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Patagonia gives away $10M environmental groups


(CNN)-- Patagonia's Black Friday sales hit a record-breaking  $10-million dollars and they're donating all of it!
That amount is five times more than what the outdoor clothing and gear company expected to earn--but Patagonia is keeping its promise to give away the sales it brought in on one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

The $10-million dollars will go to nearly 800 environmental groups around the world.

Tthe vice president of environmental activism at Patagonia says the company came up with the idea to  help bring people together after a divisive presidential election.

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