Facebook's Donate Button Has Raised $10 Million for Nepal in 2 Days

Network will add $2 million to user contributions

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook users were quick to answer the call for donations to aid earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal. More than $10 million was contributed via the social network's Donate button since it was placed temporarily atop users' News Feed.  

Facebook will also donate $2 million of its own money, with all contributions going to the International Medical Corps' mobile first-aid units.

"It is inspiring to see our community coming together to help people in their time of need," Zuckerberg wrote today on his personal Facebook profile.



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