As Texans faced unprecedented freezing temperatures in mid-February, many area churches jumped into action, providing help to those in need. Places of worship across the state opened their doors to serve food, provide heat, electricity, and hot showers for their communities. Meanwhile, churches from other states also responded quickly, developing donation drives with Givelify’s online giving platform to collect and send resources to their neighbors after this major winter storm.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, church donations increased or remained steady, per our just-released report Giving In Faith: How Coronavirus Widened the Digital Divide. This generosity is not surprising, but it is a direct result of places of worship adopting online and mobile giving. The unprecedented call for social distancing and shelter
Given the numerous challenges, what steps can faith-based organizations take to continue receiving donations in these times of low to no parishioner turnout? Among the first steps, faith organization leaders can take are to adopt online giving and acknowledge the significant giving trends among women in faith-based communities. A report by Indiana University Purdue University
We’re facing an unprecedented health crisis. But Givelify gives communities of faith the tools it takes to adapt to the next generation of charitable giving—and take fundraising efforts to a higher level.
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