AT&T Customers Can Donate Via Text to Chile Recovery Efforts
DALLAS, March 1 -- In the wake of Saturday's devastating earthquake in Chile, AT&T* customers can use their wireless phones to donate money to support relief efforts in Chile.
To make donations via text, customers can send a keyword to the short code designated for the organizations they wish to support. The customer will then receive a confirmation message, to which he or she should reply "yes" to finalize the donation. One hundred percent of all money donated will be passed on to the organization the customer selected, and AT&T will waive text-messaging fees for the donations.
The short codes are:
-- Text "4CHILE" to 50555 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through Convoy of Hope
-- Text "CHILE" to 50555 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through the World Program
-- Text "CHILE" to 25383 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through Habit for Humanity
-- Text "REBUILD" to 50555 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through Operation USA
-- Text "CHILE" to 52000 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through The Salvation Army
-- Text "CHILE" to 20222 to donate $10 to support Chile relief efforts
through World Vision
The donations will appear as a line-item on customers' bills or be debited from prepaid accounts.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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