on Wednesday, and the damage is already piling up. Luckily, two of the world's most valuable tech companies are donating to help the victims.
On Wednesday, Google CEO Sundar Pinchai said the company will donate $1 million to recovery efforts for Hurricane Michael. Additionally, Google has activated SOS alerts for people living in the affected areas.
Cook grew up in the Florida Gulf Coast and says that it holds a special place in his heart. This isn't the first time Apple has donated to hurricane relief -- or even the first time this year. Just last monthin response to Hurricane Florence. In 2017 it donated $5 million to help , in addition to .
Google also raised $1 million for Hurricane Florence.
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
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