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Or donate directly to one of the many Maui fundraisers and not have a portion of your donation eaten in LL process fees.

Also .. L$ are not worth much. L$1000 feels like a lot, but after fees it's about $3 US. Which is likely far less than you would donate if just using cash.


Hi Ox0ffea!

We absolutely support ALL of the organizations doing good work for this cause! There are many verified sources that can be found online to donate directly to, and I'm sure you've already taken the steps to do so yourself!

We have set up a fundraiser in SL for those who wish to donate their lindens this way, and we are of the opinion that every bit helps, however it gets there!

Cort Brandriss
Organizer, Maui Wildfire Relief Donation Drive

Fees fees and more fees

Linden Lab will gladly charge you the following fees on your donation:

10% on the purchase of your Lindens
5% to convert those Lindens back to USD$
5% to cash out those Lindens

In other words 20% of the charity goes already directly in Linden Lab their pockets.

Patchouli Woollahra

Linden Lab has been known to waive the bottom two fees on proof that a USD cashout is intended for a valid charitable cause. They're not blind to the negative optics of charging those fees on a charitable cause. Unfortunately, nothing can be done about the first fee as there's no way to ensure the entire sum of L$ goes to a charity.

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