Mastercard announced today the company will make a donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross (ARC) to provide support to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in the U.S. and $100,000 donation to The World Food Program to provide support to Hurricane Matthew relief efforts in Haiti. Mastercard, together with its issuers, will also waive the transaction fees on all credit card donations made in the U.S. and Canada to both the American & Canadian Red Cross and The World Food Program, in addition to a number of other charitable organizations (*see below for the full list) for six weeks.
During times like these our priorities as community members become clear. And just like so many who are reaching out to those affected by Hurricane Matthew to offer assistance, Mastercard wants to do what we can to help. If you’d like to make your own donation or find out how you can help, please visit the American Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross or The World Food Program.
*In the U.S., Mastercard in partnership with its issuers will waive transaction fees for credit card donations made to: Americares, American Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Save the Children, The World Food Program and World Vision
In the Canada, Mastercard in partnership with its issuers will waive transaction fees for credit card donations made to: Care Canada, Canadian Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, Humanitarian Coalition, Oxfam Canada & Quebec, Plan Canada, Save the Children Canada, The World Food Program and World Vision Canada