see all the payments you've made, stay in the 'Payments' tab where you'll start. Here, you can see a list of all the money we've collected from you, and whether it was successful or not. Click on a payment in the list to see more details, including a timeline which will show when it will leave your bank account, and when we will receive the money.
c. How can I cancel my Direct Debit? If at any time you want to cancel your payment, go into your GoCardless account, click through to the 'Authorisations' tab, click on the list, click the cog in the top right hand corner of the screen and then click 'Cancel payments'.
d. I have already set up a payment, but I want to increase the amount. How can I do this?
Go into your GoCardless account and cancel your original payment plan. Then re-enter through your preferred GoCardless monthly payment link at www.aForceForGood.org.uk
e. I live overseas and can't use the online monthly payment system. How can I make a payment?
Visit www.aForceForGood.org.uk and use the PayPal button found on the top right of every page to make a one-off payment.
f. Can I make a one-off lump sum payment instead of, or in addition to, paying a monthly direct debit?
Yes, you can use the "One-off" GoCardless link, or the PayPal button.
g. Why haven't I received an acknowledgement for my payment?
Visit your GoCardless account and check that your email details have been entered correctly. Alternatively check your junk/spam mail folder. If you are still having problems, please do not hesitate to contact us at our email listed above.
h. I have forgotten my password. How can I access my GoCardless account?
If you can't remember your password, just click the 'Forgotten your password?' button and it will be emailed to you right away.
i. How do I change my bank details?
It is easy to change your bank details too if you've switched accounts. Enter your GoCardless account, and click 'Customer' in the top-right of the screen, and then 'Settings'. Choose 'Bank accounts' on the left-hand side, and then add your new details. Your payment to A Force For Good will automatically be transferred to the new account.
Finally, if you have any difficulties with your payment which are not answered here, please email us via our email listed above.
After donating by any of these methods, we will get back to you to thank you.
IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO DONATE FINANCIALLY
If you are unable to donate, then thank you for reading this far. However, maybe you know someone who is able to help and you can alert them to this Project with the suggestion that they may want to assist this effort.
Perhaps you have ideas that you'd like to add. Perhaps you can help in other ways. Please contact us and we can arrange to meet.
Perhaps you are part of a wider network which could put its money behind this Project. If so, please contact us. Perhaps you can, at least, advertise www.aForceForGood.org.uk in your network.
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