The aid will be pledged to local and global NGOs of China and other affected countries
Western Union and Western Union Foundation announced a $1 million global matching challenge to help fight COVID-19. That is expected to bring relief for China and other affected countries. The combined Western Union and WU Foundation match will be up to $500,000.
WU Foundation is accepting contributions from Western Union employees, agents, customers, and the public worldwide until April 14, 2020.
Besides offering money to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19, Western Union and the WU Foundation have launched a worldwide campaign. The campaign aims to drive awareness and encourage donations from the public including Western Union employees, agents, and customers.