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

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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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QR codes help to drive charitable donations through Paystik

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Tiny startup from Stanford is powering thousands of mobile charity campaigns this month. A small startup called Paystick that is operated by only three people has skyrocketed the use of QR codes for charitable donations as it is currently powering approximately 6,000 barcode based campaigns this month. The company provides services that make it easier for charities and small businesses to use smartphone barcodes. The services it provides allow mobile payments to be accepted by the businesses and nonprofits through the scanning of QR codes. Though it doesn’t represent a…

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QR codes make a difference for charity groups

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A free social app is helping nonprofits to obtain instant donation support through scans. allAware, a free social app designed for nonprofit organizations, has now received the support of Linxter, to give the application the ablity to support QR codes that will make it easier for charities to capture that moment when people feel generous, in order to encourage quick and instant donations. The hope is that this will boost the number of donations that consumers will make with their smartphones. According to the CEO and founder of Linxter, Jason…

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QR codes used for fundraising campaigns for public schools

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Sonic has entered into a partnership for the fourth consecutive year to help boost donations. A partnership between Sonic Drive-In and DonorsChoose.org has been continued for the fourth year in a row, and this year it will be using QR codes to launch its new Limeades for Learning campaign, in the hopes of raising over $500,000 to be donated to classrooms in public schools across the United States. This year, ScanLife will also be joining in the effort to boost the mobile component. This new element will allow the campaign…

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QR codes used by nonprofits for highly interactive mobile marketing campaign

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Charities work together on cutting edge scavenger hunt Six not for profit organizations are partnering together to use QR codes in order to offer a smartphone friendly mobile marketing campaign that involves a scavenger hunt in Martin County. These barcodes will be posted in Stuart on September 8 from 8:30am to noon. The Smartphone Family Scavenger Hunt is designed around the popular QR codes that are scanned every minute of every day around the country in order to provide easy direction to websites and apps for smartphone and tablet users.…

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QR codes being offered to nonprofits for free by JumpSeat

This startup has become exceptionally popular and is now showing that it has a heart. Though JumpSeat was only launched at the start of the year, businesses have been flocking to it to have their QR codes campaigns created and managed. The team is demonstrating that they know how important social responsibility truly is. In this light, JumpSeat is hoping to help nonprofit organizations to make a difference by providing its services to them free of charge. This will allow the nonprofits to better reach their communities and spread the…

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New England Organ Bank adopts QR codes to reach out to potential donors

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QR codes continue to become a popular tool for non-profit organizations. The world of charity has had a relatively fruitful relationship with mobile technology in recent years. More people own smart phones today than they did five years ago, and this presents a good opportunity for non-profits to connect with a population. QR codes have, in particular, been very popular with non-profit organizations lately. This is because QR codes allow these groups to engage consumers in a dynamic way and provide them with quick information concerning various aspects of a…

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