By Jon Wiederhorn
(RADIO.COM) – Beyoncé has pledged to assist her hometown of Houston, TX, which has been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The celebrity has vowed to assist “as many as we will” from the devastation that has pressured greater than 30,000 individuals to vacate the town, as rescue efforts to seek out these trapped of their houses proceed. Flooding in Houston has killed at the least 14 individuals. It’s but unknown how a lot property injury the storm has prompted, however CNN stories it could possibly be as a lot as $forty billion and solely 15 % of house owners have flood insurance coverage.
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“My coronary heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I stay in fixed prayer for these affected and for the rescuers who’ve been so courageous and decided to take action a lot to assist,” Beyoncé stated in a press release to the Houston Chronicle.
She added that she and her individuals are discussing the perfect methods to offer assist to these in want. “I’m working intently with my staff at BeyGOOD in addition to my pastor to implement a plan to assist as many as we will,” she stated.
BeyGOOD launched in 2013 together with the Mrs. Carter World Tour and is the charity umbrella for Beyoncé’s international philanthropy.
Different artists, together with Drake and Travis Scott have contributed to fundraising efforts and nation star Chris Younger donated $one hundred,000 and arrange a Go Fund Me web page for others to contribute.
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