Temple in Thailand new receives QR code donations

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Wat Samrong Tai has made it possible for visitors to use mobile payments to make donations. A temple called Wat Samrong Tai in Thailand’s Phra Pradaeng district is using QR code donations to make it easier for visitors to give in an increasingly cashless society. The temple has created a payment transaction point that involves scanning quick response codes. The QR code donations are processed by way of the PromptPay system. That mobile payments system is promoted by the Thai government itself. The goal is to help to make it…

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QR code money transfers allow Chinese panhandlers to accept mobile payments

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As China progresses toward a cashless society, people begging for money won’t be limited to change. A new way of accepting QR code money transfers will give new options to panhandlers in China. Individuals begging for change have found that as the country becomes increasingly cashless, fewer people have cash handy to give. A growing number of people in China have been using mobile payments, reducing the cash they carry. As a result panhandlers have found that people who would otherwise give them money don’t have any change handy to…

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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 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 are the center of children’s charity donations

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These quick response codes are being utilized to generate money for Sparks by Checkprint and Barclays. Checkprint and Barclays are now using QR codes in a new effort to help to encourage donations made over smartphones in order to support the Sparks charity for children’s medical research. The quick response codes allow users to simply scan and enter the donation amount that they would like to give. Part of the TALL group of companies, Checkprint is currently the leader in the United Kingdom in the area of secure paper and…

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QR codes earned a college student nearly $25k

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Simply by waving a sign with a quick response code in the air while in an ESPN crowd, donations were made. On ESPN’s “College GameDay”, which is a college football program from the station that is filmed every week at a different college campus, a student held up a sign featuring QR codes, the words “Hi Mom. Send” and a Bitcoin logo. This was all it took to have thousands of people interested in finding out where the barcode led. The QR codes clearly led to a Bitcoin wallet, so…

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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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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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