1. Normally, when a donation is made on a peer-to-peer site, donations are not tax deductible because people aren’t generally nonprofits.  A Lot of Good is a registered 501(c)(3). 2. There is not a clear way for a potential donor to verify that the person asking for the money really needs the money. 3. When a donation is made on a peer-to-peers site, someone has to pay for the credit card processing fee, transaction fees and site fees (if any).  All fees on Raising Hope are paid for by A Lot of Good. 4. From time to time, A Lot of Good will offer a matching grant to people ln Raising Hope.  Generally, the matching grant is 50% of what is raised the first 30 days up to a maximum of $500.  (Certain restrictions apply – and they’re not difficult,)