Barclays and Barclaycard have teamed up with the London Community Gospel Choir to put a new spin on charitable donations this holiday season, reports Shiny Shiny.
At a performance in December at Covent Garden, the choir carried a specially designed collections bucket that could accept donations from contactless cards. Barclaycard was on hand to distribute contactless cards to listeners, who could then tap them against the bucket to make a donation.
The event raised money for the Help a Capital Child charity, and provided Barclaycard with a way of demonstrating the ease of contactless payments, according to Shiny Shiny.
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