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You can help our mothers and children by donating online instantly using secure sites at PayPal Giving Fund, eBay For Charity, PayPal, Network for Good, Guidestar, Just Give, Causes/Facebook, GoodSearch, GoodShop, Donation Street, their partner sites below, and by clicking their Donate Buttons at left. Some permit recurring monthly, quarterly, and yearly donations, with minimum donations as low as $1.00 - $15; most allow donors to cover processing fees. PayPal Giving Fund /eBay For Charity, AmazonSmile, GoodSearch / GoodShop, Artisans of the Twelfth House, The I Do Foundation, and Donation Street are among those offering ways to donate without cost to you. To find us easily, enter our Federal Identification Number, 95-4521373, in the site's search bar. Always use reputable sources when donating online or through companies, track and confirm to verify transactions are successful and, if you have concerns, please apprise us of your donations and we can track them, too. For the Donate Now Buttons listed here, contact their sites for detailed information. The Custody Project encourages donations through The PayPal Giving Fund as 100% of every contribution will reach TCP and help our families, as processing fees are not charged. At press, the information in this and in the following paragraphs was obtained either from their websites or their organizational contacts but please contact these sites directly with concerns, questions, fee updates, and for new information, as data changes with time. Additional online options are listed @ You Can Help: Fancy.

Processing Fees: When using their Donate Now Buttons, Network for Good (NFG), PayPal (PP), and Guidestar (G) can send 100%, as can some other sites, when you cover the additional 3% (NFG), 2.2% + 30 cents (PP), and 3.99% + 99 cents (G) in processing fees. Just Give sends 97.75% when you use their Discover Giving and American Express Members Give options, and may send up to 100% through the I Do Foundation. Check the percentages for Causes on their website. eBay For Charity donations flow through the PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF), as do direct PPGF donations. The Custody Project encourages donations through The PayPal Giving Fund as 100% of every contribution will reach TCP and help our families, as processing fees are not charged. See its Donate Now PayPal Giving Fund Button, last one at left.

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The Custody Project encourages donations through The PayPal Giving Fund as, by using The Custody Project Button linked to PPG at top left or, by using its own Donate Now Button, last one at left, donations are processed without charge and 100% of your online giving will reach TCP and can help our families.

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Our Indiegogo Campaign and The National Drive and Traveling Art Exhibit Campaign ran, and The Campaign Documenting Their Voices: The Drive for The Voiceless is running to raise awareness - please share with all your friends, as our families need your help. By donating the cost of a cup of coffee and inviting friends to do the same, our families benefit.

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Just Give accepts $10 minimum donations, and offers several giving options. Find us on Just Give or its partner sites by entering 95-4521373 in their donation search bars. Its partner sites include Discover, American Express, and The I Do Foundation, below. Check directly with Just Give and its partners for new information. (Just Give: 866.587.8448).

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Discover Giving accepts $10 minimum one-time and recurring donations, with 2.25% applied to processing fees when using your Discover card (Discover: https://discover.justgive.org; Just Give: 866.587.8448).

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American Express Members Give accepts $5 minimum one-time and recurring monthly and annual donations using dollars or membership reward points, with 2.25% applied toward processing fees when using your Amex card (amex.justgive.org; use address bar at top, not search engine; Just Give: 866.587.8448).

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At Discover Giving and American Express Members Give, you can dedicate donations as a gift in another's name or as a memorial, also.

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Reward Points. Many companies offering reward points allow you to donate them for charitable purposes. When you designate The Custody Project as your charitable recipient, yours can help our families in need.

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Weddings: The I DO Foundation. Couples and guests making wedding-related purchases can help TCP without a dime leaving a pocket. When a Gift Registry is lodged with I DO's partner stores and TCP is designated as the charitable beneficiary, a percentage of 10% or less will be deducted automatically from those purchases and sent as a donation to us. I DO also allows a couple to create a Charity Registry so that their guests can donate to the charity of the couple's choice in lieu of purchasing a gift for them. When wedding couples do this, The Custody Project receives approximately 90% of your donation, and 100% when you elect to cover I DO's processing fee. (This Just Give program may end on December 31, 2016. When you click on The I DO Foundation Donation Registry link, only our address and mission statement may be visible until you log in). Just Give: 866.587.8448.

