American Express Refunds Merchant Discount Rate for Charitable Contributions for Hurricane Sandy Relief
Company Also Contributes $1,000,000
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced that it will rebate the merchant discount rate for charitable contributions for Hurricane relief that Cardmembers make directly to these non-profit organizations using their American Express Cards:
- American Red Cross
- City Harvest
- Habitat for Humanity
- Humane Society of the United States
- Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City
- Salvation Army
- Save the Children
- United Way of America
- World Vision
The rebate is effective retroactively from Monday, October 29 through December 31, 2012.
Cardmembers can also use their Membership Rewards® points for charitable contributions to these organizations as well as others.
In addition, American Express will donate $1,000,000 to the American Red Cross and other organizations involved in Hurricane relief efforts.
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