Domino’s Pizza first to offer microdonation service Pennies

first_img  55 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 8 November 2010 | News Tagged with: corporate Digital microdonations Pennies Foundation penny on Trading Domino’s Pizza is the first retailer to offer its customers the option to top up their credit/debit card payment with a donation to charities of a few pennies using Pennies, “the electronic charity box”.Created by The Pennies Foundation, a UK registered charity, Pennies uses the existing retail payments system. Donations are always pennies, never pounds and giving is of course optional. There is “no personal information, no forms and no commitment to give”, according to the charity.Donations can be made by one touch of a button on the Chip and PIN machine in-store or when shopping online. Customers can donate between 1 penny and 99 pence to UK charities. “All the money that’s given will go to charity”, say the charity.Retailers choose the charities to benefit from the majority of the money raised through their outlets. In Domino’s Pizza case 75% of the income will be donated to Special Olympics Great Britain which provides confidence building year-round sports training and competition to people of all ages with learning disabilities.The remainder of the money collected in the electronic charity box will be distributed by The Pennies Foundation to charities delivering services to a range of people across the UK. During the initial period, these are Carers UK, Children’s Burns Trust, Children’s Hospices UK, Macmillan Cancer Support, NSPCC, RNIB, Shelter, The Prince’s Trust, and Youth Music.Consumers will know which charity is supported by the retailer before they decide to press ‘YES’ and give their pennies. The public can see details of all the charities being supported at www.pennies.org.uk.Alison Hutchinson, CEO of The Pennies Foundation, said: “Pennies are powerful and a lot of people giving a little can make a big difference. The more people who give a few pennies through the electronic charity box the more people can be helped. What’s exciting is that as more retailers join in, more charities can be supported. I’m looking forward to Pennies becoming a familiar sight on our high streets and online and I’m delighted to be starting this journey with such a popular brand as Domino’s.”The relevant software developments for the Domino’s launch were completed by Vexed Digital.Pennies from Pennies 4 Charity on Vimeo.www.pennies.org.uk Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Domino’s Pizza first to offer microdonation service Pennies AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The COVID-19 pandemic is roiling credit union members’ finances in unprecedented fashion, and forward-leaning cooperatives are slicing and dicing data as quickly and deeply as they ever have to find out who’s at financial risk and how much risk is involved, including for the credit unions themselves.Analytics directors from across the United States regularly talk with CreditUnions.com about the tools they’re using, how often they’re using them, and what they’re learning about how to use analytics more effectively.Sharing their insight and best practices below are Daniel Hirschlein of Grow Financial Federal Credit Union($2.8B, Tampa FL), Mike Wiseman of CAP COM Federal Credit Union($2.0B, Albany, NY), and John Sahagian of BCU($4.0B, Vernon Hills, IL).last_img read more