SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xoom Corporation (Nasdaq:XOOM), a leading digital money transfer provider, has announced that it will donate 100% of money transfer fees for all donations sent to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) from Xoom.com from August 20-31, 2013. Customers can visit www.xoom.com/philippines to send a donation directly to PRC's Peso bank accounts.
"The most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has triggered landslides and floods, affecting thousands of Filipinos and devastating many coastal provinces," said Julian King, Xoom's Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development. "In support of our Filipino family and friends, Xoom is encouraging people to assist the Filipino community by donating to the Philippine Red Cross."
To make a donation to the PRC with Xoom, customers can follow these steps:
Step 1 – Sign up for a Xoom.com account, or sign in to your existing Xoom account.
Step 2 – Select Bank Deposit as the way in which you would like the money received.
Step 3 – Enter the following:
Recipient Name - Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
(PRC) Bank Account Details: The following PRC bank account details will be needed at the time of the transaction to make their donation:
|PRC Peso Account|
|Banco de Oro: 00-453-0018647|
|Philippine National Bank: 3752-8350-0034|
|Enter Recipient Address and Phone Number|
|Philippine Red Cross|
|Bonifacio Drive, Port Area|
|Manila 2803, Philippines|
|Phone Number: 527-0000|
Note: In addition to the money transfer fee, Xoom may also generate revenue when it changes your dollars into a foreign currency.
Xoom is a digital money transfer provider, focused on helping consumers send money in a secure, fast and cost-effective way using a smartphone, tablet or computer. During the 12 month period ended June 30, 2013, Xoom's more than 915,000 active customers sent more than $4.3 billion to family and friends in 30 countries. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and can be found online at https://www.xoom.com/.
Robin Carr, Xoom