1. On your mobile device create a contact for LGCC text giving (for example:  LGCC Text Giving).  The number is:  847-558-6499. 
  2. Text the word Give to the number.  You will receive a message back, "Please reply with your gift amount."
  3.  Type in the amount you would like to give.  You will receive a reply with a link to our online giving site to set up your payment.  
  4. At the giving site you can choose where your gift is allocated.  If you want to choose different funds you will have to enter each amount as a separate transaction.  
  5. Once you have chosen the fund, then hit next which will take you to a screen to enter your personal information.  Enter the information and click NEXT.  You will then be asked to enter your billing information.  You can use credit card, debit card or an electronic check.  After you've entered that information, hit Give and your contribution will be recorded.  You will receive a confirmation text that your contribution has been received.
  6. If you would like to see how this works before creating your own transaction, Text “app" to 816-020-0077 to try out a live app.