In the week following the violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., on August 12, the Anti-Defamation League saw a 1,000% spike in donations compared to an average week, it says.
The number of donations made online also rose 600% versus the average. More than half of the online donations came from first-time donors.
The ADL declines to share dollar-amounts of its donations.
The notable list of corporate donors in the past nine days includes Apple ($1 million, and it will match employee donations), Uber, JPMorgan ($500,000), and the dating app Bumble. MGM Resorts will match all ADL donations that its employees make.
James Murdoch gave a $1 million individual donation, saying, “I can’t even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis.”
Separately, Arnold Schwarzenegger donated $100,000 to the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
In a statement about the spike in donations, ADL spokesperson Betsaida Alcantara listed those companies, as well as …
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