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How to Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

People wishing to contribute to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts may consider the online fundraising campaign started by Houston Texans star J.J. Watt.

Watt started by donating $100,000 of his own money to a Youcaring account. He progressively raised the campaign goal as donations poured in - from an original $2 million to $10 million, as of Thursday evening. Most notable were $1 million donations from Texans owner Amy Adams Strunk, a $1 million match by the NFL Foundation and a $1 million gift from Ellen Degeneres.

Other Options

Here are a few other Hurricane Harvey funds to consider:

Do Your Homework

Be wary of criminals who ooze to the surface to prey on Good Samaritans. Charity Navigator features a list of legitimate organizations assisting with Harvey relief efforts.


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