Drake Donates $200,000 To The Houston Flood Relief
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, parts of southern Texas are still struggling to rebuild. Many celebrities have stepped up to help out.
Rapper Drake has pledged $200,000 to NFL superstar J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund.
He made the announcement on August 31st via a video on his Instagram account, where he encouraged fans to help out in any way possible.
“To the resilient people of Houston and the entire state of Texas, I would like to send you all of our love and all of our prayers,” said Drake in a video posted to his Instagram. “To the brave men and women that have assisted in aid, relief, and rescue, your actions are truly heroic. My good friend, J.J Watt, started a fund raising effort through YouCaring and I’ve donated $200,000 towards it.”
Drake is among over 98 thousand other donators, who helped reach the Relief Fund to its original goal of $10 million.