Vodafone Charity Donations via Text Messages: Just Giving
Mobile phones are the future and it has been estimated by Thinktank ResPublica that Â£96-million in donations will be donated to charities via text messages.
Network operators Vodafone and JustGiving the online donation service have teamed up to allow text message donations for over 184,000 British charities, according to the Guardian 100 percent of these funds that are raised will go to charity causes.
All it takes is a few taps on a mobile phone and you the donor can give up to Â£10 to any charity you choose that are registered with the scheme, the name of this new service is called “JustTextGiving”.
When you make a donation the amount will be deducted from your pay-as-you-go balance or monthly mobile bill, this new service will work with any network, which means it is not tied with just Vodafone. Anne-Marie Huby, managing director of JustGiving, said: “Major events like Comic Relief and Children in Need have led the way in demonstrating the potential of text giving and we’re delighted to now open up this income stream to all charities, big and small.”
Please let us know if you would pay money to a charity via mobile text messages? All comments most welcome below.