BitPay, a top cryptocurrency payment service, has increased the utility of Shiba Inu. In a recent blog post, BitPay announced people can now donate in Shiba Inu using their payment option.
According to the well-known cryptocurrency payment service provider, there are many advantages to Shiba Inu token donations as opposed to conventional payment methods. Shiba Inu has many benefits for donors, some of which include giving anonymously, supporting the cause directly, etc.
While some charitable organizations accept payments in SHIB directly through their wallets, others depend on cryptocurrency payment providers like BitPay to handle donations in the canine-themed cryptocurrency.
Shiba Inu Accepted by Nonprofit Organizations
The following nonprofit organizations accept Shiba Inu donations.
Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1996 to advance Indigenous people’s rights in the Amazon Basin and preserve the Amazon rainforest. Amazon Watch now allows donations in Shiba Inu thanks to BitPay.
American National Red Cross
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those in need, the American National Red Cross operates in the US to promote disaster preparedness and provide emergency aid. The group asks for donations from the public to further its goal and asserts that it reacts to emergencies every eight minutes. Interestingly, Shiba Inu donations are accepted by the American Red Cross.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
The Shiba Inu and fiat are accepted as donations at the nonprofit Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Through these donations, the charity hopes to improve human life through scientific research.
American Lung Association
The American Lung Association, a nonprofit organization formed in 1904, is committed to saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease via activism, research, and education. Shiba Inu donations are also accepted using BitPay.
American Cancer Society
Another charity that takes donations from Shiba Inu is the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society, a nonprofit health agency founded in 1913, is dedicated to eliminating cancer via research, early identification, and treatment.
Other charitable organizations, besides the ones already mentioned, have joined with BitPay to accept payments for Shiba Inu. They include the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Organization, Carnegie Mellon University, Cate School, Code.org, etc.
Shiba Inu-related donations have been the subject of several reports on various news outlets. According to last year’s first Miami Presbyterian Church announcement, Shiba Inu token gifts are now accepted.
Shiba Inu made headlines in May 2021 after Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, donated SHIB tokens valued at over $1 billion to the India COVID-19 relief fund.