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PayPal sets new world record: Most money raised online for charity in 24 hours

PayPal has announced that it has been awarded the Guinness World Record for the most money raised online for charity in 24 hours, following a successful campaign in December for #GivingTuesday. It raised $45.8 million for various charities, beating the previous record of $19 million.

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gizmig2154d ago

$45.8 million? Wow! Just hope this money goes into right hands for the right cause.

RetrospectRealm2152d ago

I don't see why it wouldn't? They're giving it to charity. I doubt they're giving it to some off the wall fake charity. It will go to good use.

Stringerbell2153d ago

Crazy they were able to raise so much in such a short time span.

gizmig2152d ago

All depend on who is raising that fund. For example if Google start a fundraiser today I am sure they gonna break this new record too.

WizzroSupreme2153d ago

Good on them. Money may not be the root of all evil – not quite.