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Google Will Donate $2 For Every $1 Given By Public To Fight Ebola

Google's aim is to raise $7.5 million to give nonprofits working in West Africa.

Last updated on November 10, 2014, at 12:22 p.m. ET

Posted on November 10, 2014, at 12:22 p.m. ET

Google said Monday it plans to donate $2 for every dollar donated by the public to fight Ebola.

The campaign was announced after Google and CEO Larry Page's foundation donated $25 million to fight the global Ebola crisis.

Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

Google said it plans to raise an additional $7.5 million.

The funds will be distributed to four nonprofits working in West Africa.

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Last week, Facebook added an Ebola button to users' profile pages allowing them to donate.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg also donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the disease.

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