The UK’s largest family-owned fish and chip chain, The Chesterford Group (TCG), has partnered with charity Pennies to offer online-ordering customers the chance to add a donation on their meal for Help for Heroes.
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Pennies has won the coveted Industry Achievement Award at the Card & Payments Awards 2022 – which recognise excellence and innovation across the industry – in a triumphant return to in-person ceremonies held at JW Marriott Grosvenor House on 5th May 2022.
Toolstation is the latest household brand to partner with Pennies. The multi-channel retailer of tools and building materials are giving customers the option to donate in store in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Pennies has been working with its partners to offer a quick and effective response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. In just a few weeks, more than 500,000 people have made a digital micro-donation to charities making a difference right now.
Pennies CEO, Alison Hutchinson CBE, joined Sally Bundock on the BBC’s World Business Report on 24th March 2022, to discuss the opportunities we all have to give a few digital pennies to charity – as they add up to enormous impact and vital income for the UK charity sector.
“The year of Micro” says FinTech Charity Pennies as they glide past £34m raised and Partners pivot to support humanitarian relief in Ukraine
In the last 2 years despite around 80% of Pennies enabled merchants being shut at different times, Pennies still saw spectacular acceleration in the micro-donations movement, increasing volume and value of donations by 50% when compared to the previous 9 years.
Pennies Social Impact Report 2020/21: Measuring impact, adapting to consumer need and championing accessible giving
From the start of 2020, through a global pandemic and beyond, our latest impact report highlights exactly how Pennies is making a difference right now, and our plans for 2022 and beyond.
We sat down with Kate Nicholls OBE, Chief Executive Officer at UK Hospitality, and member of the Pennies Advisory Board to discuss their role, the micro-donation movement, and putting the ‘S’ in ESG for retail and business.
Ian Benn of Ingenico, a Worldline brand, sat down with Pennies to why he’s a member of the Pennies Advisory Board and the importance of micro-donations for payments, retail and business and the role in plays in ESG strategy today.
Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive of the British Retail Consortium, is part of Pennies Retail and Services Advisory Board – made up of industry leaders from across high-street retail and e-commerce.
On 2nd November 2021, Pennies held its annual Autumn Celebration event, hosted by BBC News presenter Sally Bundock. A hybrid event, this year’s event bought to life what social purpose can mean for business – and saw how micro-donations are changing the face of giving.
The Pennies Awards 2021 were announced at the Pennies Autumn Celebration on 2nd November. The Pennies Awards are a chance to highlight those partners who have gone above and beyond to make micro-donations matter, with the winners were chosen by a panel of industry leaders in retail, hospitality, payments and technology.