Greenville uses QR code donations to support the homeless

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Panhandling downtown in the South Carolina city is discouraged but helping the homeless is not. Downtown Greenville, South Carolina has seen an influx of homeless people and is offering locals the chance to use QR code donations to give the less financially fortunate a hand. The QR barcodes make it possible to give support without encouraging panhandling. QR code donations help the city to avoid panhandling without requiring its residents to have to turn down help to their neighbors without a fixed address. These barcodes can be scanned with a…

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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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