As Hurricane Harvey continues to cause destruction in Houston and other parts of Texas’ Gulf Coast, many noteworthy Texans have taken to social media to offer their prayers and financial support to victims.
Beyonce, perhaps one of the most famous Houston natives, posted a heartfelt message to those affected.
“Texas, you are in my prayers,” reads the singer’s post.
Other noteworthy Houstonians, including Hilary Duff and former Destiny’s Child member, Kelly Rowland posted similar messages to their social media accounts.
— Randy Quaid (@RandyRRQuaid) August 27, 2017
— Hilary Duff (@HilaryDuff) August 28, 2017
On Sunday, J.J. Watt, a defensive end for the Houston Texans, launched a flood relief campaign that, according to CBS Sports, has raised over $350,000 for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) August 27, 2017
Here is what a few other noteworthy people, both natives and non-natives of Texas, had to say:
— ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic) August 27, 2017
Thank you to all the first responders and people helping each other out. That's what we do as Americans. Here's one way you can help now. https://t.co/iGfE8rAoAu
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 27, 2017
If you are in the path of #HurricaneHarvey, please be safe and know the whole country is thinking of you.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 25, 2017