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Children’s charity Songs of Love to accept Bitcoin

The national children’s foundation Songs of Love has partnered with Bitcoin mining company to announce the charity’s acceptance of Bitcoin to help thousands of children and teens.

The announcement was made via a prominent billboard, the first of its kind in New York City, unveiled in one of the most heavily trafficked parts of the Big Apple.

John Beltzer, president and founder of the Songs of Love Foundation said: “We are pleased to announce our acceptance of Bitcoin donations to the thousands of sick children we help. Bitcoin is a natural fit for us. We’ve found the Bitcoin community to be especially generous with causes they believe in, like ours.”

Bitcoin is an increasingly popular online currency and technology that is changing the way many are making purchases online.

Emmanuel Abiodun, CEO and founder of said: “ is very excited to work with Songs of Love to help the children this important foundation serves. It’s an honor to give back to the community in such an impactful way, and if it also helps Bitcoin become more mainstream then we feel doubly blessed.”


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