Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Searching and Shopping for Drala Jong - raising money at no cost to yourself

Searching and Shopping for Drala Jong

Raise Money for Drala Jong - at no cost to yourself

Dear Supporters,

We would very much like your help in raising money for Drala Jong and it won't cost you a penny you simply need to search the web and shop. Sang-ngak-chö-dzong, the UK charity of the Aro gTér Lineage, is registered with two online services that help raising money for charities.

How it works

Web search: When you use the alternative search engine Everyclick instead of Google or Yahoo, the web searches that you make will raise small amounts of money for our charity.
Online shopping: When you start all your online shopping trips via the website Give as you live, you can choose your favorite place for online shopping there (like e.g. Amazon, Ebay, Marks & Spencer, Boots, and others) and a small percentage of your amount spent later will go to our charity and thus help funding Drala Jong.

Both services will not cost you anything.

To make it work

In order to support the Drala Jong appeal, you need to sign up with these services and identify yourself as a supporter of Sang-ngak-chö-dzong on all devices that you use for searching the web or online shopping. Everyclick and Give as you Live are services by the same company.

This is how to do it:

1. Register
Then carry out these four steps:
Sign up -> Create Your Account -> Enter Your Details - Finish
Then you will be asked to Sign In with the email address and password that you have just given.

2. Choose Sang-ngak-chö-dzong

Then all you have to do is make sure that the cause you are supporting is ‘Sang-ngak-chö-dzong’.
Please start here: https://www.giveasyoulive.com
Then carry out these five steps:
My Account -> Change charity -> Search for 1019886 -> Charity Details -> Support this charity
(Or take this shortcut https://www.giveasyoulive.com/account/change-charity?q=1019886)

3. Searching & Shopping

From then on for searching the web please use https://www.everyclick.com
And for shopping please start from https://www.giveasyoulive.com

Both pages show that you are logged in and that you are supporting Sang-ngak-chö-dzong.


All money raised for Drala Jong helps, even when it is only pennies, they all add up.  Our expectation is that we can raise as much as £1,000 a year if as many people as possible use the services frequently.

Is there a catch?

Give as you live will link you mainly to UK based websites, like Amazon.co.uk, Boots, etc. So it might turn out to be primarily an option for UK based shoppers and everybody who wants to buy with British shops. You will find that some of the shops available via Give as You Live offer generous percentages - Boots offer 4%.  So if you are going shopping online, please go via  https://www.giveasyoulive.com to find your shop, and Drala Jong will receive the money.

Everyclick will work internationally, so we all can start searching the web with it now.

Please do contact us if you experience any difficulty with the websites - we are happy to help anytime.

With many thanks to all our supporters,

Naljorpa Traktung & Naljorpa Ja’gyür
on behalf of the Drala Jong working group
12th December 2017

The Drala Jong project seeks to create a home for the Aro gTér Lineage. Please see the Appeal page for more information about the Drala Jong project and how to help.

If you would like to make a single or regular donation, please click the button below.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Drala Jong Yuletide Appeal

 The season of the Yuletide Frog has arrived - the season of merriment, feasting...and giving.

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, the Aro gTér Lineage Holders,  have requested that anybody who feels moved to send them something for Christmas give a donation to the Drala Jong Appeal rather than sending them presents.

For this year we have set up a special Yuletide appeal to collect any gifts that you would like to send so that we can announce at the end of the Yuletide period how much has been raised from your generosity - and that of the Lineage Holders.

If you feel moved to go along with this, please use this link: http://givi.ng/qvpd

The link leads you directly to the TotalGiving page - the website of an organisation that the Drala Jong appeal uses to collect money. By clicking the big yellow “Donate Now” button, you can make a donation by using any credit card, or via Paypal or Direct Debit. The website will ask for your name, address and email address, but we will not contact you any further if you do not opt in for receiving our newsletter.

You may wish to consider letting friends and family know of this appeal - especially those who have attended events with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen.

The appeal will run until the 5th January 2018 and we shall announce the results of the appeal in the week following.

Please do contact  Naljorpa Ja’gyür or Naljorpa Traktung if you experience any difficulty with the Total Giving website - we are happy to help anytime.

Much love and enjoy the season!

Naljorpa Traktung & Naljorpa Ja’gyür

on behalf of the Drala Jong working group

The Drala Jong project seeks to create a home for the Aro gTér Lineage. Please see the Appeal page for more information about the Drala Jong project and how to help.