Fidest – Agenzia giornalistica/press agency

Quotidiano di informazione – Anno 33 n° 348

Western Union Provides Relief in Response to Flooding in Kerala

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 27 agosto 2018

To support communities and families affected by monsoon flooding in Kerala, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and the Western Union Foundation today announced a coordinated response involving the company’s employees, its agents and global non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide humanitarian relief to people in Kerala. In total, contributions through this combined effort could total up to US $180,000.
Consumer Transactions: Between August 28, 2018 to September 27, 2018, Western Union will donate US $1 for each transaction sent to a Western Union Agent location in Kerala** from participating Western Union agent locations across the globe and via and the Western Union mobile app where available.
Agent Locations Open for Business: Consumers can be assured that today more than 12,000 Western Union agent locations in Kerala are currently open and available for those wishing to send and/or pick-up cash. Western Union is committing to assist impacted agents in the area with rebuilding efforts.
Western Union Foundation Grant: The Western Union Foundation is committing US $30,000 to Save the Children in support of its relief efforts from monsoon flooding in Kerala. Save the Children is providing aid through programs that provide immediate distribution of supplies, access to education and shelter to affected families.
Agent and Employee Match Giving: From August 23, 2018 to September 22, 2018, the Western Union Foundation will also provide a dollar-for-dollar match of qualifying contributions from participating Western Union Agents, up to US $30,000. In addition, it will match employee donations 2:1 for relief efforts in Kerala, up to US $30,000. Donations can be made directly online here or by visiting


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