Support Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
Google will match up to $1M
100% of your donation goes to this charity
1. Why is Google doing this?
We want to make it easy for people to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts. We're matching up to $1M in donations to inspire greater giving.
2. Is there a limit to the number of times I can donate?
No, please feel free to come back and donate as many times as you like.
3. What is Network for Good? Why is my donation directed there?
Google partners with Network for Good, a U.S. 501(c)(3) and donor advised fund, to collect and distribute the funds to the nonprofit according to Google's recommendations. In accordance with U.S. tax law, Network for Good, as a donor advised fund, has exclusive legal control over the donations once received.
4. Is Google matching my donation?
Google.org will be matching, dollar for dollar, up to $1M in donations. Our donation will give much-needed help to communities impacted by Hurricane Florence.
5. Will I be charged any fees or other levies?
Your entire contribution will go to the nonprofit, but if you reside outside the U.S., your bank or credit card issuer may charge you currency conversion / foreign currency transaction fees and taxes depending on the currency you donate in and your location – please consult with your bank or credit card issuer for more information. You are also responsible for complying with any local foreign currency remittance and tax reporting obligations that may be applicable to you.
6. How do I delete my donation history?
Your donation history from Google's donation initiatives (One Today, Donation Cards on YouTube, and Google Crisis Response campaigns) is stored in a common donation account, associated with your Google account. If you made your donation using Guest Checkout, no donation history will be stored in your donation account. Likewise, if you have a Google Payments account, your donation will not appear in your Google Payments transaction history.
7. Are there any legal limitations on my donation?
If you reside outside the U.S., there may be a legal limit on the aggregate amount you may donate, frequency, or the type of recipient. Please check your country's laws before contributing to this campaign.
8. How will the money be used?
9. Is my donation tax-deductible?
If you are a resident of the U.S., donations to 501(c)(3) organizations are generally tax deductible, but please check with a tax professional to be sure. You will receive a confirmation email from Google, which serves as your donation receipt and confirms that no goods or services were received.
10. If I don't have a Google Account, can I still donate?
Yes, you can use your credit card to make a donation using Google's Guest Checkout.
11. Is my donation refundable?
Donations are non-refundable.
12. Can I still get a match if I donate to other organizations?
We have chosen to direct our support to the Red Cross because of their strong track record and existing response in region. We will not match donations to other organizations.
13. Can I use the Red Cross logo?
The American Red Cross name, Emblems and copyrighted materials are used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion or political position. The American Red Cross logo is a registered trademark owned by the American Red Cross. For more information about the American Red Cross, please visit redcross.org.
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