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Electronic Contribution:

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is electronic contribution?

Electronic contribution is an automatic transfer program that allows you to make contributions without writing a single check.

What are the advantages of donating electronically?

It saves you time! It simplifies your life! You also help the agency office stabilize its budget and save money.

How is my contribution automatically deducted from my account?

Once you authorize the transfer, your specified contribution is electronically transferred directly from your checking account to the RFH’s account.

Is my information secure when submitting online?

Absolutely! We use Rapid SSL, 256 bit encryption security on our site. Rest assured that your giving information is safe.

When will my contribution be deducted from my account?

On the date you specify … 6th or 22nd of each Month or Quarter.

If I don’t write checks, how do I keep my checkbook balance straight?

Since your contribution is made at a pre-established time, you simply record it in your check register on the appropriate date.

Without a canceled check, how can I prove I made my contribution?

Your bank statement gives you an itemized list of electronic transfers. Also, Ripe For Harvest will continue to send you a receipt.

Is electronic contribution risky?

Electronic contribution is less risky than check contribution. It cannot be lost, stolen or destroyed in the mail. It has an extremely high rate of accuracy.

What if I change bank accounts?

Ripe for Harvest will provide a new authorization form to complete.

How much does electronic contribution cost?

It costs you nothing and saves you time!

What if I try electronic contribution and don’t like it?

You can cancel your authorization for electronic contribution at any time by notifying Ripe for Harvest by phone. But, once you’ve enjoyed the convenience, time and money savings of electronic contribution, we doubt you’ll want to go back to making contributions the way you did before.

We thank you for your support!

For questions regarding address changes, donation amounts, electronic contributions, receipts, credit card questions, etc. please contact us.

Contributions are solicited with the understanding that Ripe For Harvest has complete discretion and control over the use of all donated funds.