Moneris Solutions Corporation

Moneris Solutions Corporation

March 15, 2011 16:05 ET

Moneris Solutions Becomes the First Canadian Acquirer to Support Canadian Charities Aiding Disaster Relief in Japan

Processing Fees to Be Waived for Charities Supporting Japan

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - As the people of Japan begin to cope with the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami, Moneris Solutions today announced its support by waiving payment processing fees for the following Canadian charities providing disaster relief efforts in Japan:

  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Care Canada
  • Humanitarian Coalition
  • Oxfam
  • Save the Children Canada
  • World Vision

"Canadians have always been compassionate in helping others, and we are confident that this time will be no exception," said Jim Baumgartner, President and CEO of Moneris Solutions. "By waiving processing fees for Canadian charities involved in this cause, we hope to give every donor an extra reach to those affected by the disaster."

Moneris Solutions will also make a substantial corporate donation, by matching its employee donations to the Canadian Red Cross.

About Moneris Solutions

As one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions annually. Through its Ernex division, Moneris offers electronic loyalty and stored-value gift card programs. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed to improve business efficiency and manage payments. For more information please visit

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