Xoom.com Offers Fee-Free Money Transfers to Help Typhoon Ondoy Relief Efforts

Mention Code “HELPONDOY” to send a fee-free money transfer to the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA September 28, 2009 – Xoom.com announced today fee-free money transfers to assist the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) with Typhoon Ondoy relief efforts.  Donors can visit  www.xoom.com/philippines and enter the coupon code “HELPONDOY” to make a fee-free money transfer donation to the Philippine National Red Cross. This special coupon code is valid until Friday, October 9, 2009.

“Xoom.com is here to help the Filipino community and is offering fee-free money transfers to the Philippine National Red Cross to help our family and friends in the Philippines,” said Julian King, Xoom.com Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development.

How to Use Xoom.com to Help Typhoon Ondoy Relief Efforts

Customers can use the following steps to make a donation to the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC):

Step 1 – Sign up for a Xoom.com account with an email address or sign in to an existing Xoom.com account.

Step 2 – Select Bank Deposit as a disbursement option.

Step 3 – Enter the following Recipient Name and Bank Account details:

Recipient Name - Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC)
Bank Account Details - The following Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) bank account details will be needed at the time of the transaction.  Customers can enter any one of the following bank accounts to make their donation:

PNRC Peso Accounts:
  • Banco de Oro – Peso Account: 453-0018647
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands - Peso Account: 4991-0010-99
  • Metrobank – Peso Account:  151-3-04163122-8
  • Philippine National Bank – Peso Account: 3623-3680-0011
PNRC Dollar Accounts:
  • Banco de Oro - Dollar Account:    453-0039482
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands - Dollar Account:   8114-0030-94
  • Metrobank - Dollar Account: 151-2-151002182
  • Philippine National Bank - Dollar Account: 375-283500026
Enter Recipient Address and Phone Number:

Philippines National Red Cross
National Headquarters
Bonifacio Drive, Port Area        
Manila 2803, Philippines
Phone Number   632 527 0000

A Commitment to the Filipino Community
Xoom provides help and assistance with customer service in Tagalog. For more information on Xoom.com money transfer services, customers can visit www.xoom.com or call 1-877-993-7966 for customer service in English or Tagalog. Customers can also send e-mail to Xoom customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by visiting www.xoom.com/help.

About Xoom.com

Xoom.com enables individuals to send money from any Internet-enabled computer to family, friends and businesses worldwide. Xoom.com was founded in 2001 in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture firms Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Fidelity Ventures.


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