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Philanthropic Gift Cards. When you purchase charitable gift cards, typically you choose the value of the card, your recipient chooses the charity, their charity receives a donation—and everyone wins. Email cards can be sent without cost, and the company may mail/email both gift card(s) for you. When gift card recipients designate The Custody Project, our families benefit.

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Network for Good accepts $10 minimum one-time and recurring monthly, quarterly, and yearly donations on Visa, MasterCard, and American Express using USA credit and debit/credit cards with U.S. addresses. International and domestic donors can give by accessing their PayPal accounts via the PayPal option found on NFG (5% fee; go directly to PayPal, below, for lower fees). Use our link above or NFG's Donate Now button at the left or, on their site, key our name or 95-4521373, search, and Donate Now. To check out its many partner sites, call NFG. (Network For Good: 888.284.7978).

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Causes/Facebook: This link will take you to Causes directly or you can put https://www.causes.com/profiles/188010239 or https://www.causes.com/campaigns/30662-the-custody-project?utm_campaign=search_widget in the url box at the top of your search engine page and follow the Causes prompts to our Donate Button. A Causes/Facebook Donate Now button to the left is also available. However, if this page is not loading, please visit this link later and use the links above. To find us through Facebook, try logging in, typing Causes in the search box, then typing in The Custody Project, and clicking on our name. For questions, contact Causes (https://www.causes.com).

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Guidestar accepts $15 minimum one-time, and recurring yearly and monthly donations on Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Type 95-4521373 in their search box, click our name and Donate to benefit us. Click on our Financials for more information. (Guidestar: 757.229.4631 or 800.784.9378; The K Foundation: 512.593.5022).

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PayPal takes $1.00 to cover processing fees and send a donation of approximately 50 cents, accepting one-time and recurring donations using national and international Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos, and PayPal e-checks. When using PayPal's Donate Now Button on our site, list the amount, donate by credit card or, for checks drawn on your US bank accounts linked with your PayPal checking account, log in, verify the payment and one-time / recurring donation screen, Donate Now, and see a verifying Thank You. For support, call PayPal @ 888.221.1161.

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PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF). The PPGF allows as many recurring and one-time donations as you want to make, and accepts $1 minimums. They securely process donations without charge, waiving processing fees when you use their PPGF link or their Donate Now Button at left. Or, when on the PayPal Giving Fund site, click on Donors, at Find Your Cause type in The Custody Project, and Donate. Access any funding source on your PayPal account, including national and international Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos, PayPal Credit, and perhaps Bill Me Later, PayPal Debit Cards, PayPal e-checks, and bank accounts linked to your PayPal account. PPGF also handles donations from eBay Giving For Charities to TCP (see eBay below). The Custody Project encourages donations through PayPal Giving Fund as 100% of every contribution will reach TCP and help our families, as processing fees are not charged. [PayPal / PPGF Product Site Support @ 888.221.1161, eBay/PPGF @ 866.540.3229, MissionFish @ 866.353.3474, fax: 202.330.5545].

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Bank of America, requiring no minimum but needing approximately $1.00 to cover processing fees and send us the remainder, accepts one-time donations using national and international Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner, and JCB credit cards, and debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos. When using the Bank of America / First Data Corporation Donate Now Button below, list the amount, submit, complete the information on the Review Your Order page, pay with your card, and donate. To cover processing fees, Bank of America sends between 98.01% - 96% less 25 cents, depending upon the type of credit/debit card used. Bank of America requires the following information be stated. Refund Policy: Donations are non-refundable. Transactions: Are in U.S. Dollars. Privacy Policy: When you donate using the Bank of America Donate Now Button, your privacy is taken seriously and all measures are taken to protect your personal information. Bank of America only collects information needed to process your donation, including your billing, home, and email addresses, and your credit card information. Additionally, Bank of America collects information on your IP address, browser type, and Refer URL data. This data is used to prevent hacking attempts, help Bank of America know what web browsers people are using, and find out where visitors are coming from so that marketing improvements can be made. Your information is used only to process your donation; it is not sold or redistributed to anyone. Only your donation, billing, and home data is stored on Bank of America's server. This information is encrypted using a Secure Sockets Layer before it is transmitted over a web server. Your Credit Card data is not stored. Cookies are small files that reside on your computer and allow Bank of America to recognize you on your next visit or store your donation content. Bank of America uses them only to track this information. See note below this Button:

