Toyota, Facebook among many companies donating millions to Harvey relief efforts

While celebrities are making large contributions to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort so are major companies throughout the country.

Toyota announced it and its dealers nationwide have provided a combined relief effort contribution of $3 million. That combined amount includes money to organizations such as The American Red Cross, matching contributions from employees, in-kind donations, volunteers and the donation of pre-owned cars.

In addition to Toyota's contribution, other companies such as Verizon, Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola and Facebook have made large donations to the relief effort.

Verizon pledged $10 million; Apple donated $2 million to the Red Cross and will match employee contributions; and Amazon will match up to $1 million in donations made to the Red Cross through its website.

Facebook said it will match every dollar raised up to $1 million for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Hurricane Harvey Recover Fund. Google said it will match $1 million in donations to the Red Cross. It also matched employee donations.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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