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Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $29.9 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and recovery efforts.
The donations shown below represent a combination of information submitted by companies and data readily available through public sources.
(Last Update: 5/27/2015)
|3M||In response to the tragedy in Nepal, 3M has committed $150,000 in cash and product contributions to support victims in affected areas.|
|ABB India Limited||ABB India Limited donated INR 50,00,000 to Goonj for emergency earthquake relief and the immediately distribution of blankets, solar lanterns, tends, medicated mosquito nets, rescue sheets, and first aid kits.|
|Abbott||Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $300,000 in grants and healthcare products to help deliver immediate relief following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. The Abbott Fund is providing $200,000 in grants to CARE, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and AmeriCares. Abbott also is donating up to $100,000 of critically needed healthcare products to humanitarian organizations providing on-the-ground support in Nepal.|
Archer Daniels Midland Company announced a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross relief efforts in Nepal. In addition, the company is matching all employee donations to the Red Cross of $25 or more.
|Air Products||Air Products Foundation committed $25,000 to support relief efforts through a contribution to the Red Cross disaster relief fund.|
Airtel announced that all calls between India and Nepal would be free of charge following the earthquake and subsequent destruction.
|American Express||American Express committed $200,000 to support the efforts of the American Red Cross, Save the Children and the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund in India. The company will also rebate the applicable merchant transaction fee to eight U.S.-based nonprofit organizations for earthquake relief donations made directly to the organizations using their American Express® Cards through May 31, 2015. It will also match employee donations up to $8000 per employee.|
|Amgen||The Amgen Foundation Disaster Relief Program has been opened for global staff. Amgen Foundation will match staff donations 1:1 made to the following responding organizations: UNICEF, Red Cross, International Medical Corps and Direct Relief International.|
|Apple||Apple is inviting iTunes users to donate to the American Red Cross. The appeal allows donations from $5 to $200, with 100% of the funds donated being passed anonymously to the Red Cross.|
|Aqua Research LLC||Research Company Aqua Research LLC has donated 40 handheld water purifiers to relief efforts in Nepal. The handheld devices can treat up to 80 gallons of water in minutes and operate on solar power rechargeable batteries.|
|Aramark||Aramark has made a $100,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Nepal Earthquake Relief from the Aramark Charitable Fund. The company is also supporting and encouraging employees around the world to support through the American Red Cross and other relief organizations.|
|AT&T||AT&T will not charge customers for text messages or International long distance usage from AT&T phones from the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Nepal from April 25 through May 16.|
|AXA||As a member of the Red Cross' Disaster Responder Program, AXA Foundation support in "pre-investment in disaster relief" is already helping on the ground action with the Nepal Red Cross. AXA will match employees' and financial professionals' donations through the AXA Disaster Matching Gifts program.|
|Bank of Montreal||
The Bank of Montreal Financial Group announced that the organization will be donating $25,000 to the Red Cross' Nepal Region Earthquake Fund.
Through BASF Stiftung, BASF has donated an estimated $223,800 to relief efforts in Nepal through the Foundation's partner organizations UN WFP and UNICEF.
|Bell||Canada's largest communications company, Bell, donated $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts in Nepal. In addition, Bell is working with Humanitarian Coalition to launch a PSA campaign through the media.|
|BJ's Wholesale Club||BJ's Wholesale Club has given its team members the opportunity to make an emergency donation via a one-time payroll deduction to the United States Fund for UNICEF.|
BMG Labtech donated an estimated $11,000 to Caritas Germany to aid in relief efforts in Nepal.
Bristol Myers Squibb is donating medicine worth an estimated $4 million to relief efforts following the Nepal earthquake. In addition, the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation is donating $100,000 to AmeriCares and Project Hope.
|C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.||C&S Wholesale Grocers is making a donation to the World Food Programme to support food assistance to survivors.|
In response to the Nepal earthquake, the Canon Group is donating $42,000 for earthquake victim relief in the stricken area.
|Carnival Corporation||Carnival Corp. and several of its cruise brands have pledged $200,000 to relief efforts in Nepal in the wake of April's devastating earthquake. Carnival Corporation is working through Mercy Corps, the Disaster Emergency Committee and Save the Children to support on the ground teams distributing emergency supplies and aiding rebuilding efforts targeting the most affected families in Kathmandu and surrounding areas.|
|CH2M Hill||As of May 14, As of today, more than 450 global CH2M employees have contributed US$57,000 to local Red Cross agencies in support of the Nepal earthquake relief efforts. The CH2M Foundation is recording contributions from employees through May 15 and then will be making a matching grant of $10,000 to American Red Cross.|
In addition to a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will be accepting donations at the CIBC brach locations across Canada on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross.
