# How can I include a donation during bidder registration/ticket purchases?
Donations can be requested during the bidder registration or ticket purchase
Configure Purchase/Registration Element for Donations
The Purchases/Registration element can be configured for donations. To access the Settings, move the mouse over the element and click the settings element.
- Create 'donation step' - Purchase/Registration Tab
There must be at least one step under the Purchases tab. To add a new step, on the Purchases tab click on Add Step.
a) To Donate Generally:
Set "Ask bidders for a donation" to "On". These will be recorded as just bidder donations with no items.
To edit the title "donation" on the Purchase page, you can double click on the text and it will open in the Text Editor.
b) display Donation Items:
Creating Donation Items provide more text/images around the donation or multiple items can be created.
From the Auction Dashboard, create an Item with type equal to donation.
Next, update the Purchase/Registration element -> Purchases Select Items Shown = "Specific Items shown below".
It will display on the webpage as
You can see the donations through Reports -> Financial -> Bidder Donations and Bidder Donation Summary. The report lists the donation items and the line with blank 'Item' description are the general donations.