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Downunder and land of the long white cloud

For all of us who live upside down on the bottom of the earth to share local craft events, wool and yarn specials and other bits of interest.

Location: Melbourne
Members: 158
Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2017

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Comment by Aprile on March 10, 2017 at 3:10pm

The other thing with PayPal is: if you are using a debit card, rather than a credit card, the arrangement can be suspended/cancelled (and you don't even know it, unless you login to PayPal) if there are not enough funds in your account for the regular payment to go through.... 

Comment by Aprile on March 10, 2017 at 3:04pm

Yes good idea about checking with PayPal regularly, to make sure the payments are going through.

Comment by Bev Jeffery on March 10, 2017 at 2:43pm

Good Morning Aussie members.

Just a friendly reminder for those who are able to donate to our appeal for our dear Ronda and the children of South Africa that she distributes our goodies to....every $ counts. In this link you will find many ways you can donate...a one off, a monthly, by Paypal, credit card or I am happy to accept cheques that I can then bank and paypal to Ronda on your behalf (of which you would receive a message from me when I receive your cheque and an email from Ronda when I process the Paypal payment. You can let me know on this group page and I can private message you my postal address.

Once again the link to the appeal is:


Thank you Everyone.  :))

Comment by Bev Jeffery on March 10, 2017 at 2:34pm

Hi Aprile.

This was a comment made by Kathy in the UK re having issues with a paypal payment, thought this might have applied to your issue with paypal, too.

Hi Louise and Sharon
A thought I've had - is it worth an email say perhaps twice a year to remind those who pay a monthly donation via PayPal to ensure they keep their details up to date when their card attached to the account expires and a new one is issued? I remember to do this when I have a new debit card issued, but maybe that's because I use PayPal quite often. If a member has set up a PayPal account simply for KAS donations they may not realise? Just a thought! xx

Comment by Bev Jeffery on March 8, 2017 at 9:51pm

You're welcome Aprile.  :)) I'm not really savvy with credit cards and online/computer stuff, so prefer paypal to do it for me....lol.

Comment by Aprile on March 8, 2017 at 5:36pm
Hi again Bev. Oh yes, I see what you mean: this is possible with a credit or debit card instead of using a PayPal account if you want to make one-off donations, but you have to have a PayPal account if you want to donate for the rent each month automatically. That's what they messed up for me, so I think I'll just have to organise myself to send a donation for rent from my debit card every month manually rather than automatically. Thanks for your help Bev!
Comment by Bev Jeffery on March 8, 2017 at 4:23pm

I haven't tried it, as I don't have a credit card, but if you click on the 'donate' button on the right hand side of this page, it takes you to paypal and below the 'log in' to p/pal it says 'if you don't have a paypal a/c you can use these credit cards and then lists them.

Comment by Aprile on March 7, 2017 at 11:09pm
Um... you mean instead of PayPal, really?
Comment by Bev Jeffery on March 7, 2017 at 10:57pm

Hi Aprile. No worries.  :)) 

They do have credit card, I think, if that's suitable for you.  :))

Comment by Aprile on March 7, 2017 at 10:51pm
Hi Bev. I can PayPal. I just don't like it, because I recently found a security issue. And because they had stopped the regular KAS payments, but I only found out accidentally. However I'll assume it was a one-off.... I would've paid by eftpost if that was still available... thanks for the offer of accepting cheques Bev, but it's ok, I'll go back to PayPal..... ta anyway!

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KAS supplied blankets, hats, handwarmers and toys to over 5,500 children in 2017.  If Ronda’s wishes come true, in 2018 even more children will receive the gift of warmth and love from around the world.

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