Published: 1st Nov 2019

The Give Leicester scheme allows people to make small contactless donations that will go directly to a local homelessness charity in the city. Business Improvement District (BID) for Leicester and the Leicester City Council have worked together to launch the Give scheme by providing contactless donation points to various shops, cafes and public buildings across the city. People will be able to make a £3 donation by tapping their card at any of the terminals and then any donations collected will go towards the One Roof Winter Night Shelter. This shelter provides emergency accommodation and food during the coldest months of the year. BID and the City Council have committed to pay all transaction costs to ensure that 100% of the money donated goes directly to the charity. The Give Leicester scheme is part of the Leicester Homelessness Charter which was launched last year to encourage people and organisations to … (To read the full article, subscribe below)