- Worldpay from FIS’ merchants have raised £10 million for charity.
- Worldpay’s partnership with Pennies provides a seamless way for consumers to donate to charity at the point-of-sale (POS).
- Key milestone target reached ahead of schedule with flexible micro-donations.
LONDON, UK December 14, 2023 – Worldpay from FIS, the merchant solutions business of global financial technology leader FIS® (NYSE: FIS), has enabled merchants to seamlessly raise £10 million for charities through its integration at the point-of-sale (POS) with digital charity box Pennies.
Worldpay and Pennies have been collaborating since 2011 and have revolutionised digital giving, providing a seamless way for consumers to donate to charity when making a purchase by card and digital wallet. The Pennies integration is in use with 14 of Worldpay’s largest merchants across the UK. This joint initiative has now reached a key milestone, enabling merchants to raise £10 million in donations to help charitable causes in the UK and abroad.
Pete Wickes, EMEA General Manager, Worldpay Merchant Solutions, FIS said:
“Merchants across the UK are taking advantage of our partnership with Pennies to help support their communities and bolster their corporate responsibility initiatives. Our long-standing partnership with Pennies has helped to deliver a flexible micro-donation product, which has seamlessly fitted into the way consumers pay. Our shared vision of using tech for good has helped support charitable endeavors across the country, and beyond.”
Alison Hutchinson CBE, CEO at Pennies said:
“Pennies is delighted to be celebrating this milestone with Worldpay. Our partnership has enabled merchants to raise millions of micro-donations for many fantastic charities. It’s been so heartening to see this simple and affordable way to give become the norm for consumers, especially in the challenging environment. We look forward to continuing our partnership and continuing to drive positive change.”
FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for financial institutions and businesses of all sizes and across any industry globally. We enable the movement of commerce by unlocking the financial technology that powers the world’s economy. Our employees are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests through our trusted innovation, system performance and flexible architecture. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS is a member of the Fortune 500® and the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
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