"I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the Internet, some meaningful, some meaningless, but we've all done them". Gov. Abbott said Sunday that there are 60 boats, 20 helicopters, 600 troopers and 3000 National Guard soldiers mobilized to help rescue people. I know what you're going through.
At that point, Houston native Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child had already posted notes about their hometown on Instagram, sending thoughts and prayers to the state that launched their careers.
Country singer Chris Young pledged to donate $100,000 to those affected. The GoFundMe campaign has so far raised an addiotnal $45,000. More than 30,000 people across the Gulf Coast are likely to seek temporary shelter as the tropical storm continues to drench southeastern Texas and Louisiana with heavy rains and surging floodwaters, The Times reported. "So, I accept the challenge, man, and I implore and encourage everybody else who can change and make a change for this to please donate and help out".
"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", Beyoncé wrote.
Also, during the MTV Video Music Awards Awards on Sunday, host Katy Perry touched upon the catastrophic event.
National Weather Service Says Harvey Is Beyond Anything We've Experienced
Stranded vehicles sit where they got stuck in high water from Hurricane Harvey on Dairy Ashford Drive, August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
DJ Khaled also gave $50,000 to the Red Cross while talk show host Wendy Williams donated $25,000 to the organization.
"Okay, my Harvey Hurricane donation site is now live and set up".
While no one has come forward to answer his challenge just yet, we've got to admit that it's nice to have something to laugh at in spite of the devastation.
Donald Trump will visit Texas on Tuesday, the White House said as tropical storm Harvey brought intense rainfall that threatened "historic" flooding in Houston. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner thanked Hart during a Monday morning news conference.