Celebrities Mobilize To Raise Money For Harvey Victims

01 September, 2017, 01:22 | Author: Pamela Mathis
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Many celebrities have taken to social media to share how they're helping those in Houston, Texas, who have been affected by the devastating flooding and chaos.

The Kardashian ladies just donated $500K to Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts. I accept your challenge. I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to donate $25,000 to Hurricane Harvey, to Red Cross.

According to storm statisticians at America's National Weather Service, Texas has never seen a storm like the category four Hurricane Harvey - some areas have had nearly 50 inches of rain dumped since Friday night (25Aug17).

"My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so fearless and determined to do so much to help. We have been watching the heartbreaking footage of the catastrophic flooding in Houston and our hearts go out to the people of Texas".

R&B singer Beyonce, who is a native of Houston, has been in direct contact with important figures in the city to try and orchestrate a big plan to help out the victims in her hometown.




Rapper Wall says, "Some people lost everything; their life savings, all their clothes, possessions. Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody".

On Monday comedian Kevin Hart announced he was donating $50,000 (£39,000) and called on his friends Dwayne Johnson, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld and Justin Timberlake to do the same.

Hurricane Harvey has already dumped a historic 11 trillion gallons of water on Texas - with another 27 inches of rain falling so far and another 23 inches expected to come within the next few days. Let's all push a button, let's help.

He later added, "This is a serious moment right now". We must all stand together in times of need!

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