Kevin Hart launches the #HurricaneHarveyReliefChallenge

29 August, 2017, 00:32 | Author: Courtney Perry
  • Kevin Hart calls out fellow celebrities to help him help raise hurricane relief funds

Comedian Kevin Hart and country musician Chris Young are among the celebrities donating to relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

"I have friends and family there, and I'm nearly certain my house down there may have to be torn down as it was in one of the areas that was hardest hit by winds and flooding", he said in a Twitter video. "I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to follow my lead in donating $25,000". "I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the internet, some meaningful, come meaningless, but we've all done them", Hart said.

He tagged his famous friends including Beyonce, Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Justin Timberlake, Dave Chappelle, Jay Z, and Jerry Seinfeld to help him raise funds.

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


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. I'm going to lead the charge by stepping up in this way'.

As we all know, Hurricane Harvey has devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana. "I'm anxious about the people there - my friends, family and neighbors - and I want to help". He revealed to being emotionally moved to donate after learning about the tragedy, so much that he's egging his celeb pals on to contribute some money too.

Perry urged viewers to donate while hosting MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday night and tweeted a link to the Red Cross' donation efforts to more than 100 million followers on Twitter.

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

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