NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 160,000 Verizon employees want to help you connect with friends and family in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Verizon is offering free wireless and wireline calling from the U.S. to Haiti to connect with family and friends.
- Home wireline telephone customers will incur no charges to Haiti from their U.S. landlines on October 4 through 7, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).
- Wireless users will incur no charges for texts or international long distance calls originating from the U.S. to Haiti on October 4 through 7, 2016 (applicable taxes and surcharges will apply).
In addition, Verizon Wireless customers who wish to help with Hurricane Matthew Relief efforts, via mobile phone, can donate by texting 80100 with the word "MATTHEW". Customers will receive a text response asking them to confirm the $10 donation. By texting their billing zip code, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. Donations are collected for the benefit of the GlobalGiving—Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of nearly 162,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: News releases, feature stories, executive biographies and media contacts are available at Verizon's online News Center at www.verizon.com/news/. News releases are also available through an RSS feed. To subscribe, visit www.verizon.com/about/rss-feeds/.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/verizon-customers-connect-with-friends-and-family-in-haiti-for-free-following-hurricane-matthew-300338955.html