|Cisco||A Cisco Foundation giving campaign is matching up to $1 million of employee donations. The Cisco Tactical Operations team is coordinating with international response partners and local government contacts, and is ready to respond with people, technology, and expertise.|
|The Clorox Company||The Clorox Company is matching donations made to relief organizations dollar for dollar up to $2,500 through its workplace giving program.|
Fortunately, Coca-Cola's two bottling companies located in Katmandu and Bharatpur have not been affected, and the company pledges to work on providing bottled water to survivors as soon as possible.
In a press release, The Columbia Sportswear Company announced their plans to donate $50,000 to the efforts of several non-profit organizations working in Nepal including Mercy Corps, OXFAM, and UNICEF. In addition, Columbia is committing to make product donations in the near future.
DHL's Disaster Response Team (DRT) is on the ground in Nepal, ready to provide logistics support and help guide incoming aid through the Kathmandu International Airport. The DHL DRT will be working alongside the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
|Diageo||Diageo is providing emergency disaster relief in the form of two WHO Medical Kits, hygiene kits and water purification tablets. The WHO Medical Kits contain enough medical supplies, basic pharmaceuticals and basic surgical equipment for a population of 20,000 for three months. Diageo has established a global online donation portal for employees to make contributions which will be directed through CARE International, with an initial donation from the Diageo Foundation.|
|Dow Chemical Company||Dow announced a multi-faceted response plan to provide support for the victims and communities impacted by the 7.8 earthquake. Because of Dow's strong partnership with Habitat for Humanity, their immediate response will include an employee matching gift program, up to $25,000. Dow will also provide a $25,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity in Nepal to support short-term relief, as well as a $50,000 grant to the 2015 Jimmy Carter Work Project in Nepal. Long-term response efforts will include humanitarian, technical, or product donations up to $50,000.|
|DSM||DSM will be contributing $50,000 and matching employee contributions to $100,000 to the UN World Food Programme Nepal relief efforts. DSM will also be assisting with technical nutrition advice and supplying MixMe sachets of vitamins and minerals to ensure WFP food assistance in Nepal contains sufficient nutrition.|
Economical Insurance, a Canadian insurance company, donated $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross relief efforts to show their support of the people in Nepal.
|Facebook's recently released 'Safety Check' feature will allow users in the devastated region to notify their friends and family via the social media site of their safety status. Facebook friends can see which friends have marked themselves as "safe" and which have not yet declared their status. Additionally, Facebook users may see an option to donate money to the International Medical Corps who are on the ground helping people in the affected areas. Facebook will match every dollar donated up to $2 million.|
|Fast Retailing Co.||Fast Retailing Co announced a $50,000 donation to the United Nations Children's Fund to support earthquake relief efforts. In addition, the organization is working with NGOs to determine the need for clothing donations in the future.|
|FedEx||FedEx Corporation has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies. We are mobilizing our disaster relief program through relationships with Direct Relief, Heart to Heart International, Water Missions International, American Red Cross and The Salvation Army.|
|Feizy Rugs||In response to the Nepal earthquake, Feizy Rugs announced a $15,000 donation to The Global Fund for Children. In addition, the company will donate a portion of their sales through May 15 to disaster relief efforts.|
|Ford Motor Company||Through the Ford Fund, the Ford Motor Company is donating a total of $200,000 to Nepal relief efforts. $50,000 is going to Global Giving with another $50,000 coming from employee donation matching. In addition, another $100,000|
Donations made by Gap employees through Mercy Corps will be matched by the organization. Gap is working with the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety to ensure that employees in garment factories in the region are safe.
