Save The Children's Made A Contactless Christmas Jumper

By Holly Brockwell on at

It's Save The Children's very worthwhile Christmas Jumper Day tomorrow (any excuse to wear one of these babies, right?), so they've teamed up with Visa to make a jumper that takes contactless payments.

As it says in very large letters, you just tap your card on the jumper to donate £2 to Save The Children.

There'll be fundraisers at 16 tube stations in London (they didn't tell us which ones) wearing the jumpers and encouraging one-tap donations.

There'll also be two Save The Children charity shops -- at King's Cross and Canary Wharf stations -- selling vintage Christmas jumpers for a tenner. They're only open 7.30 til 1pm on the 14th, though.

Josh Denzel from Love Island (we had to Google it) and Aston Merrygold, formerly of JLS, will apparently be making cameos at the shop wearing contactless jumpers. Honestly that puts us off more than anything.

Sarah Button-Stephens, Campaign Manager for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day, comments:

"We are always looking for new and unique ways to reach the British public and raise vital funds for our life-saving work. We’re so excited to team up with Visa and develop the world’s first Christmas jumper with contactless donation technology, it’s the perfect way to raise money for Christmas Jumper Day and help make the world better with a sweater."

Apparently 5 million people are expected to participate in Christmas Jumper Day on Friday the 14th, although the charity would like you to think carefully before turning up to spin class in a festive number.