by Michael dEstries
Categories: Causes
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For better or worse, celebs like Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, Usher, and Elijah Wood are all back up on Twitter today and ready to share. The collective went offline last week on World AIDS Day in an effort to raise $1 million for Alicia Keys’ Keep A Child Alive foundation. Public donations soared to $500K — but it was the very generous matching gift from pharmaceutical exec billionaire Stewart Rahr that took ‘em to the top.

Bravo everyone and hey, at least Ellen is back.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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