Repurposed Parking Meters Help Homeless in Montreal

Repurposed Parking Meters Help Homeless in Montreal

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parking meter in montrealThe city of Montreal has turned its retired mechanical parking meters into piggy banks or “ParcoDons”. They are designed to collect loose change in order to help the city’s homeless population. The colorful meters were first installed in the downtown borough of Ville-Marie in 2007, and since its inception, the program has raised $23,000 for the cause.

(READ the article in the Inspired Economist)

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