Source : Age NI
Published on 24 July 2012 12:00 PM
If you’ve been abroad and have foreign currency left over, don’t let it gather dust – donate it to Age NI and we’ll put it to good use.
Have you returned from holiday with unwanted currency, or got old foreign coins and notes lying in the back of a drawer?
Visa Europe estimated that UK travellers amassed unused foreign currency worth more than £900m by the end of 2010. Some 64% of travellers return from abroad with foreign currency and this year the average holidaymaker is coming home with just over £28 in notes and coins. Just 5% of people change the money back into sterling. The rest stockpile it at home. Worse still, 17% admit they have thrown away the money on returning, rather than be lumbered with loose change. Only 4% donate it to charity.
Don’t let your old out of circulation coins and foreign coins languish in the back of a drawer. Donate them to Age NI. We can translate them into services to support older people.
Call us on 028 9024 5729 or email email@example.com to request a collection tin.
Promote your collection with our Age NI Foreign Currency poster
Drop it off at our office or post it to us at:
Fundraising Foreign Currency Appeal FREEPOST RRTU-HSZY-LTHZAge NI 3 Lower Crescent Belfast BT7 1NR
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