You can raise money for your Susan G. Komen 3-Day® fundraising account by selling items through eBay Giving Works, powered by PayPal Giving Fund Just log in below, list an item on eBay and choose a percentage of the sale you would like to donate to the Komen 3-Day. PayPal Giving Fund will collect your donation, send it to the 3-Day and provide you with a tax receipt.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is eBay Giving Works?
EBay Giving Works is a program that gives eBay sellers the ability to fundraise for nonprofits like Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
The 3-Day and eBay Giving Works are teaming up to make it easy for 3-Day participants to sell on eBay as a way of reaching their personal fundraising goals. Read on to learn more about how this works for you.
What is PayPal Giving Fund?
PayPal Giving Fund is the nonprofit organization that powers eBay Giving Works. They’re separate from eBay, and handle the donation processing, tax receipting and customer support for sellers who want to give by selling on eBay.
How do I access eBay Giving Works?
You must be logged in to access the 3-Day site on eBay Giving Works. Please log in now.
How does this work?
- Use the link at the top of this page to go to eBay Giving Works. You will then need to log in with your eBay username and password (or create an eBay account).
- Start selling on eBay and select Susan G. Komen for the Cure in support of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day as the benefiting nonprofit for your listing(s).
- When your item sells, your donation is made to PayPal Giving Fund (not Komen directly).
- PayPal Giving Fund will notify Komen, who will credit your 3-Day account for the donation.
- PayPal Giving Fund will deliver your funds to Komen, and provide you a tax receipt for your gift.
Why do I need to give PayPal Giving Fund my Participant ID?
We need your Participant ID in order to help the 3-Day track your donations and credit them properly to your personal fundraising account. Without it, you won’t get credit for your eBay Giving Works donations.
What is the benefit of using eBay Giving Works?
When you sell for charity through eBay Giving Works, your listings stand out with the Giving Works ribbon and 3-Day logo. This assures buyers that the donation you pledge will be received by Komen, and research suggests it will help your listing perform better too.
You’ll also qualify for a discount on your eBay fees for the items you sell.
How do I post an item to sell through eBay Giving Works?
Here’s a great introduction for first-time eBay sellers.
What percent of the sale should I give to the 3-Day?
You can pledge to donate from 10% to 100% of the final sale price of your item (1 to 100% if you’re selling in eBay Motors). The more you donate the faster you will reach your fundraising goal.
Can I credit a donation between two or more participants?
Unless the donation is over $2300 it cannot be split. If the donation is over $2300 please call the 3-Day at 800-996-3DAY after the donation has been made to PayPal Giving Fund to make a split request.
Can my friends sell through eBay Giving Works to help me reach my goal?
Yes! Ask them to add your Participant ID to their eBay accounts, and then to donate from their eBay listing to support Komen through your 3-Day fundraising account. PayPal Giving Fund will include your participant ID with their donations.
Does it cost me anything to sell through eBay Giving Works?
EBay charges a fee to sell on their site. However they also give a charity fees credit when you sell through eBay Giving Works.
If your buyer pays you by PayPal, you’ll also be responsible for PayPal fees on that transaction.
Will 100% of my donation be credited to my 3-Day fundraising account?
Yes. One hundred percent of the donation will be forwarded to Komen.
Your entire donation may be tax deductible to the fullest extent under the law. Check with your tax adviser for details. A tax receipt will be provided by PayPal Giving Fund.
How long will it take for the donation to post to my 3-Day account?
It depends on when you make the donation to PayPal Giving Fund. Please allow 2 weeks for the donation to post to your 3-Day fundraising account after your donation has been made to PayPal Giving Fund. How to make a donation.
Is there a deadline for selling an item?
No, but keep in mind that it may take up to two weeks after you pay your donation to PayPal Giving Fund before it posts to your 3-Day fundraising account. You must pay PayPal Giving Fund no later than 30 days before your 3-Day event in order to count toward your fundraising goal.
If I give to another Komen page on eBay Giving Works, can that donation count toward a 3-Day goal?
No. Funds are not transferable between eBay Giving Works accounts.
I have more questions.
Please contact PayPal Giving Fund Community Care with all questions about using eBay Giving Works to reach your 3-Day fundraising goal.