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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