Western Union announces zero fees policy until Sunday, for customers who are sending finances to Haiti
Western union implements a zero charge policy until Sunday for customers sending finances to Haiti from countries in which the company operates across the globe, including the United States, Canada, France, Chile, Brazil and the Caribbean, at participating retail Western Union® Agent locations and at westernunion.com as well as the Western Union mobile app, where available.
The foundation will also provide a total of $25,000 to help the families and communities affected by Hurricane Matthew through a grant to Mercy Corp. These funds will be directed toward emergency services, such as water purification, food, shelter, hygiene and sanitation.
Also, until October 19, the Foundation will provide a dollar-for-dollar match of qualifying contributions from Western Union Agents, business customers and other business partners to NGOs providing disaster relief support in the impacted region up to $50,000. In addition, during the same time, it will match employee donations 2:1 to NGOs providing disaster relief up to $25,000.
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