Standard Bank SnapScan is making donating towards breast cancer easy, simple, convenient, seamless payment experience on PinkDay.
Join the donation drive on PinkDay and stand a chance to be one of 15 lucky people to win a personalised Standard Bank Proteas pink jersey worn by a player on the day. Just imagine, you could win Faf’s, KG or Hashim Amla’s pink jersey!
Proceeds from PinkDay will go to the Charlotte Maxeke Breast Care Clinic who are doing fantastic work treating breast cancer patients from all over South Africa. Early detection is crucial and your contribution will go towards programmes focused on fighting this disease and research initiatives.
So… #SnaptoDonate to make a difference to those affected by breast cancer.
Standard Bank has partnered with Cricket South Africa (CSA), Momentum and the Central Gauteng Lions, have announced that the 8th Momentum One Day International (ODI) PinkDay will take place during the fourth ODI between the Standard Bank Proteas and Pakistan on Sunday 27 January 2019, at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium.
This legendary event, which has become something of an institution in South Africa, is celebrated for reasons far beyond its quirky and fun-filled invitations for cricketers and fans alike to #PitchUpinPink. In 2018 alone, the event raised over R1.7-million for the critically important work and research being done by The Breast Care Unit at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.
The money raised goes to an incredibly heartfelt cause that touches most of us at some point in our lives. Together with our ‘Partners in Pink’, we appeal to the public to get behind this worthy cause and ‘Pitch up in Pink’. We believe that collectively we can make a difference in the fight against breast cancer.
Every rand raised from Pink Day will go towards supporting hundreds, possibly even thousands, of women and men with breast cancer
SnapScan is a mobile payments app, providing South Africans with the most convenient way to pay with their phones. The app was named MTN App of the Year in 2013, and now boasts a network of over 50 000 merchants nationwide, with one million app downloads to date. SnapScan is an easy, affordable and convenient way for merchants to accept payments; as well as a safe, secure and seamless payment option for users. SnapScan combines the agility and speed of a small local startup with the industry knowledge and experience of Standard Bank, Africa’s biggest bank by assets. As a team, we love solving difficult problems, especially when it comes to making fast, easy mobile payments possible.
SnapScan is proud of its partnerships with various causes and organisations allowing them a new and innovative way to collect funds. SnapScan allows people to take action from wherever they are; as one QR code can be shared across various mediums, social media, printed signage and TV, to allow wider audiences to make a difference.
About SnapScan and Pink Day
Standard Bank has made donating to breast cancer on Pink Day a seamless process. Fans at the stadium and at home will be able to contribute towards this worthy cause using their smartphones.
How to get SnapScan for Pink Day
Simply download the app from your app store;
Load your details;
Choose a PIN;
How to use SnapScan on Pink Day
Simply scan the code through the app (QR code will be available throughout the stadium and to viewers at home) and then enter the amount you wish to pay donate;
Confirm with your PIN or fingerprint;
The Beneficiary: Charlotte Maxeke Breast Care Unit
The Breast Care Unit at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, run by Doctor Sarah Nietz and her team of dedicated specialist nurses, provide access to quality breast care, regardless of geographical location and socio-economic status.
The unit sees up to 350 women with newly diagnosed breast cancer every year and provide a service to seven district hospitals. Patients from other provinces and all over Africa are also accommodated. Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital also trains medical students, interns, medical officers, registrars and junior consultants in breast care making it a centre of excellence in this field. There is also a “Breast course 4 Nurses” programme to empower nurses in breast care.
On an annual basis this hospital treats more than 200 000 patients. The breast care clinic, newly diagnoses 350 breast care cases annually from Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and even further afield. The sad reality is that due to a lack of education around the disease, patients often arrive at the hospital at a time when a fairly treatable disease, if detected early, has progressed beyond the point of treatment. The aim is to invest in a tangible facility and contribute to the service they give as well as the research and education they do to enable more successful treatment of breast cancer through earlier diagnosis.