Kardashian Family Donating $500000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

'Our hearts go out': Kardashian family donates whopping $500k to Hurricane Harvey relief... after Kevin Hart challenges stars to give $25k

Kim Kardashian has announced her family are donating $500,000 (£387k) to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund.

"My daughters and I accept your challenge", Jenner said on Instagram Tuesday. In a tweet on Tuesday, Kim Kardashian West announced that she, her mother Kris, and her sisters will be pledging $500,000 to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army. "Harvey has accumulated a total of 49.32 inches of rain so far, which breaks the former record of 48" set in Medina, TX in 1978.

Kim Kardashian and her famous family have pledged to donate half a million dollars to charities helping the victims of tropical storm Harvey. The rain levels also come close to the all-time US rainfall record from a tropical cyclone, which was 52 inches in Hawaii from Hurricane Hiki in 1950.

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R&B singer Beyonce, who is a native of Houston, has been in direct contact with important figures in the city to try and orchestrate a big plan to help out the victims in her hometown. "We have been watching the heartbreaking footage of the catastrophic flooding in Houston and our hearts go out to the people of Texas".

The former Destiny's Child singer, from Houston, said: "I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so courageous and determined to do so much to help". It's sad. We definitely weren't expecting it to be this bad.

In a video he shared in response to Hart's request, he said: 'Kevin Hart, you issued the Hurricane Harvey challenge, I appreciate you brother, I just donated my $25,000 to the Red Cross.

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He wrote: "HISTORIC rainfall in Houston, and all over Texas".

He later added, "This is a serious moment right now". It's hard to fully appreciate the impact, in part because it isn't over yet. We need to come together.

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