Royal Trinity Hospice releases its own debit card allowing supporters to round-up spending into donations

Royal Trinity Hospice, the oldest hospice in the UK and a charity that cares for 2,500 patients each year, is enabling supporters to make charitable donations via the charity’s own debit card through its partnership with Currensea, which has created a money-saving card linked to existing bank accounts. Customers can now donate to Royal Trinity Hospice when spending both at home and abroad. Donations can be made by rounding up spending to the nearest 5p in the UK or from savings made on overseas transactions via this new branded card…

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Knight Frank partners with Currensea to allow employees to donate to charity with new branded debit card

Knight Frank, the property consultancy, is offering its 2,220 UK employees a company branded, money-saving debit card which allows them to make charitable donations and reduce foreign exchange fees when spending abroad. The partnership with Currensea, which has created the open banking-enabled debit card linked to existing bank accounts, launched recently for use in the UK and abroad. The Knight Frank branded card has been made available to all UK employees as part of an updated benefits package, coinciding with the appointment of William Beardmore-Gray as new Chairman. Currensea’s card…

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Currensea appoints new Head of Charity and Corporate Partnerships to grow ‘powered by’ programme allowing charities to issue branded cards to drive donations

Currensea, which has created a money-saving debit card linked to existing bank accounts, has created a new Head of Charity and Corporate Partnerships role to develop its ‘powered by’ offering for charities and corporate partners. Rory Maclean has joined Currensea from Givergy, an award-winning fundraising platform, where he was Head of Sales and responsible for helping hundreds of charities and corporates maximise their fundraising at events and online. Prior to this, Rory was also Business Development Manager at Givergy, a former winner of the Institute of Fundraising’s Best Digital /…

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St Martin-in-the-Fields announces card partnership to roundup spending and donate excess to charity

St Martin-in-the-Fields Trust, a charity supporting the work of the iconic central London church including helping women move away from homelessness, is enabling supporters to make charitable donations whilst spending through its partnership with Currensea, which has created a money-saving debit card linked to existing bank accounts. Customers can now donate to the St Martin’s Trust when spending both at home and abroad. Donations can be made by rounding up spending to the nearest 5p in the UK or from savings made on overseas transactions via Currensea’s card. As the…

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Currensea launches new charity partnership allowing cardholders to automatically donate with each transaction when spending abroad

Currensea, which has created the UK’s first direct debit travel card saving users at least 85% on overseas transaction fees, has launched its unique ‘powered by’ programme, allowing travellers to convert these savings into charity donations. The first charity utilising this new service is the Cameron Bespolka Trust, a charity that encourages young people to connect with nature and animals. In partnership with the RSPB, the Trust is renovating Cameron’s Cottage, a unique residential educational facility for young people to immerse themselves in nature.  This is one of the charity’s…

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