Verizon aids in Japan relief effort

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:52 am

Verizon Wireless has responded to the disaster in Japan by allowing customers to send wireless calls and text messages to friends and family in Japan for free.
“Verizon is committed to using its technology and its financial resources to support those affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan,” said Rose Kirk, president of the Verizon Foundation. “Our employees have a long history of mobilizing quickly to assist communities in need, and we are proud to join them in this effort.”
The Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Wireless, has also pledged to match Verizon employee contributions made for the relief effort in Japan to the American Red Cross, Save the Children and World Vision.
Verizon mobile customers can take advantage of Verizon’s short code text giving program, set up in the wake of the hurricane and Tsunami. Customers can donate $10 to the nonprofit of their choice using the codes below.

  • ADRA Relief: text SUPPORT to 85944
  • American Red Cross Relief: text REDCROSS to 90999
  • Convoy of Hope: text TSUNAMI or SUNAMI to  50555
  • GlobalGiving: text JAPAN to 50555
  •  International Medical Corps: text MED to 80888
  •  Mercy Corps: text MERCY to 25383
  • Salvation Army: text JAPAN to 80888
  • Save the Children Federation, Inc.: text JAPAN or TSUNAMI to 20222
  • World Relief Corp. of National Association of Evangelicals: text WAVE to 50555
  •  World Vision, Inc.: text 4JAPAN or 4TSUNAMI to 20222

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