Posts Tagged ‘Collections’

No more money in the plate; pass the touch pad Comments 0

Friday, August 21st, 2015

In the diocese of El Paso, in the United States, two parishes have entered the digital age by providing a touch pad on a stand, called a kiosk, for people to make credit-card donations. “Passing the basket and taking those gifts to the altar is a very important part of the Mass,” said Janine Young, Read more

Charity muggers’ offered free flights Comments 0

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Fundraising firms recruiting foreigners to tout for donations on our streets and want job put on Immigration NZ’s skills-shortage list. Many of those annoying people hustling passers-by in city streets for charity donations are paid professionals from overseas – and more could be on the way. Read more Related Posts:Declining religion may contribute to decline Read more

Very rude church collectors less than charitable insult Comments 0

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Auckland Council has issued a warning to church collectors from the Voice of Christ Full Gospel Church after complaints about the tactics they were using at traffic junctions. The collectors apparently weaved through traffic, banging on car windows to ask for money. After a Herald report yesterday on the group’s “window-cleaner-style methods” of seeking cash at Greenlane, Read more