Rogers, Telus, Bell Supporting Earthquake Relief in Morocco
Rogers announced that it will temporarily waive long-distance call and SMS charges for its Rogers, Fido, and chatr customers to Morocco until September 19, 2023.
In a bid to further aid the relief efforts, Canadians can now donate $5 to the Canadian Red Cross Morocco Earthquake Appeal by texting ‘ROGERS’ to 20222 (for English speakers) or 30333 (for French speakers). Rogers has committed to matching all donations up to $50,000 until the end of September, said the company on Saturday.
Telus is also offering its support by waiving long-distance mobile, home phone, texting, and roaming fees for both Telus and Koodo customers to Morocco until September 30.
Additionally, Telus Health has set up a free community crisis hotline, available 24/7 at 1-844-751-2133, offering professional emotional support and referrals to community resources. The Telus Friendly Future Foundation has initiated a text-to-donate campaign, urging Canadians to text ‘DONATE’ to 41010, contributing $20 towards Canadian registered charities aiding earthquake relief in Morocco, noted a company spokesperson to iPhone in Canada on Sunday.
Bell is also playing its part by waiving fees for long-distance calls made from home phones and post-paid mobility services, as well as text message fees from Canada to Morocco. This initiative, effective immediately, will run from September 9 to 19, 2023, and will be applied automatically to customers’ accounts, announced the company on Monday.