Contactless micro-donation scheme Penny for London 'could raise £5.5m'
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Contactless micro-donation scheme Penny for London 'could raise £5.5m'

29 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

A micro-donation scheme launched today will allow commuters to donate up to 10p to charity each time they use contactless debit or credit cards to travel on public transport in London.

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Contactless micro-donation scheme Penny for London 'could raise £5.5m'

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