Beyonce, Dwayne Johnson and more help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Posted August 30, 2017

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Celebrities have stepped up to the plate to assist those in need following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and other parts of Texas.

"I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the Internet, some meaningful, some meaningless, but we've all done them".

A young boy sleeps at the George R. Brown Convention Center that has been set up as a shelter for evacuees escaping the floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.

"We saw this after the Boston Marathon bombing", she said. Singers like Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown accepted the challenge (Brown donated $100,000), while actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said that while he personally would donate $25,000, his businesses would also donate the same amount.

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"I'm calling this the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge".

So much of Texas is still reeling from Hurricane Harvey. At this point, this a serious matter.

Rapper Drake on Monday shared a photo of Texas on Instagram where said he would also be helping with relief efforts alongside his collaborator, Future the Prince. He asked The Rock, Beyoncé, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Z, Steve Harvey, Jerry Seinfeld, and Justin Timberlake to support the hurricane relief efforts with monetary donations.

His video came a day after he posted his original challenge, asking fellow artists to donate at least $25,000 to his hurricane relief fund.

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"I think people are in bad shape, they need help", said Hart.

Texas, we are thinking about you and we love you and we're here for you.

He took to Twitter to give an update regarding the donation and said that he made a decision to increase it to $50,000.

The Federal Trade Commission has put together a list of precautions before you donate.

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