Collection Tins

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SA’s Largest Manufacturer & Supplier  Branded Money Boxes, Charity Cans, Collection Tins, Money TinsSaving Cans, Donation TinsMoney Cans


Money Boxes, Charity Cans, Collection Tins, Money Tins, Piggy Banks

The distribution of branded money tins and collection boxes began with us in 1994, at the dawn of democracy in South Africa, when Can It began as a manufacturer and supplier of just money boxes and collection tins. Since then we have grown our customer base throughout South Africa and we now have customers in Australia, Mozambique, Botswana, Tanzania and Namibia.

Whether you call it money boxes, collection tins or charity cans, the Can It Money Box is timeless and timely. Our first and most popular range for charities and corporates alike. We manufacture various sizes of collection tins to cater for street drives, corporate incentives and campaigns, charity drives, collection at tills and more. Available branded or unbranded, The Can It Collection tin is the exciting and intriguing novelty we all loved as kids, and all use as adults and corporates to teach about charity and giving.

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Collection Tins for Fundraising

Money tins provide an effortless way for people and organisations to generate a passive income that covers their expenses at the least. It also gives people the option to donate to a good cause without being pressured by being asked if they would like to donate, as with some programs where tellers ask customers if they would like to make a donation. The money box provides a way to help the community around you or even greater causes, without feeling pressured or guilty.

Can It plays a unique role in the Crowd-Funding and charity industries, as the distribution of branded money boxes and collection tins began with us in 1994, at the dawn of democracy in South Africa, when Can It began as a manufacturer and supplier of just money boxes and collection tins. Since then we have grown our customer base throughout South Africa and we now have customers in Australia, Mozambique, Botswana, Tanzania and Namibia.

Thousands of charitable causes and small non-urban communities in South Africa sustain themselves and earn their bread and butter by distributing custom branded money boxes and collection tins that we manufacture at Can It.  Through Can It’s unique influence and insight into the industry, and country-wide reach, we form a vital part of the charity industry that enables NPO’s to function. Our network of money boxes and collection tins enables people from all parts of South African’s to contribute in a meaningful way, or to even “pay it forward”, every day, at till points countrywide.

We have supplied millions of money boxes and cans to charities, companies, governmental organisations, non-profits and schools. Can It has provided services to well-known organisations and companies such as CANSA, JNF, SPCA and Hatzolah, as well as corporates such as FNB, Nedbank, Standard Bank, NetFlorist, Vodacom, MTN, Coca-Cola (ABI), British American Tobacco, British Airways and many more.

What is a Money Tin?

A Money Box (sometimes referred to as a charity can, money tin or collection tin) is the traditional name of a coin container made out of metal with a slot in the top, for depositing coins. Money Boxes serve a multitude of purposes, but are normally used by charities for fundraising, by children for saving and by corporations for promotional purposes –

Money Boxes are generally branded with a company logo or personal message and serve as a pedagogical device to teach the rudiments of thrift and savings. In South Africa and many other countries, money boxes form a vital part of the fundraising and charity industries; they can be seen at most till-points allowing for the passer-by to easily and safely donate their left-over coins and pocket shrapnel.

Although only recently popularized, the oldest Western find of a money box dates from the 2nd century BC Greek colony Priene, Asia Minor, and features the shape of a miniature Greek temple with a slit in the pediment. Money boxes of various forms were also excavated in Pompeii and Herculaneum, and appear quite frequently on late ancient provincial sites, particularly in Roman Britain and along the Rhine.

Can It’s money tins do not have an opening besides the slot for inserting coins, making them secure and safe, and would need to be opened with a can-opener or by other means, to obtain the money within. Make the most out of your money box by waiting until it is completely full before opening.

Money Boxes as part of Corporate Social Investment

Aligned with our country’s priorities and the Millennium Development Goals; Can It plays an important role in the socio-economic development of South Africa, supplying millions of money boxes and collection tins to charities, non-profits, schools and religious institutions for fundraising.

Within the South African context, corporate social investment has a pivotal role to play in bringing about meaningful transformation to the benefit of all.  The social needs facing our country are substantial and it is a moral duty for companies to make a difference by supporting projects that benefit historically disadvantaged sectors of our society.

With corporate social investment becoming more strategically focused, it makes sense for businesses to align their corporate social investment spend in such a way that it represents your company values correctly, markets your brand, and impacts the community positively as much as possible.

The Can It Money Box does just that.

  1. Your Logo, prominently branded around the tin, is a valuable marketing tool.
  1. Your Company Values and Imperatives will be on the label, becoming ever-more clear to the public.
  1. Money boxes distributed wisely will prove a ROI of over 1000%. Your CSI will blow through the roof without needing to increase actual spend.

Such an approach moves CSI out of the charitable sphere into one in which true partnerships with beneficiaries, government and NGOs bring about long-term sustainable development to the benefit of all.

“It is against this background, and guided by the key social development needs highlighted by government, that Can It presents the Money Box as not only a brilliant fundraising item for non-profits but an item that will quadruple your company corporate social investment without needing to spend one cent more.”

How To Collect Money For Your Charity

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. Money Boxes at till checkout points are the ideal and most profitable form of crowdfunding for charity. Cause Marketing Forum, which assists charities and companies on fundraising partnerships, analyzed the 63 checkout campaigns in the United States that earned at least $1 million (R12 million) in 2012. Combined, they raised $358.4 million (R4.3 Billion) — more than a dollar for every American. (Source) 

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