Bristol pioneers tap-to-donate scheme to help prevent homelessness


A pioneering contactless donation system to raise money to prevent people from becoming homeless has been launched in Bristol.

Shoppers, office workers and people on a night out will be able to tap debit or credit cards to donate £3 a time for charities that will use the money to address the crisis in the city.

The first paypoints have been set up close to Bristol city hall, outside a supermarket and at a cafe-bar, and others are to be opened in shops and offices.

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