The Kardashians Donate $500K To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

So, the contribution from each member certainly won't hurt either of them financially, but it will help out a lot of the victims of this awful storm.

Although the Kardashians were not tagged in Hart's original post, Kris Jenner and her daughters answered his plea within a day, adding how she and her family were so moved by the "heartbreaking footage" of the flood victims. "We survived the eye of Andrew and became stronger - so will you". She said in a statement: "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".

On Tuesday, Kardashian West tweeted, "Houston we are praying for you!"

Drake took to Instagram to say he was "working with local relief groups to aid and assist the people of Texas in anyway we can and in the most immediate way possible".

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The reality stars follow some of the biggest names in entertainment who've stepped up to support the cause.

Hurricane Harvey has already dumped a historic 11 trillion gallons of water on Texas - with another 27 inches of rain falling so far and another 23 inches expected to come within the next few days. He challenged his celebrity friends to contribute. T.I. wrote on Instagram.

'At this point, I'm going to start a real challenge. Beyoncé announced in a statement that she's working with BeyGOOD, her philanthropic initiative, to help as many people as possible affected by the storm; Lady Gaga tweeted that she was "making relief donations"; Katy Perry, during her hosting gig at the Video Music Awards, urged viewers to donate to the Red Cross. His goal is now to raise $1.5 million. It's raised more than $190,000 and he personally gave $100,000.

  • Carlos Nash