how to send in your fundsthe six steps to helping save lives
1. Find your Donation Toolkit — it came in the mail with your Famine Welcome Kit and includes your Control Sheet, Priority Mail® envelope, and an additional prepaid envelope. Can’t find your Toolkit? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.800.7.FAMINE (1.800.732.6463).
2. Gather your students’ collection envelopes. Go through each one individually — total the checks and cash, then add what each student raised through online donations.
3. Fill out the Control Sheet. Write each student’s name and donation total, and mark which rewards they earned. Need another Control Sheet? Download one here.
4. Don’t mail cash. Cash costs more for us to process, plus it can “disappear” in the mail. Instead, give all cash donations to your church in exchange for a single check for that amount made out to World Vision. Write your Famine account number and the word “cash” in the memo line.
5. Double-check your math and make a copy of your Control Sheet. It’ll help you remember who gets what rewards when they arrive.
6. Put all checks and your original Control Sheet in the Priority Mail envelope and drop it in the mail. Don’t return any other materials. Remember to keep the copy of your Control Sheet for your records.
Waiting on a few IOUs? Send the funds you have now in the Priority Mail envelope and use the smaller prepaid envelope to send late donations as soon as you get them.
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