FAQ


What is LIVE UNITED Give United Day?

The future of our community is in our hands- together we can prevent homelessness by 90% by 2021. When you give on LIVE UNITED Give United Day, you help provide a warm, stable home for local families and children - setting them up for success for years to come.  This event engages people to celebrate the change we can make when we LIVE UNITED, invest, and have their gift matched. Proceeds from this day go to prevent homelessness for children and families in Cass and Clay counties.


When is it?

The event will be held on Friday, October 15. Donations can be made anytime October 8-17.


What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.


Where can our company make a donation?

Online or in person. We welcome companies and individuals to stop by our United Way of Cass-Clay office at 4351 23rd Ave. S, Fargo, on October 15 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. to drop off their gift.


How am I eligible to win prizes?

Simply give online and provide your contact information. Gifts of cash and check will need to include documentation of name, address, email, and phone number in order to enter the drawing.


Who can donate?

Anyone! Give on the donation site via credit card or stop by our office to drop off your cash/check gift.


What forms of donations are accepted?

MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, ApplePay, GooglePay, and MicrosoftPay are acceptable forms of online payment through the website from October 8-17. In addition, donations via check or cash can be brought to United Way on October 15 at  4351 23rd Ave. S, Fargo. All donations received will be matched up to $50,000.


Is my donation tax-deductible?

When donations are received through the website, a receipt is automatically generated for the gross amount of your gift and emailed to the address you provide. Your tax professional can advise you on the tax deductibility of the donation.


Will I receive a receipt for my tax purposes?

Yes. You will automatically receive an emailed receipt acknowledging your gift. 


Is there a minimum gift?

There is a $20 minimum donation.


May I designate how a nonprofit uses my gift?

All donations made during LIVE UNITED Give United Day will go toward preventing homelessness in Cass and Clay counties. United Way collaborates with a variety of Community Partners to work toward the goal of preventing homelessness for local families.


Do I need to create an account with GiveGab?

No, you do not need to create an account to make a donation. The benefits of creating an account include having your tax receipts collected in one location, being able to track your donations, follow the charities you support, and engage in future volunteering and donations. Your tax receipt is emailed immediately upon processing your donation. To claim a donation as a deduction on taxes, you should retain the donation receipt as an official record.


Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit liveunitedgiveunitedday.org.


What is the transaction fee?

Every donation will be assessed a 4% fee. If your gift is through a credit card, an additional fee of 2.5% and a flat $.30 are included. For ACH gifts, a flat fee of $3 is charged. Donors have the option of generously covering their gift's transactions fees.