Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in a Saturday evening Instagram post that the tech company will donate $1 million Australian dollars (or about $690, 000 USD) to help Australia recover from a series of bushfires that have ravaged the country in recent weeks.
The infernos have claimed over 25 million acres of Australian land, and killed nearly 1 billion animals since they began in late December, according to some estimates.
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Jeff Bezos wants Amazon to do its part in helping Australia recover from a series of bushfires that have ravaged the country in recent weeks.
Bezos said in a Saturday evening Instagram post that Amazon would be donating $1 million Australian dollars (roughly $690, 000 USD) in “needed provisions and services” to help Australia recover from the devastating fires.
“Our hearts go out to all Australians, the country’s communities, bushland, and wildlife affected by the devastating bushfires,” the company said on its website. “Using Amazon’s unique logistics and innovative technologies, along with cash donations to support organizations on the front line of relief efforts, Amazon is contributing AU$1million to national efforts to provide relief to communities impacted by this natural disaster.”
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