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.
"Waiving these kinds of calling charges will help our customers focus on what matters: communicating with family and friends without concern about the cost." - @RonanDunneVZ on @Verizon waiving calling charges to Afghanistan. #ForwardTogether
vz.toVerizon waives calling charges to AfghanistanWireless consumer and business customers as well as residential landline customers can call to Afghanistan for free
Discount retailer Walmart plans, through its foundation, to donate $1 million to three nonprofits supporting Afghan refugees entering the US.
We’re here to help. Along with our associates, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are supporting U.S. veterans and their families, as well as Afghan refugees arriving in America. Read more: bit.ly/38bSyeA
Several travel brands have become part of the emergency evacuation efforts.