Kevin Hart Pledges $25000 To Hurricane Harvey Relief

HARVEY RELIEF: Where to donate locally

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has already established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which will accept tax deductible flood relief donations.

"I think this is a serious matter", he continued.

"We are now overseas in London and all I can think about is how devastated I am as I look at images of the damage Hurricane Harvey has caused", Drake wrote.

Hart posted a video on Instagram in which he introduced the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge and announced he was donating $25,000 to recovery efforts.

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

While Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on parts of southeast Texas, displacing thousands with unprecedented rain and flooding, Coloradans may be wondering what they can do to help with relief efforts.

In an Instagram video that's been viewed over a million times, he talked about being moved to action after hearing about what is going on in Houston.

Hart then challenged a number of celebrities including Beyonce, Chris rock, Justin Timberlake, Steve Harvey, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jay Z, Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle. "I've been a person that's partaken in several of them but at this point I'm going to start a real challenge".

Toronto native Drake, who has lived in Houston for the last eight years, said that he and DJ Future the Prince are working with local relief groups "to aid and assist the people of Texas in anyway we can and in the most immediate way possible".

Katy Perry also urged viewers to donate while hosting the MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday night. Hart proceeded to namedrop a handful of celebrities he wants to step up and donate.

"I am praying for the safety of all those affected".

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