By Cindy Nations
Update September 15, 2017
Well, you’ve probably heard by now that JJ Watt has set up a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey (if not, please see below.) It started out as a way to provide some assistance and help out with the hurricane relief efforts. The fundraising goal was $200,000.00. The response was overwhelming! As of this moment, the campaign has been shared over 500,000 times, more than 208,000 people have donated and the total raised so far is $34,348,262!
The fundraising portion of JJ’s campaign ends today at 5:00 p.m. central time.
August 30, 2017
There are lots of organizations accepting donations to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. One that you may not have heard of is being coordinated by J.J. WATT.
#99 Defensive End of the Houston Texans, known for crushing quarterbacks on the football field, is known off the field for his compassion and altruism. He truly cares about people and constantly uses his celebrity status to help others in need.
Mr. Watt has started a funding campaign to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The response has been overwhelming! He has already raised $5 MILLION DOLLARS!
You can rest assured that this money will be used to provide aid and support to those in need. Let’s help him reach the next goal of $7 million dollars.