Gift It Forward Charity Promotion FAQs

Who is PlanGTM?

PlanG is The Children's Place's partner and will facilitate the donation to the cause of your choice. PlanG connects to over 1 million nonprofits in the US and helps you give to the ones you care about most by providing a centralized location for all your giving.

How can I complete my donation?

It's easy! All you have to do is shop for a gift card at The Children's Place, and we'll take care of the rest! After your purchase, you'll receive an email from The Children's Place letting you know how much you've earned to donate and how to donate those funds. In just a few clicks, you will be able to help change the world!

When do I choose my cause?

After you purchase a gift card, you will receive an email within 3-5 days with instructions on how to choose your cause.

What non-profits can I choose from?

Do I have to donate right now or can I save my donation for later?

You must complete your donation within 30 days of receiving the initial email from us to select your favorite cause.

Do I need to create an account with PlanG to make my donation?

No, you do not need to create an account to donate the funds from The Children's Place to the charity of your choice.

Will The Children's Place share the customer email addresses with PlanGTM?

Yes, PlanG is the partner for this promotion, but PlanG will only send an email for purposes of this gift card donation. Customers will not receive additional emails from PlanG unless they choose to opt into PlanG's email distribution list.

How much of this money goes directly to the charity I select?

The nonprofit you select receives your donation less a fee of 4.95% plus transaction processing fees to cover the services provided by PlanG.

How do I know the charity I select is getting my donation?

After you complete your donation, PlanG will send you a confirmation email with the details of your transaction. PlanG distributes donations to non-profits every two weeks. If you create an account on PlanG, you can access and track the status of your donation at any time by going to the website. If you don't yet have an account with PlanG, simply create an account at – it's free and incredibly easy!

Is this tax deductible?

The deposit The Children's Place makes to your account is not tax deductible, but with a PlanG account you can make personal contributions to your PlanG account that are tax deductible. If you don't yet have any account with PlanG, simply create an account at – it's free and incredibly easy! You can access a detailed tax report through a personal dashboard.

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