Before joining DonorElf I was skeptical. There were other free
programs out there that I considered that seemed to have the same
features. I mean why pay 10-20 bucks a month when I could it for
free? After all I need to be a good steward of God's money-the money
of the hard working people who give to my family every month.
I dragged my feet and poked around some more playing around with other
software that ended up being clunky and cumbersome.
Then it struck me. I was being a POOR steward of God's money by NOT
signing up. I realized by trying to save 15 dollars a month I was
losing 100’s a month, and I wasn't able to contact donors on a timely
basis if they gave. I was completely in the dark with what was REALLY
happening with my donors and finances. I couldn't steward what I
Within a week of signing up for DonorElf I found that a big donor had
accidentally stopped giving 6 months ago. I contacted him and he was
shocked, and started giving again--thanking me for contacting him.
At first I was reluctant to pay the fee if I could either do it myself
or do a free version with something else.
But since using DonorElf, the best part is probably seeing late donors
so I don’t miss months of their gifts. The email summaries are nice
too so I can specifically thank new supporters. Thank you so much for
the service. This saves me time and helps me feel more connected to my