Salvation Army QR code incorporated into red kettle campaign

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The famous red kettle campaign is welcoming digital donations in Texas. Residents of Amarillo, Texas who come across the Salvation Army’s red kettle, but who don’t have any cash to donate, can now make a digital donation by scanning the Salvation Army QR code on the kettle. Many people use cashless payment methods and no longer carry loose change. Today, it’s becoming less common for people to carry cash. Most rely on cashless forms of payments such as credit/debit cards or digital wallets to make purchases. This can make it…

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QR codes raise donations in the WHAS Crusade

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The children’s charity has joined a growing number that are using quick response codes to bring in funds. Although many governments and banks have been making a considerable push toward cashless societies – as coins and bills are expensive to produce and maintain – this has caused fewer people to carry cash and has taken its toll on cash based fundraisers, causing charities to look to other options, such as QR codes. This was the case with the WHAS Crusade, which chose quick response codes for its own fundraiser. The…

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QR codes successfully implemented by small unique beer company

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The owner of 50 Back Brewing Company has launched a highly successful mobile campaign. Though Kimberly Rogers, the owner of 50 Back Brewing Company, generated free QR codes for her company a year ago, it wasn’t until just recently that she discovered how to best implement them for her business needs. Rogers was able to develop a massive mobile marketing campaign that was highly popular. After first reading about QR codes in a marketing blog, Rogers though that the technology looked “neat” and that “We should get one.” She felt…

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Toronto charity sets giant QR code world record

Youth Unlimited has made its way into the Guinness records. After months of planning and preparations, the Youth Unlimited North York charity from Toronto, Canada, has set a new record with Guinness, for the largest giant QR code in the world. In doing so, the nonprofit also raised a significant amount of money for its cause. The effort included the use of 1,369 four foot squares in black and quite. Each was sponsored or purchased in support of the charity and were displayed in a careful pattern in the Esther…

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QR codes help spice up celebrity charity auction

It should come as no surprise that the fashion industry is susceptible to emerging trends. QR codes are becoming an increasingly familiar sight accompanying designer clothing. Selfridges, a prestigious retail establishment in London, recently played host to a charity event sponsored by the Oxfam Curiosity Shop, which is selling second hand clothing donated by A-list celebrities. The clothes come with a QR code, linking shoppers to exclusive content via Oxfam’s mobile website. Among the celebrities that have donated their clothing to the event are Colin Firth, Annie Lennox, and Scarlet…

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