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Ed Lecuyer

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Re: Museum Now Listed on Popular Fundraising and Volunteering Web Sites
« Reply #30 on: October 27, 2016, 02:43:59 AM »
Online Shopping Update:
1. Amazon.com is no longer doing donations from websites other than Amazon Smile. That said, if you shop at Amazon.com, please consider listing the WW&F as your Amazon Smile charity:
smile.amazon.com

2. "ShopForMuseums" has closed, so we are no longer affiliated with their shopping portal.

3. We have been invited to join "Giving Assistant" - and have already received donations through their service.
Find them at:
givingassistant.org

If you are unfamiliar with these services, it works like this:
1. You start your online shopping at one of these web sites (shopping portals.)
2. When you make a purchase, the retailer gives a portion back to the shopping portal.
3. The shopping portal gives the "kickback" to the WW&F!

It doesn't cost you anything to use and you don't need any special software. (In fact, if you need to download something, try a different shopping portal.)

While the WW&F isn't going make a ton of money with these, every bit helps. Since we've been signed up with these services, we've received about $800 in total donations - enough to help further our organization.

Reminder, the WW&F is registered at:
http://www.igive.com
http://www.goodshop.com
http://givingassistant.org
http://smile.amazon.com
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Re: Museum Now Listed on Popular Fundraising and Volunteering Web Sites
« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2016, 08:55:31 PM »
Giving Assistant has informed us that they will be doubling donations during Giving Week, which is 11/24 - 11/29 (Thursday to Tuesday).  Here's the blurb they sent out:

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More Saving, More Giving with Giving Week! Giving Assistant, a featured partner of Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, is hosting a seasonal shopping event, Giving Week, from Thanksgiving (11/24) through Giving Tuesday (11/29). While you earn the highest cash back rates of the year, Giving Assistant will be doubling every donation you make. Make holiday shopping feel good again! Shop here: givingassistant.org/givingweek.

 Not signed up to give to us? You can sign up here: https://givingassistant.org/np#wiscasset-waterville-farmington-railway-museum



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Re: Museum Now Listed on Popular Fundraising and Volunteering Web Sites
« Reply #32 on: March 15, 2017, 11:06:53 AM »
Please note - this is for tomorrow, Thursday March 16:

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Thursday, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0448408.