Apple has announced that it will be donating $1 million to aid recovery and rebuilding efforts in Southern California following a series of devastating forest fires that have caused billions of dollars in damage.

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"Our thoughts are with all those affected by the fires in Southern California, including our colleagues, friends and their families," an Apple spokesperson said, in a statement provided to KTLA reporter Rich DeMuro.


Apple also usually facilitates Red Cross donations from the public through iTunes in these situations, but it has yet to do so.

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ross1998 Avatar
58 months ago
1 million when the company is worth almost 1 trillion?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dr. Echsel Avatar
58 months ago
1 million when the company is worth almost 1 trillion?
They aren’t required to donate anything.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vvs14 Avatar
58 months ago
1 million when the company is worth almost 1 trillion?
They are a company. Not a charity. They still donate for every natural disaster that happens anywhere in the world. Do you want them to donate 10 or 100 million for every natural disaster that happens all over the world?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Princess Cake Avatar
58 months ago
Good on them but by comparison that'd be like the average Joe donating a quarter.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Fall Under Cerulean Kites Avatar
58 months ago
1 million when the company is worth almost 1 trillion?
How much did you donate?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BornAgainMac Avatar
58 months ago
I wish California would get more rain.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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