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For Toolstation, joining the Pennies family and inviting its customers to give a little in-store, was also about joining a wider movement for change. In our latest partner testimonial film, James Mackenzie from Toolstation – and Nicki Gibson from Macmillan Cancer Support – talk about the impact.
Leading independent pharmacy chain Well Pharmacy has partnered with Pennies, the award-winning micro-donation charity, and Trust Retail, part of the Trust Payments Group, to help encourage charitable donations when paying in cashless ways.
Despite a year in which the biggest cost-of-living crisis in decades took grip, many more consumers are digitally donating at checkout – according to new consumer research undertaken by micro-donation charity Pennies in the UK.
You may have picked up some bargains during the late November sales and spending sprees, but did you know the first Tuesday after Black Friday is all about giving? Giving Tuesday celebrates communities and charities; from giving time to giving money, all in aid of great causes.
The Pennies Awards 2022 took place on 8th November, at Pennies’ annual Autumn Celebration. This year’s awards recognised the businesses and individuals that have achieved exceptional things in the past 12 months in the name of micro-donations, making a huge impact for charity in the process.
On 8th November 2022, Pennies held its annual Autumn Celebration event – attended by partners of the micro-donation movement that’s transforming fundraising in the UK, and featuring insights from a panel of industry insiders.
The friendly and affordable hotel firm Travelodge was one of the earliest founding partners of Pennies. For the business, the ease, simplicity and impact of Pennies was a game-changer.
Pennies has now reached the huge landmark of 150 million micro-donations. This milestone is made all the more significant as growth in giving has accelerated in the last two years, weathering the worst of the Covid pandemic, when many retailers and hospitality partners were closed for business.
Worldline and JD Sports Group have strengthened their existing strategic relationship by integrating Pennies, allowing customers to make micro-donations and support The JD Foundation’s Together We Can project.
In March 2022, Pennies partner brands pivoted their micro-donations to help people in and fleeing the war in Ukraine, and by late June, £340,000 had been raised from more than 1.1million individual micro-donations.
Pennies is thrilled to be the official charity partner of Retail Gazette’s first-ever awards, The Game Changers, designed to recognise the trailblazers in retail that are developing new business models, routes to customers and growth opportunities.
Pennies has been awarded the prestigious Chairperson’s Award for the Best Non-Profit / Charities Initiative, at the Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) Awards ceremony 2022, held in Berlin.