Facebook partners with business and nonprofits to offer help in crisis


Facebook today announced it would allow certain businesses to post to Community Help, where they may offer aid during a crisis. Hopefully this will make it easier for people to get efficient, organized help. At present, the company is partnering with Direct Relief, Feeding America, Lyft, Chase, the International Medical Corps, the California Department of Forestry and Fire, and Save the Children. It also says it’s looking to partner with more companies in the future. During a crisis, companies can post offers of aid and relief to the Community Help page for things such as transportation, food, shelter, and clothing.…

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