A Thing
The Green SheetGreen Sheet

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Pledging for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief

The Western Union Co., in conjunction with The Western Union Foundation, and Co-Op Financial Services have stepped up to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated a wide swath of the U.S. East Coast in addition to parts of the Caribbean in October 2012.

Western Union's efforts will include:

  • Direct support through a total of $75,000 in grants to organizations supporting relief efforts in the areas affected by the hurricane, including parts of the United States, Jamaica and Cuba.

  • Mobilization of consumer giving via a "no transfer fee" program for consumers who wish to donate to the American Red Cross relief efforts.

  • Encouragement of employee and agent giving through a match program via which Western Union will match all U.S. employee donations to The Western Union Foundation two-for-one.

Co-Op Financial Services pledged $10,000 to CUAid, which is managed by the National Credit Union Foundation and has been activated to provide disaster relief to credit union members, staff and volunteers affected by Hurricane Sandy. end of article

The Green Sheet Inc. is now a proud affiliate of Bankcard Life, a premier community that provides industry-leading training and resources for payment professionals. Click here for more information.

Notice to readers: These are archived articles. Contact names or information may be out of date. We regret any inconvenience.

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
A Thing