Reuters | American Express Home Latest News Lebanon News Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link The global financial services company American Express (AMEX) has recently announced its commitment to support relief efforts in blast-struck Beirut. View this post on Instagram Beirut heritage and history are NOT FOR SALE! ?? . HELP Beirut ???? By purchasing your beautiful picture of Lebanon, you will help in bringing the beauty back to life! All proceeds generated from print sales will be given to the @lebanonoftomorrow NGO. (LINK IN BIO) . . #Heritage #History #OldHouse #Architecture #House #Beirut #HelpBeirut #LiveLoveLebanon #LiveLoveBeirut #Culture #بيروت A post shared by Rami Rizk (@ramirizk) on Aug 19, 2020 at 5:01am PDT AMEX is donating $100,000 to the Lebanese Red Cross, through the American Red Cross, and will help provide urgent supplies such as food, shelter, and medical care. The explosion has killed nearly 200 people and displaced thousands of families. Victims hurt during the blast are still suffering from serious injuries; most of them are still in hospitals. Beirut Relief Efforts: Our hearts go out to those affected by the explosions in Beirut. Today we announced a commitment of $100,000 to the Lebanese Red Cross to provide critical resources, including food, shelter & medical care for the victims. https://t.co/2hRZgf2r4A— American Express (@AmericanExpress) August 13, 2020 Companies like Facebook, Google, P&G, and more have pledged hundreds of thousands of dollars to support Beirut recover from the explosion that shattered the capital and destroyed historic neighborhoods. It is the third week following the blast. Beirut still has a long way to go to return to its former glory – and better – and can use all the help it can get. The journey will be tedious but the enormous amount of support Lebanon is receiving from around the world sparks hope. Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!