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Royal Canadian Legion to Offer Ring-Enabled Poppy Donation Boxes This Year

Royal Canadian Legion to Offer Cashless Contactless Poppy Donation Boxes before Remembrance Day this year, in part due to the ongoing pandemic. The Legion worked with HSBC, New York-based marketing agency Wunderman Thompson, and technology company Avrio to design and build the donation boxes. Initially, the boxes started as an idea to streamline the donation process, as fewer people carry cash. That vision changed when COVID-19 hit. Wunderman Thompson worked with Avrio to develop the donation boxes, which are made in Canada. Avrio used durable, weather-resistant materials that should allow these boxes to last for years. Additionally, the boxes were designed as a reflection of his solemn inspirations, according to the Legion. T...