Stories September 19

Google donating up to $2 million for Hurricane Florence, Typhoon Mangkhut recovery

Ahead of hurricanes and other natural disasters, Google often activates its SOS Alert feature to get emergency information to users in impacted areas. That was the case with Hurricane Florence, with the company now matching up to $1 million in donations for recovery efforts. The company is also contributing to Typhoon Mangkhu relief. Stories April 24

Google expands job search tool to India, commits $5 million to ‘finding new solutions’ for the job market

Last year Google launched a powerful job search tool for users available right in Google Search. After refining that tool over time, the company is now launching it in the Indian market. Stories December 8, 2017

Googlers and donated $260 million to nonprofits in 2017

In light of hurricanes, attacks, and other disasters this year, Google has provided aid through donations and employee matching initiatives. In 2017, employees and the philanthropic arm gave $260 million to nonprofits. Stories October 12, 2017

During an address in Pittsburg today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced several initiatives aimed at boosting opportunity and jobs in light of how technology is expected to replace many in the future. “Grow with Google” is centered around training Americans, while a grant will provide non-profits with $1 billion over the next few years.

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Google working to provide Hurricane Irma relief, matching donations dollar-for-dollar

Hurricane Irma absolutely devastated portions of the Carribean, Florida Keys, and the state of Florida itself. While many were able to escape the storm or ride it out safely, many buildings and homes were destroyed. Today, Google has announced how it plans to help with relief efforts. Stories August 28, 2017

While Hurricane Harvey made landfall over the weekend, the impact of the natural disaster is still ongoing for the people of Texas and surrounding areas. Google and their philanthropic arm has launched a number of efforts in response, including offering Project Fi credits for those in affected regions.

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