The Pennies from Heaven 2015 Award winners are announced.
This year we have given out 35% more Awards and participation in the scheme is up by 20%. Well done to all our winners.
Simply donate the pennies from your payslip.
Earn £850.34 then you keep the £850 and donate the 34p to charity. The most you can ever give is 99p each time you are paid.
Pennies from Heaven is the UK's largest penny giving scheme for employees and pensioners.
To date it has raised over 280,000,000 pennies for charity.
“Pennies from Heaven will really help to make a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer."
"It’s is a fantastic way for companies to raise money for charities, it is quick and easy and once all of the pennies are put together they soon make pounds."
The Children’s Society have received over 15,000,000 pennies from the scheme.
“It is a fantastic fundraising tool. If we all gave a few pence on a regular basis just imagine the enormous change we could make to vulnerable children’s lives.”
“We made the process to sign up easy and the creative engaging and edible!”
Chocolate coins have encouraged 38% of Capital One staff to donate their payslip pennies to charity.
Setting up Pennies from Heaven on Oracle and SAP systems is free.
The scheme is also operating on most other UK payroll systems and set up costs are minimal.
"I feel there are only winners with Pennies from Heaven."
"It is such a fantastic idea to take something of such insignificance as the odd pennies in our pay, and turn them into something so important - helping to improve the lives of people in need."
NFU Mutual, the UK’s leading rural insurer, joined in 2014.
Following a very successful launch, NFU Mutual now has over 800 member of staff signed up.
56% increase in employees taking part.
In the last four years 56% more people have joined the scheme. Sign one form, one time and your payslip pennies go to charity every month automatically.
Five times more popular than Payroll Giving.
The average sign-up to the scheme is 15% - most employers offer both types of scheme so that everyone can be involved in giving though pay.
85% of people want their employers to do more for charity.
Most people would like to do a little more for charity and feel like they are making a difference.
“Every penny raised goes towards running our life saving service".
"Pennies from Heaven is simple to operate with lots of individuals giving a little amounting to a lot for us - and we benefit from gift aid, what could be better!”
51% of Motor Insurers Bureau staff have joined the scheme.
The Pennies from Heaven scheme is successful because it offers such a practical and easy way to give and it involves regularly donating small amounts rather than one large sum” Ashton West. Chief Executive. MIB.