|General Mills||The General Mills Foundation is providing a $50,000 to CARE to support long-term recovery efforts. The Foundation is also offering a $1:$1 match of employee contributions (up to $50,000 in total) to the Red Cross to support immediate relief and recovery work on the ground. In addition to the cash grant and match contribution, thousands of Nature Valley granola bars are also being donated by General Mills India to help feed victims of the earthquake.|
|General Motors||The General Motors Foundation has annouced donations totalling $100,000 to the Red Cross and World Food Program USA. In addition, GM has donated $50,000 to the India Prime Minister Relief Fund.|
|Through Google's Person Finder function, Google is helping to locate individuals in the stricken region by allowing family members and friends to request and provide information about missing persons on the site. Google has enabled Crisis Maps and satellite imagery to aid in the relief efforts and Google Voice has decreased the cost of calls to Nepal. Google has committed $3.5M in response including a $1M employee gift matching campaign. An additional employee gift match campaign will benefit the Dan Fredinburg Foundation; Fredinburg was a Google employee who lost his life in the earthquake.|
|GSK||Following the earthquake in Nepal, GSK is working with our humanitarian aid partners providing urgently needed funds and medical supplies to support their response in the affected area. GSK has donated £50,000, or about $76,000 USD, each to Save the Children and CARE International, providing for the immediate needs of shelter, water, food, hygiene and sanitation. Both CARE International and Save the Children have a long-established presence in Nepal and are providing an immediate response. We are also working with our medicine donation partners – AmeriCares, Direct Relief and Project HOPE – who are experienced in the delivery of humanitarian aid, to assess medical needs and respond. A first small consignment of antibiotics and anti-infective creams from GSK has already been delivered by a team from AmeriCares, to be followed by further shipments in the coming days and weeks.|
The H&M Conscious Foundation is donating $100,000 to Save the Children to provide immediate emergency relief to the children in the affected area.
Henry Schein announced a donation valued at $500,000 to support the recovery efforts in Nepal. The health care product donations include two million medical masks, a million pairs of gloves, and bandages.
|Hewlett-Packard||Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation gave $271,713.23 in immediate disaster relief assistance; includes a $100,000 cash donation to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to help affected areas in Nepal and a $171,713.23 cash donation to American Red Cross to be given to counterparts in Nepal helping provide earthquake relief efforts.|
Through the month of June, HMSHost's locations across airports, motorways, and shopping malls will be collecting donations for the Red Cross to assist in recovery efforts in Nepal.
|HNA Group||HNA Group has decided to donate $1M to earthquake-stricken Nepal via Hainan Liberation Commonweal Foundation to help with rescue work and reconstruction. At the same time, HNA Group will facilitate the arrangement of volunteers and relief materials under national deployment.|
|Honda||Honda will donate approximately 20 million Japanese yen (about $168,000 USD) and supporting equipment to support the relief and recovery effort of the severely affected area through the humanitarian relief organization.|
|Hospital Corporation of America||HCA will donate $250,000 to Doctors Without Borders and $250,000 to MedShare International, a non-profit that redistributes surplus supplies and equipment to those in need. Additionally, HCA will match up to $500,000 of donations from HCA employees and vendors to the American Red Cross to support its relief effort in Nepal.|
|Hudson's Bay Company||Hudson's Bay Company Foundation announced an estimated $41,000 USD donation to the Canadian Red Cross in response to the Nepal earthquake.|
India telecom operator Idea Cellular has announced to its customers that all calls from India to Nepal will be charged at the local rate of Re 1 per minute instead of the usual Re 12 per minute.
The IKEA Foundation has announced that their organization is donating 3 million euros, or about $3,350,000 USD, to UNICEF to support emergency relief efforts in Nepal. The IKEA Foundation is UNICEF's largest private sector partner and this donation will ensure that aid is reaching the children of Nepal.
Inditex is donating 1.2 million euros, equivalent to about $1,340,000 USD, to the Red Cross, Oxfam, and Caritas to provide support to the devastated regions of Nepal.
|Intrepid Travel||The Intrepid Foundation, promises to match donations totally up to around $78,000 to be donated to Plan International.|
JCB has supplied the Nepalese Army with ten backhoe loaders to support recovery efforts in Nepal. The machinery is worth an estimated £650,000, equivalent to nearly $100,000 USD, and it will help in reconstruction efforts in the coming months.
|JPMorgan Chase||The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is making a total of $675,000 in grants to CARE, UNICEF, and the American Red Cross to support recovery efforts in Nepal. In addition, the Foundation will match employee donations up to $550,000 to reach over $1.78 million in donations by the company and its employees.|
KAS Rugs pledged $20,000 to assist in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal.
The global cereal company announced their $200,000 donation to the United Nation's affiliated World Food Programme, whose aim will be the disaster relief of those in need in Nepal.
Kingfisher announced an estimated $28,000 donation to UNICEF United Kingdom to further relief efforts in Nepal.
