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Itsmeagain
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Registered: ‎01-16-2008
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Discover matching donations to Red Cross for Haitian relief

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this so, if not, please move it.

 

I just logged on to my Discover account online and a popup message appeared.  It said that Discover will match  donations to the Red Cross for Haitian relief (up to 1 million dollars, total)

 

The donation must come from Cash Rewards. 

 

It only appeared once and only briefly, so I called Discover and the CSR confirmed that this is true.

 

I've always liked Discover . . . . now I like them even more.


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MattH
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Registered: ‎04-03-2008
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Re: Discover matching donations to Red Cross for Haitian relief


Itsmeagain wrote:

I'm not sure if this is the proper place to post this so, if not, please move it.

 

I just logged on to my Discover account online and a popup message appeared.  It said that Discover will match  donations to the Red Cross for Haitian relief (up to 1 million dollars, total)

 

The donation must come from Cash Rewards. 

 

It only appeared once and only briefly, so I called Discover and the CSR confirmed that this is true.

 

I've always liked Discover . . . . now I like them even more.


Thanks for letting us know, I had already made a donation through my employer's matching program and just now I made another donation through Discover's program.  The need is of course enormous; Haiti is a country with an extremely tragic history.

 

For some historical background about the country, see this thread:

http://ficoforums.myfico.com/fico/board/message?board.id=smorgasboard&message.id=19841#M19841

 

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kyobakes
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Registered: ‎04-28-2009
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Re: Discover matching donations to Red Cross for Haitian relief

good PR move for them to do this.  Regardless, I had $40 something in bonus laying around, so I gave another $20 on top of my text donation.  Now let's just hope all this gets there quickly and to the people who need it the most.
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bakalao2k
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Re: Discover matching donations to Red Cross for Haitian relief

I donated $20 from my cash back on top the $10 I gave the Red Cross.  I feel like giving more.
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