December 13, 2009

Salvation Army: Credit Card? Yes!

The days of only dropping a quarter in the red bucket are long gone, as that iconic Christmas charity enters the new millenium with a new way to help the Salvation Army: credit card donations.

This year, anyone who wants to give a tax free donation to the Salvation Army will be able to swipe their credit card right there on the spot. The charity believes this will bring bigger donations thanks to the convenience, and the receipt it provides, that makes it easier to put it in as tax-deductible. As the Salvation Army tries to keep donations flowing in tight economic times, the new credit card reading high tech version of their buckets seem like a logical step.

Salvation Army: Credit Card Time!
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This year, the Salvation Army has expanded the card reading bucket program to thirty cities. The machines, which take Visa (V), Mastercard (MA) and American Express (AXP), also allow no-fee debit card transactions...

Salvation Army: Credit Card Ready

Posted at December 13, 2009 3:42 AM

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