Donate Online

Making a donation online to support your favorite charitable fund(s) is quick and easy through our PayPal account.  Click on the “Donate,” button below to get started.



How to make my donation online:

  1. Click on the “Donate” button.
  2. Enter in your donation amount and personal information. (You don’t have to have a PayPal account to donate and can use your credit card.)
  3. Click on “Review Donation and Continue.”
  4. If you are donating to a specific fund, click on the small box with the plus sign next to the “Add special instructions to the seller,” and enter in the name of the fund.  If you are donating to multiple funds, list the name of each fund with the designated amount next to it.

 

* All credit/debit card donations are subject to a 2.2% processing plus 30¢ transaction fee.

** Each donor who enters their own credit/debit card information directly online is entering his/her data into a secure web portal provided by PayPal.  The Smoky Hills Charitable Foundation assumes no liability for credit/debit card information provided by the donor to a third party.

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