This morning BCLC’s Stephen Jordan broke via CNBC that business contributions for Haiti relief and recovery have surged past $100 million. “Mobilizing more than $100 million in just ten days is extraordinary
Western Union announced a limited-time “No Transfer Fee” program for money transfers sent to Haiti from participating locations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and select locations in France. The program also is available through WesternUnion.com from the United States and Canada.*
The corporate citizenship response to the crisis is Haiti has been swift. With today’s 6.0 aftershock, continued humanitarian needs, and a constantly-unfolding situation, we think corporate pledges will continue to be announced throughout the month.
The Haitian disaster has captured the sympathies of corporate America. Companies mobilized over $60 million in just three days — and now, one week later, $83 million+ has been pledged (See our announcement today on CNBC).
Today BCLC is focusing on the business role in disaster response (In one hour from now, we are hosting a FREE webinar, “First Step in Disaster Response: Employee Assistance” — there’s still time to