Yelp adding donate buttons for local businesses

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Yelp announced Tuesday that users will soon be able to donate to local businesses from their Yelp pages.

The move is part of a partnership with GoFundMe and the two companies plan to match the first $1 million in donations.

According to Yelp, the fundraisers will begin to appear on the pages of businesses in some of the hardest hit areas starting Tuesday, and it will be rolled out to all eligible businesses nationwide over the next couple days. Businesses included are restaurants, nightlife spots, beauty parlors, and fitness centers.

By tapping the donate button, it will redirect users to the location’s GoFundMe page. The funds are meant for local businesses, which will need to have fewer than five locations to be eligible.

More information about the partnership and a business's eligibility, click here.