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Brands help Afghan refugees: Airbnb offers free accommodation, plus airlines, retailers, telcos
Brands have become part of the emergency evacuation efforts
Hosts who shelter Afghan refugees will be reimbursed by Airbnb, aiming to help house up to 20,000. Airbnb’s charitable arm will work with hosts willing to offer spaces, but has yet to say where or for how long.
U.S. wireless carrier Verizon waives charges for calls to Afghanistan.
Discount retailer Walmart plans, through its foundation, to donate $1 million to three nonprofits supporting Afghan refugees entering the US.
Several travel brands have become part of the emergency evacuation efforts.