SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 10, 2008 – Xoom.com, the fastest growing online money transfer company in collaboration with Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS), announced today no-fee money transfers to the Jamaica Red Cross. Xoom and VMBS have partnered in lending support to relief efforts being undertaken in Jamaica as a result of the severe impact of Tropical Storm Gustav on the island’s infrastructure and citizens.
To help Jamaica recover, Xoom is offering No-Fee money transfers now through September 30, 2008 for all who wish to send donations to the Jamaica Red Cross.
Simply go to www.xoom.com/jamaica and send your donation on-line, safely and conveniently via our Bank Deposit service using the recipient information below:
|Bank Name:||Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd|
|Bank Branch Name:||86 Slipe Road, Kingston 5|
Enter the coupon code HELPJAMAICA to send your no-fee money transfer
“Xoom and VMBS are privileged to assist the Jamaican diaspora in making their donations to such a respectable organization as the Jamaica Red Cross” said Julian King, Xoom’s Senior Vice-President Marketing and Corporate Development.
About Jamaica Red Cross
Jamaica Red Cross has helped those most vulnerable since 1948. They work with disaster response, disaster preparedness, first aid, search and rescue, health services, HIV/AIDS, social welfare, environmental problems, information/dissemination and youth. By mobilizing thousands of volunteers, they aim at improving the lives of those who need it the most. For more information visit www.jamaicaredcross.org
Xoom.com allows consumers to send money from any Internet-enabled computer to family, friends and businesses worldwide. Xoom Corporation was founded in 2001 in San Francisco and is backed by leading venture firms Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Fidelity Ventures. Xoom.com offers more than 30 cash pick-up locations across Jamaica through it’s partnership with Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) and offers direct deposit to any bank account. For more information about the Xoom.com money transfer service to Jamaica, visit www.xoom.com/jamaica