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The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, believes access to financial services is a necessity. Western Union moves money reliably and quickly to almost every country - and we do it for extraordinary people seeking a better life and for businesses that generate jobs and opportunity.

Our business changes lives for the better. So does the Western Union Foundation: since 2001, the Western Union Foundation has awarded more than $101.1 million in grants to more than 2,730 nongovernmental organizations in more than 135 countries and territories..

    The Western Union Foundation Announces its Commitment to Grants Supporting Global Education Image

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    05-07-13

    The Western Union Foundation Announces its Commitment to Grants Supporting Global Education

     The Western Union Foundation has furthered its commitment to increasing access and improving the quality of education globally through its 2013 first quarter grant commitment of more than US$1.2 million to nonprofit non-government...

    Send the Gift of Cash this Mother’s Day and Help Support the Gift of Education in Mexico Image

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    04-29-13

    Send the Gift of Cash this Mother’s Day and Help Support the Gift of Education in Mexico

    This Mother’s Day, send the gift of cash with Western Union® and help support the gift of education in Mexico.  For every qualifying Western Union Money Transfer® transaction from the United States to Mexico fr...

    Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti Image

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    03-13-13

    Western Union to Enable Government Payments in Haiti

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced plans to help facilitate the “last mile” and bridge the gap between government payments that need to be disbursed and the people who receive them.

    Initially, the Western Union service will enable par...

    Western Union and The Western Union Foundation Commit $500,000 for Education and Economic Development Programs of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation Image

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    02-27-13

    Western Union and The Western Union Foundation Commit $500,000 for Education and Economic Development Programs of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation

     Western Union and The Western Union Foundation (NYSE: WU) today announced a two-year grant commitment, supporting education and economic development programs offered th...

    Western Union Celebrates Impact of Award-Winning 'Our World, Our Family' Program: Five Years, $50 Million, Five Million Lives Image

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    02-26-13

    Western Union Celebrates Impact of Award-Winning 'Our World, Our Family' Program: Five Years, $50 Million, Five Million Lives

    On International Corporate Philanthropy Day, the Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) and The Western Union Foundation are celebrating the success of Western Union’s Our World, Our Family® program. Launched in 2007, the program committed $50 million over five years to prom...

    Education, Economic Opportunity and Disaster Relief Are at the Heart of The Western Union Foundation Community Commitment in 2012  Image

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    02-05-13

    Education, Economic Opportunity and Disaster Relief Are at the Heart of The Western Union Foundation Community Commitment in 2012

    Dedicated to economic opportunity for all, The Western Union Foundation directed $9.47 million in funding to support education, economic empowerment and disaster relief in 2012. On a global scale, the foundation provided 251 grants...

    Western Union 31,000 Book Drive for China's Provinces: International Red-Packet Giving also Gifts Knowledge to Children this Chinese New Year Image

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    01-30-13

    Western Union 31,000 Book Drive for China's Provinces: International Red-Packet Giving also Gifts Knowledge to Children this Chinese New Year

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today invited the global Chinese community to join a Chinese New Year drive. The goal is to gift the China Youth Development Foundation 31 libraries of 1,000 books, enough for each of mainland China's 31 provinces.

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    Western Union Names Patrick Gaston President of The Western Union Foundation Image

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    01-08-13

    Western Union Names Patrick Gaston President of The Western Union Foundation

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in financial services, announced today the appointment of Patrick Gaston as President of The Western Union Foundation.  

    Patrick Gaston will report directly to the Western Union Foundation Board of Directors Chai...

    Western Union Offers Relief to the Philippines Image

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    12-13-12

    Western Union Offers Relief to the Philippines

    The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, and the Western Union Foundation announced a series of relief efforts to support communities in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Bopha.

    Mobilizing Consumer Giving through westernu...

    Western Union Recognized for Commitment to Community by National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light Image

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    11-08-12

    Western Union Recognized for Commitment to Community by National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light

    The Western Union Company was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 – the first scientific evaluation to rank the companies that best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business. The survey was...

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