BBVA stands with the Red Cross
BBVA joins the Red Cross campaign for COVID-19 on Bizum.
BBVA has joined the plan launched in Spain by the Red Cross intended to reduce the social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest mobilization of resources in its history. To this end, starting March 26, customers were able to make donations via Bizum to go toward over 20 initiatives aimed at the general population and people in vulnerable situations. €630,000 has already been donated.
In response to the emergency situation due to the coronavirus crisis, BBVA has launched a campaign through December that aims to raise funds to help those most affected by the coronavirus. Customers wishing to help will be able to donate through the BBVA app or website. They simply have to go into Bizum, click on "Donate to an NGO," enter code 33467 and the amount they wish to contribute.
All the proceeds will be allocated in their entirety for two months to the plan The Red Cross RESPONDS against the coronavirus. This humanitarian organization is working to help reduce the morbidity, mortality and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic both nationally and abroad.
The biggest mobilization of resources in its history
This plan, which involves every area of activity of the Red Cross, is this organization's largest mobilization of resources, capacities and people in its history. A specific plan that seeks to reach over 1.35 million people with an estimated budget of 11 million euros, which anyone who wants to contribute can join.
Through 22 actions, the plan aims to mobilize more than 40,000 volunteers who will materialize the responses planned all over Spain through its more than 1,400 points of care. Nearly a million people will receive telephone assistance and support, 25,000 families will receive basic goods, 16,000 people will receive job assistance and 3,000 homeless people will have a place to sleep.
Under the slogan "stay home, because only that way can we help change this situation and improve the conditions of sick people, health care workers and all those who continue working every day," you can take a step further with BBVA by collaborating with the Red Cross. It's easy with the Bizum platform.
Make your donation whenever you want
BBVA customers in Spain who use online channels: the bank's application or website can show their solidarity at any time by donating up to 500 euros per transaction, with a maximum of 1,200 euros a day and 5,000 euros a month, to several NGOs using the Bizum tool.
Once the terms and conditions of this feature are accepted, it will be possible to instantly and securely collaborate with various non-profit projects that are part of this initiative. Each foundation has a code, that has to be entered in the field provided. The funds will then be transferred from one account to another immediately. Cáritas Española, UNHCR and the Spanish Red Cross can now receive donations through this method.