Open a Cord Blood Gift Registry

Opening a cord blood gift registry gives your loved ones the opportunity share in something truly unique. ViaCord is pleased to recommend GoFundMe for all of our customers’ gift registry needs. The team at GoFundMe has built everything you need in an online registry tool. In short, they make it super simple to collect funds online for the things that matter most. From honeymoons to cord blood banking and everything in between, it's easy to invite family & friends to participate in your important life events, projects & causes. 

GoFundMe: How does it work?

In less than 10 minutes, using the online donation service of GoFundMe.com, you can create a personalized cord blood gift registry and… 
  • Share your plans to bank your baby's cord blood 
    Create a customized page – complete with personal pictures, colors, and notes 
  • Invite friends and family to participate in this very special gift 
    Share your page through email or your favorite social networks 
  • Collect funds to put toward the cost of ViaCord’s service 
    Track your contributions and withdraw funds anytime 
For more specifics check out GoFundMe’s FAQs here. Please visit GoFundMe.com for more info and contact GoFundMe directly with any questions

How Do I Start?

Getting started is easy. There is no cost to create an account. Fees are deducted from the contributions you receive. Click here to create an account and or watch this video to learn more about how it works.

Go Fund Me FAQs

GoFundMe is an independent site and operates on its own without direction from ViaCord. We are the experts in cord blood banking and the folks at GoFundMe are experts at online crowdfunding. For any registry set-up questions or troubleshooting, please contact GoFundMe directly. 


A few FAQs are provided below:

Gift Registry FAQs

  1. I want to create a cord blood gift registry, where do I start?

    We recommend using GoFundMe.com. The team at GoFundMe has made it super simple to collect funds online for the things that matter to you. From honeymoons to cord blood banking and everything in between, it's easy to invite family and friends to participate in your important life events, projects & causes. Simply sign up, create your personal registry page, share your link with friends and collect contributions. 

  2. When can I access my contributions?

    Immediately. With GoFundMe there is no time-limit or collection requirement. Each and every payment you receive is yours. Your GoFundMe page will continue to accept contributions even after your goal is met.

  3. How do I access my contributions?

    Simply click the 'Withdraw' link inside of your GoFundMe account to request a check or electronic bank transfer.

  4. Do my contributors need an account?

    No registration required. No hassle. Your contributors simply visit your page link and complete their payments using a debit or credit card.

  5. Will GoFundMe charge me any fees?

    Setting up your personal page is free. GoFundMe will automatically deduct a 5% fee from each contribution you receive. Their payment processing partners, WePay or PayPal, charge a 2.9% + .30 per transaction fee. Fees are deducted from your contributions prior to withdrawing funds. Your contributors are not charged.

  6. Will my contributors get charged any fees?

    No. Contributors do not get charged any fees for giving to your GoFundMe registry.

  7. Can ViaCord help with my personal registry page at GoFundMe?

    No. GoFundMe.com is an independent site and operates on its own without direction from ViaCord. For any registry needs, please visit GoFundMe.com for more info and contact GoFundMe directly with any questions.

  8. How will I know when people contribute?

    GoFundMe will send you an email each time somebody donates to your page. After receiving the email, you'll see the new donation appear in your GoFundMe dashboard and added to your overall account balance.