Asda call for ‘vital’ food bank donations ahead of busy summer holiday period

Asda stores across the UK are launching a week-long food drive today to support their local food banks with ‘vital’ donations ahead of the school holidays. Customers will be encouraged to donate in-demand items such as tinned goods and hygiene products to their local foodbank in a trolley at the front of the store. For the first time, Asda is also trialling playing a reminder video on the Scan & Go wall to see if this helps increase the amount of food donated. Every summer, food banks in the Trussell…

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Goodworld partners with Verrency to increase charitable giving worldwide by enabling consumers to donate while they spend

Social payments charity platform Goodworld and Australian payments innovator Verrency announced a partnership today to bring a charitable component to everyday financial transactions around the globe. The partnership will combine Goodworld’s service with Verrency’s banking payment services to create a new Corporate Social Responsibility offering aimed at major banks.  The joint offering will enable bank’s customers to ‘set and forget’ a ’round-up’ of their debit and credit card transactions to the nearest selected amount (i.e., $1, $5 etc) and to donate the ’round-up’ amount directly to their preferred charity. Customers…

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