This Article provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up your SMS Giving Number.
- Before you are able to use the Text-to-Give feature, your church's Giving will need to be set up and verified. If you have not set up your Giving, go to Getting Set Up on Giving to get started.
Step 1: In your Dashboard, select the Contribution module in the dropdown menu
Step 2: Click Generate Number in the SMS Giving # column to choose a local unique ten-digit number
Step 3: Fill in an example of a phone number with the area code you would like your Organization's phone number to have.
Select the state to which the phone number entered is found
Step 4: Select the drop down menu labeled Select a Number and select which of the phone numbers populated you would like to use as your Organization's Text-to-Give and SMS phone number
Step 5: Select Create Number
How to Use Text-to-Give
Step 1: Text the word Give to your SMS Giving #
The first time you text the number, you'll be prompted to register and enter a payment source.
Step 2: When you receive the link, select the link and choose Login/Register
Follow the prompts to set up your giving account
Step 3: After you set up your account, follow the prompts below to give.
- "Give" - sends a reply asking how much you would like to give
- "Give $(xx)" - skips the previous question and asks what fund you'd like to donate to
After you reply with the fund you would like to donate to, you'll be asked what saved payment source you would like to use.
Once selected the payment is processed you will receive an SMS confirmation.
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