Western Union launches $1M matching relief effort to fight coronavirus

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Western Union launches $1M matching relief effort to fight coronavirus

Western Union announced a $1 million global matching challenge to fight the coronavirus outbreak and to provide relief for people in China and other impacted countries.The company, which will provide up to $500,000 in matching funds, is accepting donations from employees, customers, Western Union money transfer agents and the general public until April 14. Funds will be pledged to local and global NGO’s, including Give2Asia and International Medical Corp. 

“Western Union is a global company and we support our customers, employees and communities in times of need,” Western Union President Hikmet Ersek said in a company release. “The time is now for the global community to come together in support of communities affected by COVID-19.”

Donations through Western Union in the U.S. can be made using the Western Union mobile app and Western Union has a portal for public donations. 

 


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Companies: Western Union


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