Kohl's Department Stores announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross to aid in delivering much needed supplies and services to the Nepal Earthquake area.
|Lifeway Foods, Inc.||Through the Charity Miles smart-phone app, Lifeway Foods is pledging support to the UN World Food Programme (WFP). For every mile tracked with the app, Lifeway Foods will donate an extra 25 cents in additional support to WFP.|
|Linde Group||Technology company The Linde Group is supporting disaster relief in Nepal with EUR 30,000, equivalent to about $34,000 USD, in emergency aid. The donation will be given to the Red Cross and Save the Children.|
|Marsh & McLennan||Marsh & McLennan Companies will match all colleague contributions made through the Red Cross. In addition, the Company has committed $50,000 to the rebuilding efforts.|
|MAXIMUS||MAXIMUS Foundation has made a donation of more than $29,000 in employee contributions and corporate matching funds to Project HOPE for earthquake relief efforts in Nepal. Donations provided by the MAXIMUS Foundation have enabled Project HOPE to mobilize staff members and medical volunteers to Nepal, as well as helping to cover the cost of shipping donated medicines and supplies.|
|Medtronic||Medtronic Philanthropy committed $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support immediate relief efforts. The company has donated an estimated $780,000 in medical supplies to three organizations: AmeriCares, Direct Relief, and Project HOPE. In addition, Medtronic Philanthropy is matching all financial employee donations to the relief efforts, which is currently about $60,000.|
|MetLife||The MetLife Foundation announced a $250,000 donation to the International Medical Corps organization. The donation will provide on-the-ground healthcare services to the earthquake survivors and to provide medical first repsonders with necessary supplies in their efforts.|
|Microsoft||In addition to offering free Skype calls to and from Nepal, Microsoft has pledged a minimum of $1 million in monetary and in-kind donations to support relief efforts. Microsoft is also encouraging their employees to donate to the cause, and in response, Microsoft will match their donations.|
Mitsui & Co. has donated an estimated $41,000 to Nepal Earthquake relief efforts.
|MoneyGram||Through a series of initiatives, MoneyGram is encouraging employees and customers to donate to the American Red Cross, waiving transaction fees for customers making a donation. In addition, MoneyGram is donating $25,000 to AmeriCares for immediate relief efforts.|
|National Bank of Canada||National Bank of Canada announced its support of the Canadian Red Cross with a $15,000 donation to relief efforts in Nepal.|
|New Moon Rugs||New Moon Rugs pledged funds to Hoste Hainse for relief efforts in the aftermath of the recent earthquake. Donations also include relief supplies including water filtration, tents and earthquake alarms.|
|New York Life||New York Life is providing $50,000 to Save the Children for their Earthquake Children's Relief Fund.|
|Nikon||In response to this tragedy and to extend an immediate support to the victims and affected areas, the Nikon group has decided to provide close to $43,000 of financial assistance to the Japanese Red Cross.|
|Nissan||Nissan will donate over 10 million yen, equivalent to about $10,000 USD, to the World Food Programme, which is aiding rescue efforts by providing food for the people in the affected areas of Nepal.|
Nourison has announced that their company will immediately be donating $10,000 to relief efforts in Nepal. In addition, proceeds from their Nepal collection will also be donated.
For the month following the earthquake, Oxigen, an online payment wallet company, is donating 1% of its daily transactions to the victims recovering in Nepal.
|Panasonic||In addition to Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic group companies in India donating monetary and in-kind donations valued at over $50,000, Panasonic will also donate another estimated $40,000 to Japan Platform. Panasonic Group Companies in India will be donating supplies, including 250 solar lantern units, 10,000 dry cell battery pieces, and 1,000 flash lights.|
|Paper Source||Paper Source will be donating 20% of proceeds from its Lokta paper, handcrafted in Nepal, to support earthquake recovery.|
PayPal is waiving traditional transaction fees for donations made through their services to the earthquake relief. 100% of users' donations are going directly to the user's relief organization of choice.
India's fast growing pay-through-mobile shopping site is matching donations made through their website to go directly to a fund set up by the government of India’s Nepal specific region. Coupons can be selected at checkout with values ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 10000.
|Pepsico India||Pepsico India announced that it is sending 60,000 one liter bottles to earthquake destroyed portions of Nepal.|
|Philadelphia Insurance Company||
Philadelphia Insurance Company is making a $25,000 donation to Nepal Earthquake relief efforts via the American Red Cross.
