QR codes help StreetSmart to accept donations for charity

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The organization is using quick response codes to make it easier for people to donate to homelessness causes. An organization in the United Kingdom called StreetSmart, which works to collect funds for homelessness charities has now added a new mobile technique based on QR codes to the number of different ways that it accepts donations. The goal is to provide a new way for consumers to donate, but through a technology that is very inexpensive. Traditionally, StreetSmart has been able to accumulate donations by asking participating restaurants to request that…

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QR codes still requiring some trial and error by small businesses

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As even marketers with considerable experience and budgets struggle with the ideal use of the barcodes, so do smaller companies. Although it is reaching the point that QR codes can be found virtually everywhere that there is marketing, from product packaging to flyers, and from billboards to brochures, companies – large and small – are still trying to discover exactly how to take advantage of what they have to offer. The true potential of quick response barcodes still has yet to be reached, despite the fact that they are broadly…

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QR codes used on toilet paper to promote HIV awareness

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An Italian charity is using the quick response barcodes for education in public restrooms. Sieropositivo, a charity in Italy that works to promote HIV awareness, is using QR codes printed on toilet paper in public restrooms to help to spread the word about the disease and increase the knowledge that women have about the way that it is spread. Women who visit those lavatories can use their smartphones to scan the barcode. The toilet paper with the QR codes is being used in women’s public washrooms in trendy clubs located…

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QR codes used for unique awareness charity campaign

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The barcodes were used to help replicate the experience of being homeless and generate donations. Fiftyfifty, a German charitable organization that supports the homeless, has started to use QR codes printed on blankets in a unique way in order to help to generate donations to their cause. The experience included freezing cold cinemas that helped people to experience a touch of what the homeless feel. The charity ran the campaign using QR codes from December through January in cinemas across Germany. The theaters involved in the experience turned their temperatures…

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Paystik gears to support charities with QR codes

Charity Employs QR Codes for Donations

Charities may find new advocate in Paystik Paystik, a minute start-up specializing in QR codes, has launched a new campaign that may help support some 6,000 charities throughout the month of December. The company specializes in helping small businesses and charitable organizations make use of QR codes for the sake of commerce. For what Paystik lacks in size, it makes up for in ambition and innovation and while the company may not yet be on a level where it can compete with large companies like Square, it has managed to…

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