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Pennies CEO and co-founder, Alison Hutchinson CBE, is honoured to be included in The Financial Technologist’s “FT Founders 50” list, recognising fintech’s most inspirational founders, announced on 13 June 2019. Tony Babb, CEO of Harrington Starr, publishers of The...
Saturday marked International Museum Day and it is the beginning of Dementia Action Week – the perfect time to celebrate the amazing work House of Memories does to help those living with dementia. Last year, Rontec customers in the North West of England and North...
Papa John’s customers have rounded up their pizza purchase in support of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, raising £9,000 in support of the charity’s vital work.
According to Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF) latest annual giving report published last week, the amount of Brits donating money to charity has fallen once more – dropping from 61% in 2016 to 57% in 2018. Why is Britain seeing a decline in charitable donations? Is it...
Pennies, the award winning UK fintech charity, today announced Whitbread as its newest partner – joining a host of leaders in the UK hospitality sector that are embracing “technology for good” by offering anonymous digital donation to customers. Pennies’ digital...
Pennies is delighted to be the Official Charity Partner of RetailEXPO 2019, taking place on 1st and 2nd May at London’s Olympia. As Europe’s leading event for retail technology, design and digital signage, we are thrilled to be able to showcase the benefits of our...
It’s hard to believe that air ambulances are charities that require local support in order to carry out their vital work, saving the lives of many. Thanks to your generous donations, 20 air ambulances across the UK have received extra funds to support their amazing...
In honour of World Health Day’s #HealthForAll initiative, we’re celebrating the remarkable charities ensuring people have the right care when they need it, and the micro-donations helping them make a difference.
The Screwfix Foundation has supported over 800 such projects since 2013, and your Pennies donations play a huge role ensuring charities get the help they deserve.
Since 2016, regulars at Fuller’s pubs and restaurants have been digging deep and rounding up their purchases in support of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – and children like Lilly-Anne.
Every Marie Curie Nurse, every daffodil purchased and every penny donated, makes a huge difference to people with terminal illnesses
Marie Curie’s ‘Great Daffodil Appeal’ promotes positive conversations around end of life care. In celebration of this amazing appeal, Marie Curie rapid response nurse Paula has shared her story with Pennies.
Lots of people would associate giving time, money and resource to charity with feeling good and the positive reinforcement it brings. But what else does giving to charity do for us? International Day of Happiness got us thinking about some of the other positive effects doing good for charity can have.
For the second year running, we’ve made February a time to share and celebrate the impact of the Pennies community. Here’s some final thoughts on what Feel-Good Feb is all about from our Chief Executive, Alison Hutchinson CBE.
Since the start of the year more than £7,000 has been raised in support of Multiple System Atrophy Trust, thanks to Papa John’s customers rounding up their pizza orders to fund research, support and advocacy for people affected by the neurological disorder.
Over the last 8 years, customers have donated millions of pennies is support of the NSPCC. Today, micro-donations made at hundreds of petrol stations across the country are helping fund a huge range of services, including the charity’s 24-hour support service, Childline.
In this latest guest blog, Lloyds Banking Group Director, Paul Davis, shares how volunteering at Pennies has made a big difference to both teams, contributing to learning, understanding and development.
This week during #FeelGoodFeb, we’re focused on all things volunteering. This got us thinking about our top 5 favourite ways to feel good by doing good – all small, ‘accessible’ acts of kindness and micro-volunteering opportunities that can make someone’s day.
Our Head of Business Development, Paul Seaman, gives us the low-down on what’s shaking up retail in 2019 and how ethical consumers are setting the tone for the industry this year.