Not only does WU Foundation assist underserved populations – in the US and overseas – it also helps those in situations of natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. F&P Editor Lise Taylor spoke with Elizabeth Roscoe, the Foundation’s Executive Director. Since its inception in 2001, US-based Western Union Foundation (WU Foundation) has given away over $111 million. Each year, approximately 82% of its funding goes to education efforts, 17% goes to disaster relief/humanitarian efforts and 1% goes to other initiatives. The Foundation also provides a match on employee donations to qualified nonprofits of their choosing. The Foundation was created to provide Western Union employees, its agents and business partners with a…
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