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Re: Credit Card charity donations
From wes on 10 April '99
replying to Credit Card charity donations posted by John Preston

>We're a small UK based Christian charity working with partners all over the world through the internet.
>A number of people from around the world would like to make small donations to us (say $10 or $20) but as yet we don't have the facility to do this. We're trying to find out a way for people to donate to us - they can't send us cheques since the bank charges can more than wipe out the entire donation!
>Most of the e-commerce solutions are too sophisticated - what we are ideally looking for is someone who is a credit card vendor, who would let us use their merchant id, and then for some kind of commission and conversion charge, pay us the donation in UKú into our UK bank account.
>Anyone got any ideas??

I think thats illegal for somebody to share their merchant account.You would have to go through a company that is setup to do that and they usually take over 10%.


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