To assist with the support and resources that will be needed in the recovery efforts around the Super Typhoon Haiyan, MasterCard has committed USD100,000 each to the World Food Programme and the American Red Cross, for a total contribution of USD200,000.
Around the world, employees at MasterCard are also rallying to contribute to relief efforts in the Philippines. As part of an employee fundraising campaign, MasterCard is double-matching employee donations at the following organizations through December 31.
In addition, MasterCard is also instituting an interchange waiver for any US/Canadian-based donations to the listed organizations through December 31.
“Super Typhoon Haiyan has brought unprecedented damage and devastation to the Philippines. Our thoughts are with the families and communities affected by the storm, as well as the people in the Philippines as they work to recover from this tragic event. MasterCard is committed to helping the communities we serve, and will continue to work closely with our partner organizations to provide the needed support for the recovery and rebuilding of the affected communities,” said Vicky Bindra, president, Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa, MasterCard.
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