Donor information must be entered precisely the first time without error and exactly match credit card information on file, otherwise the data will be rejected and TCP will be charged fees regardless. Also, TCP does not receive donor information in all cases and cannot send a receipt for tax purposes to those individuals. To avoid these issues, we urge donors to use other donate buttons on our site such as The PayPal Giving Fund, which sends 100% of your donation to us. (For support, call Bank of America @ 704.386.5687 and 800.430.7161).

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GoodSearch. When you make www.goodsearch.com your preferred search engine, a penny donation is made to us with each internet search (See, "Do all of my searches count...?" in their FAQ for exceptions). On their site, choose The Custody Project as your favorite cause, and search. Anything less than their minimum each year is forfeited and distributed to other participating charities, so click our name and details (if a member) to see the amount we will receive yearly. You can make GoodSearch your internet home page, too, Spread the Word with their email option, and donate substantially by using GoodShop. These easy ways to give help our mothers and children without a coin leaving a pocket, as long as you list us as your benefiting charity. (For questions, call GoodSearch @ 877.466.3004).

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You can help our mothers and children by instantly donating online using secure sites on GoodSearch, Just Give, Network for Good, eBay's MissionFish, Facebook (http://www.causes.com/causes/363225), Guidestar, PayPal, and their partner sites. Some require minimum donations as low as $1-$10. GoodSearch and PayPal offer ways to donate without cost to you: Donate on PayPal without fees charged and on GoodSearch without a coin leaving your pocket. Can Delete

Just Give sends 97% of your donation to The Custody Project, applying 3% to credit card transfer and handling charges, 97.75% when you use their Discover and American Express giving options, and up to 100% through the I Do Foundation, see below. Network for Good and, via NFG, Guidestar send 95% and apply 5%; Facebook's Causes sends 95.25% and applies 4.75% via NFG, MissionFish sends 96.25% while charging 3.75% and PayPal, sending 97.2%, applies 2.7% + 30 cents, using their Donate Now options. All allow donors to cover the processing fees except PayPal. Always use reputable sources when donating online or through companies, track and confirm to verify transactions are successful, and if you have concerns, please apprise us of your donations and we can track them, too.

The Custody Project uses Just Give's Donate Now button because 97% of your national and international donations come to us, and up to 100% if you so designate. Just Give also offers donations in dedication and in memory of, wedding registry options, credit card donation partnerships, and philanthropic gift cards. Because through PayPal's Donate Now button, 97.2% of your donation comes to us if you use a credit card, and 100% if you have a bank account linked to your PayPal account and do a direct bank-to-bank transfer, it runs very close with Just Give. For more information about Just Give and PayPal, see below.

Just Give (www.justgive.org) accepts $10 minimum donations using national and international Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos work fine. At Find a Charity, type our name or 95-4521373, go, and Donate Now. For Customer Service call 866.587.8448.

Discover accepts $10 minimum donations and card holders using their Discover cards can visit http://discover.justgive.org and @ Discover Giving enter 95-4521373 or our name, search, and Donate Now.

American Express accepts $5 minimum donations and card holders using their Amex cards can visit amex.justgive.org [use address bar at top, not search engine], @ Members Give enter 95-4521373 or our name, click The Custody Project, donate now, and donate either dollars or membership reward points. To redeem your points for a donation, please enroll in the Membership Rewards program.

At Discover and American Express, for dollars, 2.25% is applied to transfer and handling charges; at American Express 1000 points equals a $10 donation with no processing fees. At both sites, you can make a one-time or recurring monthly or annual donation, and can dedicate your donation as a gift in another's name or as a memorial.

