Dreamforce 2017 Raises Millions For Hurricane and Wildfire Victims

Dreamforce is more than just a tech conference — it's all about "giving back." The largest tech conference in the world raised millions that will go toward helping hurricane-affected communities and those affected by the deadly North Bay fires.

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Riya Bhattacharjee/ NBC Bay Area
Salesforce is working with World Vision to assemble 1,500 backpacks full of school supplies which will be distributed to communities impacted by deadly hurricanes in Miami, Houston and Puerto Rico. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Riya Bhattacharjee/ NBC Bay Area
Salesforce is working with World Vision to assemble 1,500 backpacks full of school supplies which will be distributed to communities impacted by deadly hurricanes in Miami, Houston and Puerto Rico. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Riya Bhattacharjee/ NBC Bay Area
Salesforce is working with World Vision to assemble 1,500 backpacks full of school supplies which will be distributed to communities impacted by deadly hurricanes in Miami, Houston and Puerto Rico. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
Salesforce is working with World Vision to assemble 1,500 backpacks full of school supplies which will be distributed to communities impacted by deadly hurricanes in Miami, Houston and Puerto Rico. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
Salesforce is working with World Vision to assemble 1,500 backpacks full of school supplies which will be distributed to communities impacted by deadly hurricanes in Miami, Houston and Puerto Rico. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Riya Bhattacharjee/NBC Bay Area
Attendees also sent handwritten notes of support with the backpacks. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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riya Bhattacharjee/NBC Bay Area
The backpacks will also have notes of support handwritten by attendees themselves. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
The four-day conference raised millions that will go toward helping UCSF Benioff's Children's Hospitals, send essentials to hurricane-affected communities and raise funds to help those affected by the deadly North Bay fires. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
More than 170,000 people visited Dreamforce in San Francisco. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
More "Dreamojis" filled the floors at Dreamforce. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Riya Bhattacharjee/ NBC Bay Area
Cody the bear is one of the "Dreamojis" - Dreamforce emoji - for this year's conference. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Cathy Rainone
Kids code during Dreamforce in San Francisco. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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There was also a giant lego corner at Dreamforce, this one featured the Golden Gate Bridge. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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Riya Bhattacharjee/ NBC Bay Area
There was also a giant lego corner at Dreamforce, this one featured the Salesforce Tower. (Nov. 7, 2017)
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