Google, Larry Page Pledge $30 Million for Ebola Relief Efforts

Google, Larry Page Pledge $30 Million for Ebola Relief Efforts

and its co-founder Larry Page have announced commitments totaling $30 million in support of efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

On Monday, Google pledged $10 million in emergency donations to organizations working in countries most affected by the deadly virus. Recipients include , the , , , , , and the . In addition, the company has launched an through which it will match donations on a two-to-one basis, up to $5 million, made via , with the goal of raising $7.5 million for Ebola relief efforts. Donations raised through the campaign will be evenly distributed among four nonprofits — IRC, MSF, PIH, and Save the Children.

Page also announced that his will donate $15 million to address the Ebola outbreak in the region. Other support to date from tech-industry philanthropists include a total of $100 million from the , $50 million from the , and $25 million from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan.

"Our hearts go out to everyone whose lives have been touched by this tragedy," Page wrote in a Google Blog post.

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