Both the PIMCO US and Europe Foundations are making disaster assistance donations to Save the Children and CARE. The PIMCO Foundation will also match employees' donations.
|Procter & Gamble||To aid the critical need for food, shelter and other necessities, P&G has provided $500,000 to support long-standing global emergency relief partner organizations currently working on the ground in Nepal including AmeriCares, CARE, International Medical Corps, Save the Children and World Vision. P&G is also working with partners to supply P&G Purifier of Water packets. The initial response will include enough packets to provide 2 million liters of clean drinking water.|
|Qualcomm, Inc.||Qualcomm Incorporated is contributing US$100,000 to Mercy Corps to assist with disaster relief and response efforts.|
To aid in recovery efforts, beverage maker Rasna of India is sending seven tons of glucose powder and milkshake mix to the survivors in Nepal.
|Research and Markets||
Research and Markets announced a 50,000 euro, equivalent to about $55,000 USD, donation to relief efforts in Nepal through UNICEF and Médecins Sans Frontières.
|Royal Bank of Canada||
The Royal Bank of Canada announced its support of relief efforts in Nepal through a $75,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross.
|SAP||SAP will donate EUR 100,000 through the SAP Foundation to aid immediate relief efforts for the thousands of victims of the disastrous earthquake in Nepal. This donation will support the German Red Cross, which has sent aircraft with 60 tons of relief supplies, including family tents, blankets, hygiene kits, cooking sets and water canisters, as well as a drinking water treatment plant to Nepal.|
In addition to encouraging Canadians to donate to relief efforts at their local Scotiabank branch locations, Scotiabank is also donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.
Sealed Air will be donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross, earmarked for Nepal earthquake aid. Additionally, employees may make voluntary donations through a Sealed Air-branded American Red Cross global micro site. The company will mobilize hotel customers to do Linens for Life™, recycling hotels’ towels, bed sheets and pillow cases and will work with distributors in Nepal to donate hospital sanitizers and floor care product overstocks. In addition, company employees in India will be organizing a clothing drive.
Sears Canada Inc. is making it easy for Canadians to help the people of Nepal by accepting donations to the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation of Canada (SEHF) at all Sears retail stores across Canada, and by phone, beginning Wednesday, April 29 through Monday, May 4. Sears Canada is also making a corporate donation based on what its customers and team members donate.
|Sega Games||Sega Games will donate two million yen, an equivalent of $16,800 to the Japanese Red Cross. In addition, the gaming company will also donate all revenue from a variety of its in-game purchases to relief efforts in Nepal.|
Shaw Communications of Calgary, Alberta announced that it will match employee donations up to a total of $100,000 for the Canadian Red Cross.
|Simpson Strong-Tie||Simpson Strong-Tie announced it will make a $10,000 donation through the Red Cross to assist in relief response and recovery efforts following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and powerful aftershocks.|
|Sprint||Sprint announced that they will waive all fees associated with contacting individuals in Nepal dating back to April 25 until May 16, 2015 in an effort to increase communication to the area - aiding families and friends but also emergency personnel.|
Square Cash, the mobile payment company, set up a unique "cashtag" for users to directly donate funds to UNICEF relief efforts.
The Starbucks Foundation will donate $150,000 to the American Red Cross for immediate relief and will monitor the long-term rebuilding in the country.
|Sun Life Financial||Sun Life Financial reports a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to assist in recovery efforts.|
|Surya Nepal||A subsidiary of ITC Limited, Surya Nepal has sent 200,000 food packets in addition to supplies of biscuits and instant noodles to Nepal.|
|Sutter Health||Sutter Health announced its commitment to aiding Nepal with a $250,000 donation to both the American Red Cross and International Medical Corps, for a total of $500,000.|
Swisscom has announced an estimated $270,000 USD (CHF 250,000) donation to Nepal relief efforts through Swiss Solidarity. In addition, Swisscom is waiving all call charges to and from Nepal through May.
|T-Mobile||As of April 26th, T-Mobile announced that all calls and texts to and from Nepal will be waived. The announcement includes T-Mobile, MetroPCS, GoSmart Mobile, and Walmart Family Mobile customers.|
|Tangerine||Tangerine, a direct banking service in Canada, is encouraging clients to donate to the Canadian Red Cross through their checking accounts and promises to match customer donations up to a toal of around $41,000 USD.|
|Tata Consultancy Services||TCS committed to support rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas by creating a Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund for employee giving. Over 25,000 employees worldwide participated in the campaign raising $727,000 was further matched by the company, taking the total contribution to $1.45MM for the Tata Community Initiatives Trust and the India PM's Relief Fund.|
|Tata Teleservices||Tata Teleservices announced that calls placed between India and Nepal would be charged at a local rate, instead of the usual international rate, to help families and friends contact loved ones in the devastated regions of Nepal.|
|TD Bank Group||
TD Bank Group announced on April 27th their commitment to helping victims of Nepal's earthquake with a $50,000 donation the Red Cross.
