The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA), a non-profit voluntary search and rescue organization that supports the unpaid professional search and rescue community, is now accepting donations as Bitcoin ($ BTC) and Ethereum ($ ETH). ).
The organization announced that it will accept donations from the two largest cryptocurrencies at market value social mediawhere cryptographic funds are accepted through CanadaHelps, the country’s largest donation and fundraising portal.
CanadaHelps, details of the announcement, is partnering with CarbonX “to deliver the first 100 carbon offsets to offset MtCO2wq carbon emissions”. The company is said to be constantly buying carbon emissions to cover the emissions of each of the cryptocurrency transactions it handles.
The minimum donation must be $ 100 or more, as this will ensure that any cryptocurrency donation made through CanadaHelps is carbon neutral and leads to a meaningful charity.
Upon receipt of cryptocurrency donations, BCSARA is set to immediately convert the funds back into fiat currency to avoid price fluctuations. Founded in 2002, the organization has provided assistance, training, and equipment to thousands of volunteers around the world.
The transfer of the organization will take place shortly after the Wikimedia Foundation, the organization behind Wikipedia, decided to “end the direct acceptance of cryptocurrencies as a donation medium” after accepting crypto donations from 2014 onwards.
As reported by CryptoGlobe, the Shiba Inu ($ SHIB) community has proposed launching a token donation portal to complement its burning portal.
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