Reward Points. Many companies offering reward points allow you to donate them for charitable purposes. When you designate The Custody Project as your charitable recipient, yours can help our families in need.

Weddings. For those celebrating an upcoming marriage, you can support The Custody Project by registering with the I DO Foundation. From honeymoons to invitations to wedding gifts to charitable wedding favors, the I DO Foundation allows couples and their guests to make wedding-related purchases that generate donations for charity. Up to 10% of the costs of gift purchases may be donated automatically when wedding gift registries are lodged with I DO's partner stores. Also, donations up to 100% (8% handling fee) in lieu of gifts can be made by registering with the I DO Foundation Donation Registry and designating The Custody Project with their Charity Registry. All of these services are available free of cost @ www.IDOFoundation.org. (When you click on the I DO link, only our address and mission statement are visible until you log in). For Customer Service call Just Give @ 866.587.8448.

Philanthropic Gift Cards. Charitable gift card recipients can benefit The Custody Project by designation. At Just Give you can purchase charitable gift cards by putting any amount on the first card for a flat $5 fee; a $2 fee is charged for each additional card in the same transaction and the minimum purchase is $10. Just Give mails/emails the gift card(s) for you and recipients choose charities they wish to donate to from those listed @ www.justgive.org [866.587.8448].

Network for Good (www.networkforgood.org) accepts $10 minimum donations on Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover using USA credit and debit/credit cards with U.S. addresses. International and domestic donors give by using the PayPal option found on NFG, also. At Support Any Charity key our name or 95-4521373, search, and Donate Now. Share and donate on Guidestar or Facebook, below, or many other partner sites including Yourcause.com, Capital One No Hassle Giving, Charity Navigator, and NFG processes the donations for you with the $10 minimum required. For Customer Service call 888.284.7978.

Facebook (http://www.causes.com/causes/363225) accepts $10 minimum donations and to find us, type our address into the url box at the top of your search engine page or open a new browser tab. Supporters can donate on Facebook and share and text en masse about us on Twitter. See Network for Good for more information, above.

Guidestar (www.guidestar.org) accepts $10 minimum donations. To find us, type 95-4521373 in the search box and click Donate found below our name [or click our name and another Donate Now Button] to benefit us. Call Customer Service @ 757.229.4631 or 800.784.9378.

PayPal (www.paypal.com) requiring no minimum, accepts donations using national and international Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards. Debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos work fine, as do checks drawn on your US bank accounts linked with your PayPal checking account. Use PayPal's Send Money Tab to make direct, no-fee, 100%, bank-to-bank and PayPal donations @ tcpthxu@gmail.com. Choose Personal, Gift or Friends & Family, the amount (omit $ sign), verify your gift is going to TCP, below @ payment method click change to verify the funding source is correct, and donate. [PayPal @ 888.221.1161].

MissionFish (www.missionfish.org), eBay's Giving Works site, accepts $1 minimum donations via PayPal (see above). Type in The Custody Project @ Find Participating Nonprofits, go, click view, pick the Donate Now tab, and Donate Now with PayPal. (Use the Buy Tab to view items for sale benefitting TCP). [PayPal @ 888.221.1161, eBay 866.903.3229, MissionFish 866.353.3474, fax: 202.330.5545].

GoodSearch. When you make GoodSearch (www.goodsearch.com) your preferred search engine [you can make it your Internet home page, too] and list us as your charity of choice, donations are made to us each time you search under certain conditions: Avoid typing the dot and ending [.com, .org, etc], commonly used sites like Yahoo, Google and eBay don't count nor do image, video, "search this site", stock quotes, word definitions and yellow page searches. Anything less than their minimum raised October 1st to September 30th each year is forfeited and distributed to other participating charities so click on the Amount Raised bar below our name to track increases. Download the GoodSearch Toolbar to increase your donation percentages, especially when shopping the reputable merchants at GoodSearch's online shopping mall, and Spread the Word with their email options. This easy way to give can help our mothers and children without a coin leaving your pocket. For questions, call GoodSearch @ 877.466.3004.