Support Galactosemia Foundation by online shopping or searching the web

See FAQ Below to get started!

 

Goodsearch

What is Goodsearch?

Goodsearch is a search engine powered by Yahoo! which makes a donation to the Galactosemia Foundation every time you use it to search the Web.

 

How can I help make a difference?

To be able to help the Galactosemia Foundation, you first need to create a new user account, or sign-in to an existing account. It takes less than one minute to make a big impact! If you have a Goodshop account, you can use the same information to login.

 

How do I create a new user account?

From the Goodsearch homepage (http://www.goodsearch.com), click “Sign Up” in the top right-hand corner. You can create an account using your e-mail and password, or you can sign up using your Facebook account.

 

How do I sign up using my Facebook account?

To do this, simply click “Sign up with Facebook,” and enter your Facebook login information. Be sure to click the OK button in the bottom right-hand corner to allow Goodsearch to access your Facebook account.

 

How do I start raising money for the Galactosemia Foundation?

Simply move your cursor over your name in the top right-hand corner and a drop-down menu will appear. From here, select “Cause,” search for the Galactosemia Foundation, and click the blue button on the right. Click the “Galactosemia Foundation” search result.

 

How do I make Goodsearch my homepage?

Select from the list of Web browsers below to learn how to set Goodsearch as your homepage. This way, it makes it fast and easy to start raising funds for the Galactosemia Foundation!

    Internet Explorer

With Internet Explorer opened, click on the symbol of the gear in the top right-hand corner. Select “Internet options” from the drop-down menu, and select the “General” tab. Then copy and paste the Goodsearch link (http://www.goodsearch.com) into the text box, and click OK.

    Google Chrome

With Google Chrome opened, click on the notifications symbol in the top right-hand corner. (This symbol looks like three parallel horizontal lines.) Scroll down and select “settings.” Go to the section titled “On startup,” and click on “Set pages.” Copy and paste the Goodsearch link (http://www.goodsearch.com) into the text box, and click OK.

    Safari

With Safari opened (on a Mac), click on “Safari” in the top left-hand corner. After you select “Preferences,” copy and paste the Goodsearch link (http://www.goodsearch.com) into the “Homepage” textbox.

 

    Mozilla Firefox

With Mozilla Firefox opened, click on the notifications symbol in the top right-hand corner. (This symbol looks like three parallel horizontal lines.) Select the “options” symbol. Then click on the “General” tab, and paste the Goodsearch link (http://www.goodsearch.com) into the text box that reads “Home page.”

 

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Goodshop

What is Goodshop?

Goodshop is an online shop which makes a donation to the Galactosemia Foundation every time you use it to make a purchase. Goodshop makes it easy to help your favorite cause from the luxury of your own house, while you’re shopping online. Goodshop offers donations using many popular stores, such as Amazon, Ralph Lauren, Expedia, and J.C. Penney. Be sure to purchase your back-to-school supplies, holiday gifts, and even flight tickets for the upcoming Galactosemia Foundation Conference using Goodshop!

 

How does Goodshop work?

Goodshop houses links to many popular online stores. Next time you want to make an online purchase, go to http://www.goodshop.com and search for your favorite store. Make sure the store offers a donation to the Galactosemia Foundation. This would be denoted under the name of each store in a phrase that reads, “Up to 1.5% donation.” Click on the store of your choice, and you should be redirected to their website. From here, simply shop as you normally would.

 

How can I help make a difference?

To be able to help the Galactosemia Foundation, you first need to create a new user account, or sign-in to an existing account. It takes less than one minute to make a big impact! If you have a Goodsearch account, you can use the same information to login.


 

How do I create a new user account?

From the Goodshop homepage (http://www.goodshop.com), click “Sign Up” in the top right-hand corner. You can create an account using your e-mail and password, or you can sign up using your Facebook account.

 

How do I sign up using my Facebook account?

To do this, simply click “Sign up with Facebook,” and enter your Facebook login information. Be sure to click the OK button in the bottom right-hand corner to allow Goodshop to access your Facebook account.

 

How do I start raising money for the Galactosemia Foundation?

Simply move your cursor over your name in the top right-hand corner and a drop-down menu will appear. From here, select “Cause,” search for the Galactosemia Foundation, and click the blue button on the right. Click the “Galactosemia Foundation” search result.

 

How do I download the Goodshop app?

The Goodshop app is available exclusively for Apple devices. It is available for free from the Apple App Store. Simply go into the App Store on your Apple device and search “Goodshop.” Make sure to download the app created by Goodsearch LLC. Once you have downloaded the app, sign-in to your Goodshop account, and begin shopping as you normally would.

 

Goodsearch Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to make a purchase using Goodshop to help fundraise for the Galactosemia Foundation:

  1. Go to the Goodshop homepage (http://www.goodsearch.com/goodshop) and sign into your Goodshop account. Then type in the name of an online store into the search box. As you type the name of the store, search results will begin to appear right below the search box.

  2. When selecting from the search results, be sure to select a store that offers a percentage donation. For example, Shutterfly offers a 0.5% donation, which is stated below the name of the store in the search results.

  3. Select from the results instead of going to the website directly. For example, Shutterfly will donate 0.5% of the sale as long as you click on the link in the search results. Shutterfly will not do this you go to their website directly.

  4. Lastly, shop as you normally would. Be proud that you are helping to fundraise for the Galactosemia Foundation!



 

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Amazon Smile

What is Amazon Smile?

Amazon Smile is a simple and easy way to support the Galactosemia Foundation by shopping on everyone’s favorite online shop- Amazon!

 

How does Amazon Smile work?

AmazonSmile uses the exact same vast inventory, speedy service, and great deals that Amazon offers, with the additional benefit that Amazon Smile will make a donation to the charity of your choice!

 

How can I help the Galactosemia Foundation?

First you need to create an account with Amazon Smile. If you already have an account with them, or if you have an account with Amazon, you can go ahead and sign-in. Otherwise, click the “create an account” option on the right hand-side. After you have created an account, go to the Amazon Smile  homepage (https://smile.amazon.com). From here, click on the “Supporting” button, which is below the search bar. Scroll down, and click on “Change your charity.” Search for the Galactosemia Foundation in the search bar, and click on the first search result.