The Kardashians Donate $500K To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Kardashians Hurricane Harvey Donation: Family Donates $500000 To Red Cross, Salvation Army

The family's matriarch Kris Jenner took to Twitter to reveal herself and her daughters - Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner - have pledged the hefty amount to help the victims of the natural disaster now sweeping over Texas.

The Kardashian and Jenner family pledged to donate $500,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas after being called upon by some other famous faces to lend financial aide amid the catastrophic flooding.

Sources close to TMZ said that Kim, Kris, Khloe, Kendall, Kylie and Kourtney have donated $500,000 (£387,000) to the Red Cross and The Salvation Army on Tuesday. Join me in donating to @salvationarmyUS at http://HELPSALVATIONARMY.org or text STORM to 51555.

'Having someone like Sandra Bullock make this kind of commitment, it helps bring people together and open their hearts and be even more generous'.

She added: 'We have been watching the heartbreaking footage of the catastrophic flooding in Houston and our hearts go out to the people of Texas'.

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Hart then challenged a number of celebrities including Beyonce, Chris rock, Justin Timberlake, Steve Harvey, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jay Z, Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle. I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the internet.

"My sisters, mom and I accept your challenge Kev!"

"I am working closely with my team at (charity) BeyGOOD as well as my pastor (Rudy Rasmus at St. John's in downtown Houston) to implement a plan to help as many as we can".

He announced his donation saying: "I know a lot of my friends will follow".

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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