Visa Responds to California Wildfires
“Visa is committed to strengthening the communities in which we operate in times of need, and providing philanthropic support to help those affected by disaster and humanitarian crises,” said
Visa is taking several actions to support relief efforts, including:
The Visa Foundationis donating $100,000to help enable the Red Crossto prepare for, respond to and help people recover from Californiawildfires. Visa Inc.will double match employee donations to the Red CrossCalifornia Wildfires fund on a two-to-one basis through November 30, 2018.
- Visa activated its “Back to Business” tool, a dynamic directory that identifies when an impacted small business has successfully processed a Visa transaction following a natural disaster, helping consumers locate and support these small businesses. As of
November 14, there were 38,375 businesses listed in the counties of Butte, Los Angeles, and Venturaalone, an area severely impacted by the Woolsey Fire. More information on this tool can be found here.
Through volunteerism, matching gifts and other programs, Visa engages and empowers employees to participate in our global efforts to give back to our communities. In 2017, our employees contributed nearly
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