MoneyGram Announces Zero-Fee Transactions for Red Cross Donations Following Hurricane Matthew

MoneyGram Announces Zero-Fee Transactions for Red Cross Donations Following Hurricane Matthew

Company providing additional support to AmeriCares and Save the Children


DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) today announced a waiver for all transaction fees for donations to the American Red Cross in an effort to support hurricane disaster relief following Hurricane Matthew. The fee waiver applies to all donations up to $249.99 per transaction, submitted from now through October 31, 2016.

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“Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by Hurricane Matthew and those who are still in the path of the storm. We continue to monitor the storm’s impact and as the relief efforts get underway, MoneyGram again pledges our support to help,” said Pete Ohser, chief revenue officer for Americas and Europe. “Whether it’s providing our financial services and global network to connect families around the world on a daily basis or helping communities recover during a crisis, MoneyGram is committed to serving our customers and the communities they live in.”

In addition to the fee waiver for Red Cross donations, the MoneyGram Foundation is providing support through donations made to disaster relief and emergency response efforts initiated by AmeriCares and Save the Children.

AmeriCares has deployed emergency response teams to Haiti and to the Dominican Republic where they are providing clinics with medical resources to treat those injured in the storm.

Save the Children staff will be working in the days and weeks ahead to give support to those most affected by Hurricane Matthew, particularly children.

Red Cross Donations can be made at or any of the MoneyGram agent locations in the U.S. All donations should be submitted to “Red Cross Disaster Relief” under receive code 2540. Any dollar amount will be accepted up to a maximum of $249.99 per transaction.

*The American Red Cross name used with permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion or political position. The American Red Cross name and logo are registered trademarks owned by the American Red Cross.  MoneyGram and the Globe are marks of MoneyGram. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.


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MoneyGram Announces Zero-Fee Transactions for Red Cross Donations Following Hurricane Matthew