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Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today

The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.

THERE’S HARDLY ONE of us who won’t be visiting the main Google search page today.

And from this morning it’s going to look slightly different.

The search giant has included a link to a donation page for the migrant crisis on its main page.

Better still, it’s going to match all donations up to $5 million.

Which isn’t to be sniffed at.

There’s a slight catch in that if you don’t have a Google account it won’t be able to match your donation.

The donation will also only be matched if it’s made to one of the four partners Google has teamed up with: Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres in Ireland), International Rescue Committee, Save The Children, and UNHCR.

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Also, if you would plan to do so, the donations are only tax deductible from within the US.

But they’re only quibbles really. The donation page will remain open until the target of $5 million is reached.

Nice one guys.

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