With Texans still reeling from the aftermath of crippling cold weather, several big named individuals have stepped up to aid their fellow Americans.
The fundraiser kicked off on Thursday and has already brought in $2 million. Five charity organizations across the state are set to receive the money.
Houston native Beyoncé teamed up with Adidas and Bread of Life through her nonprofit BeyGood to provide relief aid. Reese Witherspoon’s nearly three million Twitter followers managed to overwhelm the Houston Mutual Aid to the point where they asked donors to hold off so they could process the requests.
Former Baltimore Ravens cornerback Pierre Desir gave 10,000 meals to the Houston Food Bank, while the Dallas Wings WNBA team is matching all donations up to $6,000.