Frequently Asked Questions
How do I set up my FREE page?
After I'm logged in, is the actual creation of my page hard?
How do I receive my donations?
How do I setup a PayPal account?
Does The Site Charge Me To Accept Donations?
Should I use my PayPal account for a page I've set up for someone else?
How Does 'People In Need' Make Money?
What Is The Purpose Of 'People In Need?'
Why Should I Sign Up?
How Old Do I Have To Be?
How Many Pages Can I Set Up?
Can I Set Up A Page For Myself Or Someone Else?
Can I Make A Page For My Church Or Another Organization?
Do I Have To Live In The United States To Use This Site?
Will There Be An Expiry Date On My Site?
Can Anybody Donate?
How Will People Be Directed To My Page?
Is Adult Content Allowed?
I'm feeling a bit embarrassed...is it legal to have a site asking for money?
Who Do I Contact If I Have More Questions?
How Do People Know If People In Need Is Being Honest?
How Do I Know If The Person In Need Is Real?
How Are Scammers Dealt With?
If A Site Is Found To Be Fraudulent Can I Get My Donation Back?
Can I Use This Link On My Website?
What If I Forget My Password?
Setting up your FREE 'People Helping People' page is fast and easy. Simply sign up through the registration page and a confirmation email will be sent to you, so you can log in and get started!
No, the actual creation of your page is very simple. Just follow the steps and if you have any questions, be sure to contact us directly and we would be happy to answer your questions within 24 hours. 'Contact Us'
Donations are only accepted through a premier or business PayPal account. Although these accounts are FREE to set up, you will have to pay a small fee for receiving money but only when you receive some money.
PayPal accounts are free and easy to setup. To receive donations you have to have a premier or business account. You can learn more here.
No, but PayPal will charge a small processing fee for each donation.
If you want the money to go directly to them, then link it to a PayPal account going directly to them. If you want to give them the money, then use your PayPal.
Good question. We make money from our sponsors and ads. So be sure to invite your friends and family to click away!
Life is tough for everybody and we want people to know that there is help out there. All you have to do is ask. We understand that there are all sorts of situations that arise, where people need to raise money for somebody else, for various organizations or for personal circumstances.
You should sign up if you are in need of money. Whether you aren't able to pay your bills, you are trying to help out a friend, you are raising money for an organization or you need help recovering from a tragedy. Anybody can sign up.
Anybody can set up a page but PayPal requires you to be at least 18 years of age to accept donations.
As many as you'd like. You may have more than one reason that you need some help financially.
Yes, you can design a page for yourself or someone else in need.
Yes, you can set up a page for anyone you wish, that is in need of financial help.
No, you can live anywhere, as long as you can have access to PayPal.
No, as long as your site is active it will not expire.
Yes, as long as they have a credit card, debit card or PayPal account.
You can send your link out to people you know, such as friends, co-workers, chat sites, organizations, your church, etc. People can also find your site through our 'Search' page.
NO. Any and all X-Rated, nudity, or other sexual related images or stories will be removed immediately.
WARNING!!! All illegal porn (underage/child) will be reported to the authorities immediately.
We understand you might feel a little uncomfortable asking for money. Yes, it is legal to ask for financial assistance when you need it and understand there are people out there that are happy to help you.
You can contact our 'Contact Us' page at any time if you've got further questions.
When you setup a page at �People In Need� you put in your personal PayPal account email address and all donations are done through PayPal. �People In Need� does not handle or interact with the donation process in anyway. �People In Need� makes its money when people looking at your page clicks on any of our sponsor's ad�s.
�People In Need� has no way to guarantee that the person who setup the page, or the story is real. Due to this, we highly recommend that you only donate to people you know or those sent to you by people you trust.
If you feel that a site is fraud or a scam, you can contact us through our 'Contact Us' page and we will investigate the site. If we find that it is fraud or scam, then the site will be removed immediately.
Since all donations are done through PayPal, any reimbursements would have to be addressed through PayPal.
Yes, you can link to �People In Need� or to any site setup by user of �People In Need�.
Using the 'Forgot Password' page you can enter your User Name and your password will be sent to the Email Address that you used when you registered. If you no longer have access to that Email Address you will need to register as a new user.