Barclays Partners with Trusted Non-Profits Across the Americas to Deliver Relief Through $125m COVID-19 Community Aid Package

Barclays Partners with Trusted Non-Profits Across the Americas to Deliver Relief Through $125m COVID-19 Community Aid Package

13 non-profits, providing services across the USA, Canada and Mexico, are latest to receive funds from Barclays’ COVID-19 Community Aid Package

Barclays announces the latest charity partners in the Americas that the firm will be supporting through its $125 million (£100 million) COVID-19 Community Aid Package.

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“We are working with our customers, clients, colleagues and community partners to do what we can to support those impacted by this crisis. We hope that our donations will help these organizations to provide much-needed services to those who have been hardest hit in towns and cities throughout the Americas.”

Across the Americas, these partners are providing food, shelter and emergency support to frontline healthcare workers and first responders, vulnerable groups and low income families most at risk of hardship, and the small businesses safeguarding the jobs and essential services that are at the heart of our communities.

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“Supporting these charity partners is an important part of our response as an organization to help in the fight against COVID-19,” said Richard Haworth, Americas CEO. “We are working with our customers, clients, colleagues and community partners to do what we can to support those impacted by this crisis. We hope that our donations will help these organizations to provide much-needed services to those who have been hardest hit in towns and cities throughout the Americas.”

Travis Barnes, Barclays’ Global Head of Debt Capital Markets and Risk Solutions Group, and Chair of the Americas Citizenship Council, said, “At Barclays we are proud to stand behind these inspiring organizations that are supporting the individuals and families that have been hardest hit by the crisis. I’m grateful for the incredible commitment of our colleagues who are playing a key role in our response efforts and dedicating their time, energy and resources to help those most in need. We are committed to making a difference – and recognize that as a community we’re stronger together.”

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