Cashless vending machines provide daily essentials to homeless
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With homelessness on the rise we’ve seen many projects aiming to provide some basic services for those without a fixed address, such as secure storage lockers or contactless donation methods, and now a UK-based charity, Action Hunger, is committed to providing access to essentials for those in need. Action Hunger has developed vending machine units that can be accessed at any time of the day — running staffed services 24-hours a day is costly and limited by local funding levels, whereas the unmanned vending machines require only initial setup and restocking by volunteers. The vending machinces are stocked daily with essential items…
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