Apple Pay now supports charitable donations in the U.K.


Cancer Research is one of 21 charities accepting Apple Pay in the U.K.
Photo: Cancer Research U.K.

Apple Pay will now allow users to donate money to charitable organizations in the U.K.

The feature was first rolled out in the U.S. late last year, and it’s available on iPhone, iPad, and macOS. The long list of supported non-profits includes the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research U.K., Comic Relief, Oxfam, and Unicef.

Apple Pay makes it easier to pay for almost anything, whether you’re buying goods online in your browser, on iPhone inside an app, or in a physical retail store. Now the service is making it quicker and easier to be a good human being.

With support for charitable donations, iPhone, iPad, and Mac owners can use Apple Pay to donate money to their favorite causes without having to enter credit card information or sign into alternative payment services like PayPal.

“It’s important we explore different ways to donate to make sure we stay relevant and that people can continue to give to us in ways that fit into their busy lives,” said Graham White, individual giving director at Cancer Research U.K.

“As one of the leading charities in the UK, our aim is to always put supporters’ wishes first and Apple Pay adds to the other donation methods that supporters have told us they like to use. It simply makes donating even easier.”

Here’s the list of 21 charities now accepting Apple Pay payments in the U.K.:

  • ActionAid
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Barnardo’s
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Cancer Research U.K.
  • Comic Relief
  • Concern
  • Disasters Emergency Committee
  • Marie Curie
  • Oxfam
  • (RED)
  • The Royal British Legion
  • RNIB
  • RSPB
  • Scope
  • Sightsavers
  • Unicef
  • VSO
  • WaterAid
  • WWF

To use Apple Pay to make a donation, just visit the official website of one of the charities above using Safari on your iOS or macOS device.

Via: U.K. Fundraising


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