Frequent Questions About Yuri’s Night Donations

Thanks for thinking of Yuri’s Night! If you’re looking for details on donations then you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find some frequently asked questions. If you need further assistance, please send us an email at

How do donations to Yuri’s Night work, and why should I donate?

When you donate to Yuri’s Night you are enabling our small team of volunteers around the world. Powered by your generosity we’ll continue our mission to use space outreach and advocacy to create bridges across barriers, foster the space leaders of tomorrow, and contribute to tomorrow by helping humanity celebrate our past, present, and future in space. You may quickly and safely make a donation directly on the Yuri’s Night website.

What do my donations do specifically? How much goes to overhead?

Minus a small processing fee from our credit card processor, all of Yuri’s Night donations go directly back into our mission. All of our team members are unpaid volunteers.

Okay, so what’s the process?

Donating to Yuri’s Night couldn’t be simpler. You may choose to donate with a one time donation, or a recurring Pledge. Either way, all you have to do is go to the Donation page and follow the simple instructions.

What kinds of cards does Yuri’s Night accept?

For our guests from the United States we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

For our visitors from Australia, Canada, and Europe, we accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

How do Yuri’s Night Pledges work?

When you pledge to support Yuri’s Night you’re supporting our efforts to bring the excitement and wonder of space to people all across the globe with a regular financial contribution. If you chose to sign up for a Yuri’s Night Pledge then your credit or debit card will be charged for the full amount of your Pledge each month.

How do I cancel my Pledge?

We understand you may need to stop your Pledge and we’re incredibly grateful for your support. Simply send an email to from the email with which you started your Pledge. Please do not include your credit card number, even the last four digits. We’ll cancel your Pledge within 72 hours. If your Pledge is deducted from your account before we have canceled your pledge but after you requested cancellation, we’ll refund that Pledge only. Refunded Pledges may not be tax deductible.

What will my donation appear as on my statement?

When you make a donation to Yuri’s Night it will appear as YURI’S NIGHT on your statement.

How does donating with Amazon work?

You may use our Amazon Affiliates link to help fund Yuri’s Night when purchasing on Amazon. When you use our affiliate link we’ll receive a portion of your total order payment.

If you subscribe to Amazon Prime we welcome your contribution via AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love but helps your favorite nonprofit while you shop. When you place an eligible order through AmazonSmile a portion of your order is donated to Yuri’s Night.

Please note that our Amazon programs may not allow you to make a tax deductible donation; your purchases may not be tax deductible. When using these programs Amazon does not send us any personal information about you. For full program information please refer to the Amazon website.

Is my information secure?

Absolutely. All of the transaction information is handled securely over a technology called Transport Layer Security, the successor to Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. It’s the same kind of security your bank uses for their online services. Furthermore your card information never goes through our servers, instead we use a service called Stripe. All they do, all day, is credit card transactions, so they’re pretty good at it.