If you don't carry cash, a new technology will allow you to give with a debit or credit card without swiping, just a touch the card to a pad, and your gift has been given as quickly as cash.
"It will mean that saying “sorry, I don’t have any change” will no longer count as an excuse to dash awkwardly past the charity collection bucket.
"Fund-raisers are set to be given new hi-tech devices enabling them to take donations instantaneously by card for the first time.
"The first of a new generation of “contactless collection tins” are set to appear on high streets and other public places later his year."--Dan Hyde and John Bingham, The Telegraph