‘Business cards’ for homeless people let anyone donate with their phone
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When it comes to giving money to members of a city's homeless community, many people worry that their change isn't going to fund essentials such as food or shelter. While startups such as TaskTurtle have already attempted to tackle the problem by offering sustenance in exchange for work, San Francisco's HandUp is now using business cards to let citizens donate food credits to people in need through their mobiles. The startup works with a number of homeless and deprived people, who each tell their own story through a profile on the HandUp site and app. Members are also given 'business…
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