Kardashians Donate $500,000 Aid for Hurricane Harvey Victims, The Rock, Jennifer Lopez Donate Too

News by Riya Published on 30 Aug,2017 Updated on 30 Aug,2017

Hurricane Harvey has caused major destruction in Houston and many other cities in Texas since the storm hit the areas on August 25, last Friday. As many as 10 people have died while dozens have been injured, and many celebrities, from Kardashians to Jennifer Lopez, have come forward with a generous amount of donation for the affected. 

On August 28, Monday, Kevin Hart launched the ''Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge.'' The comedian called many of his A-list friends like Beyoncé, Jay-z, Dwayne Johnson ( The Rock), Dave Chapelle and Justin Timberlake among others to match his $25,000 donation.

The Kardashian-Jenner Clan together

The Kardashian-Jenner Clan together

The Kardashians, however, decided to donate more than just $25,000. One of the Kardashian sisters, Khloe Kardashian, tweeted on August 29, Tuesday that the Kardashian-Jenner clan has decided to donate Five hundred thousand to the Hurricane Harvey victims.

She tweeted:

 Other to join the list were Jennifer Lopez who pledged to donate $25,000 along with her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez who pledged to donate $25,000 of his own. Dwayne Johnson( The Rock) posted an emotional Instagram video pledging to support as well. 

Another celebrity to match Hart's donation was DJ Khaled, but, it was Chris Brown who took things to next level by donating $100,000 to Texas. Queen Bey, Beyoncé, came out in support as well. She issued a statement that read:

 My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuer who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help,” the statement read. "I am working closely with my team at BeyGOOD as well as my pastor (Rudy Rasmus at St. John’s in downtown Houston) to implement a plan to help as many as we can.

You can also donate to the victims of Hurricane Harvey through The Salvation Army, The Greater Houston Community Foundation and The Red Cross.