Know Outlets is an outreach and advocacy campaign by Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention, which includes these parking meters that have been repurposed to accept donations.
It’s pretty brilliant, really — public art meets highly visible activism. The bold branding encourages referencing the program on social media. I love that this ubiquitous bit of urban infrastructure has been turned into something very different.
Here’s a map of all the current donation spots in downtown Indianapolis — the squares are cash donation boxes and the circles represent donation meters like the one shown above:
If you’d like to know more, go to Know Outlets.