|Time Warner Cable||Time Warner Cable home phone and business services customers can place calls free of charge to Nepal, India, and China as of April 25th through May 25th.|
|Toyota||To support local relief efforts, Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation will be making a combined donation of 10 million yen, or about $84,000 USD. This will be provided through Japan Platform, a emergency humanitarian aid organization. In addition, Toyota U.S. will match employee donations up to $50,000 through May 31, 2015.|
|Trinity Broadcasting Network||Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is partnering with Samaritan's Purse, a humanitarian group headed by Franklin Graham which has a disaster response team and medical personnel on the ground in Katmandu, Nepal. Samaritan's Purse has dispatched an initial airlift of 60 tons of relief supplies to the area. Immediately following news of the earthquake, TBN forwarded a check for $100,000 to Samaritan's Purse to help with the group's emergency outreach.|
|Uber||Uber India has joined in the relief operations by offering to make donations from its users reach the Prime Minister's Relief Fund. Uber is matching every donation made through its promo code.|
Ubisoft Montreal has donated $83,136 USD to the Canadian Red Cross to aid in earthquake relief efforts.
|UPS||UPS has committed $500,000 in emergency funding to provide emergency aid including sheltering supplies, lanterns, tarps, blankets, jerry cans and comfort kits. The Logistics Emergency Team is on standby awaiting deployment instructions from the Global Logistics Cluster.|
|Verizon||In addition to waiving long-distance calls and texts from April 25 through May 31, Verizon is also matching employees donations of up to $1000 per employee. Verizon Wireless also support test-to-donate programs.|
Viber has temporarily switched off billing in Nepal through Viber Out so that local users can make free calls to mobile and land lines. The instant messaging and internet calling company's feature allows for any user with an internet connection to contact family and friends anywhere in the world.
|Visa||Visa has launched a three-fold approach to aid recovery efforts. First, the company has donated $100,000 to Red Cross. Second, Visa will be double-matching employee donations to a set of humanitarian groups through May 31. Lastly, in conjunction with their clients, Visa will waive the interchange on consumer donations to a set of international relief organizations and donate Visa's revenue from these contributions to the Red Cross.|
In response to the earthquake, Vodafone has reduced the cost of calls made to and from Nepal. Calls between India and Nepal will only be charged at the local call rate.
|Walmart||The Walmart Foundation is donating $250,000 to support relief efforts in Nepal – $100,000 to International Medical Corps and $150,000 for the American Red Cross. These funds will provide immediate medical needs, food and shelter for those affected. The company is also working to provide an opportunity for Walmart customers and associates to donate directly to the Red Cross|
|The Walt Disney Company||
The Walt Disney Company has committed $1 million to support recovery and rebuilding efforts for victims of the earthquake in Nepal through Save the Children and American Red Cross. In addition, The Walt Disney Company Foundation will match eligible U.S. cast member and employee donations— from $25 up to $15,000 per year—to Save the Children, American Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations approved to participate in the Disney Employee Matching Gifts Program.
|Wells Fargo||Wells Fargo donated $100,000 to the Red Cross for earthquake relief efforts.|
|Western Union Foundation||The Western Union Company announced a multi-faceted response to provide support for families and communities affected by the earthquake in Nepal. The Foundation committed $200,000 in discretionary and matching grants. The Foundation will provide a 1:1 match of contributions from Western Union Agents and other business partners, and 1:2 match of employee donations.Additionally, all money transfers to Nepal will be free of any charges.|
|Yahoo||Yahoo enabled users globally to donate through their products, including Yahoo.com, News and Search, raising $500,000 for aid organizations, including UNICEF, Save the Children, International Medical Corps, Oxfam and various chapters of Red Cross. Employees contributed an additional $48,000 with Yahoo matching. The Yahoo Employee Foundation also provided a $75,000 emergency grant to the American Red Cross.|
YG Entertainment announced a generous donation of 100 million won, equivalent to $92,450 USD, to the Korean Committee for UNICEF to aid in Nepal Earthquake relief efforts.