Your Frequently Asked Questions

The Basics

What can I use Wish For You for?

Wish For You is a versatile platform that makes giving and receiving money for a special occasion or milestone simple and elegant. From weddings and bar mitzvahs to baby showers and graduations, Wish For You is making it easier to give the best gift for any milestone: money. What you do with the money you receive is completely up to you. When you’re ready to toss confetti or break out the champagne, celebrate with Wish For You!

How do you keep my information secure?

At Wish For You, we use bank-level security to keep you and your information safe. This includes physical, electronic, and procedural measures designed to prevent unauthorized access to and disclosure of sensitive information. We use state-of-the-art encryption in the transmission of your personal identification between your system, ours, and our third party vendors. We also use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from accessing your personal information. All transactions are PCI Level 1, the same level of security used by the biggest banks and credit cards.While we feel confident in our practices, we remind all users to take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information.

What’s the best way to tell my guests, friends, and family about my Wish For You account?

Most Wish For You users share their page by including a link to it on their event website. If you’d like to share your page by email, you can send an elegant e-invitation.

How do I connect my Wish For You page to my event website?

In your Dashboard use the dropdown menu “My Funds” to find the fund you would like to create a link for. Click on the “View in My Funds” which will open your fund portal page. Now simply click “Copy Link” The link will be automatically copied to your computer, from here simply paste it anywhere you'd like people to see it.

Do you guys have a phone number?

We do all of our support online, so there is no phone number. Need a hand with something? We're just an email away at support@wishforyou.com! Most users get a reply within the hour during our business hours. Outside of business hours, we do our best to reply as quickly as we can.

How do I send invitations to My Fund?

In your Dashboard use the dropdown menu 'My Funds' to find the fund you would like to create invitations for. Click on the link 'View in My Funds'. This link will take you directly to your fund portal page. Now simply click 'Create Invitation' and you're done.

Receiving Gifts

How do I withdraw a gift sent via Wish For You?

All gifts can be withdrawn from your 'dashboard', your 'fund portal' or via the email we send to you, notifying you of the gift received.

Sending Gifts

How do I find someone I want to give to?

You will never need to search for people on the Wish For You website. To select the recipient of your gift you can join the site and select 'Send a Gift’, then simply enter the person's name and email address. Additionally, you can find an event by going directly to the user’s unique webpage (URL), which should look like this: https://www.wishforyou.com/bill-and-janes-wedding

How do I know my gift was successfully sent?

When you send a gift, you'll receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive an email from Wish For You upon sending a gift, please check your spam/junk folder or promotions tab in Gmail. If you cannot locate your confirmation, contact our team at support@wishforyou.com You can also check your 'Dashboard'. Navigate to the dropdown menu 'Gifts Sent' and check the status column:

  • Processing’ means your gift has been sent but is being verified by our system and is not accessible by your recipient.
  • Sent’ means your gift is now accessible to your recipient
  • Received’ means your recipient has withdrawn your gift.
How do I cancel my gift?

You can cancel your gift by contacting support@wishforyou.com. We’ll refund your money and it should appear in your account within a few days. Unfortunately, once the gift has been withdrawn you can not cancel your gift. We are unable to refund service or credit card fees.

International Gifts

Can I change the currency on my Wish For You page for overseas guests?

Wish For You will only show the currency of the country where the fund was created. Any Wish For You gifts sent from overseas will automatically be converted by our payments system.

Is there an additional fee for receiving gifts overseas?

There is no additional fee when receiving gifts from overseas. International guests can send gifts with any major credit card.

Can I link an account from an overseas bank to Wish For You?

At the moment, we are only operating in the United States and Australia, however, we will soon be expanding to additional countries.

Can I receive gifts from international guests?

At the moment, we are only operating in the United States and Australia, however, we will soon be expanding to additional countries. .

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