Payments News

On The Web

nbsp; nbsp;

Tech

Salvation Army Adds NFC Chips to Red Kettles

“The Salvation Army is adding NFC chips to all 25,000 of its iconic Red Kettles for its Christmas 2019 fundraising campaign, enabling shoppers to simply tap their Apple or Android NFC phone to make a donation to the charity. The Salvation Army is providing fundraisers across the USA with NFC tags and stickers printed with […]
nbsp;

Use

You Can Now Give Money To Homeless People Using Contactless In The City

“Marianne Fredericks, Chairman of City of London Corporation’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Sub-Committee said, “In a culture where people are increasingly using their debit and credit cards and carrying very little cash, this is an effective and efficient way to help the most vulnerable in our society. Working with our partners we are supporting rough […]
nbsp;

On The Wires

nbsp;

Companies

PayPal Processed Record $10 Billion in Charitable Donations in 2019

“PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL ) today announced that it processed a record $10.3 billion in donations to charities around the world in 2019, and more than $1 billion in the month of December alone, as mobile and other digital channels continue to change how donors engage with nonprofit organizations. Twenty-one percent of all donations processed by PayPal in […]