TO help its fellow kababayans hit by typhoons “Quinta,” “Rolly,” and just recently “Ulysses,” BDO Remit—the remittance service brand of BDO Unibank—has waived the remittance fee on donations from overseas Filipinos coursed through different foundations.
The zero remittance fee for these donations started last November 4 to December 31, 2020.
“The year 2020 has been very challenging. But we have to recover, and we have to be there for our Kabayans who are in dire need of help. Hopefully, with this, we can encourage more donations from our overseas Filipinos to those adversely affected by the recent typhoons,” said BDO senior vice president and remittance head GenieT. Gloria.
Overseas Filipinos mayremit their donations free of service fees via any BDO Remit office abroad to BDO Unibank’s corporate social responsibility arm, BDO Foundation, Inc., the Philippine Red Cross, GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc., and ABS-CBN LingkodKapamilya Foundation, Inc.
BDO Remit has nine subsidiary offices outside the Philippines. In Asia, BDO Remit has offices in Macau, Hong Kong, and Japan.
In North America, BDO Remit is located in Daly City, USA &in Toronto, Canada while in Europe;BDO Remit has presence in the United Kingdom. For the complete list of addresses, visit bdo.com.ph, go to Remittance Services and click BDO Remit international network.
Meanwhile, BDO Foundation, in coordination with BDO and BDO Network Bank branches, has already begun sending relief packs containing food and drinking water to families hit by Typhoon Ulysses.
This is the latest disaster response initiative BDO Foundation has undertaken. Earlier, it has distributed relief goods to more than 36,000 families hit by Typhoons Pepito, Quinta, and Rolly.
Relief work in Rolly-stricken provinces is still ongoing.
BDO Foundation has already distributed relief packs to almost 11,000 affected families in Albay, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes, the provinces hit hardest by the super typhoon.