Celebrities react, donate to Hurricane Harvey relief

Beyonce and The Rock challenged to donate $25k to Hurricane Harvey relief by Kevin Hart

And donating directly through a website gets money to a charity faster than a text donation, even though the text might seem easier.

Sedio said emails soliciting money should be a red flag.

"I know that these recovery efforts are going to be massive".

"I just caught up to speed with everything that's happening with Hurricane Harvey, and this shit is unbelievable". He also warned that crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe may have good intentions, but if you can't confirm that the money donated will go where you want it to, you should look at other options. Otherwise, they are generally considered gifts. While numerous funds have been established to provide immediate assistance to rapid relief efforts, CDP's Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund is focused on medium- and long-term needs in the impacted region, like rebuilding homes, infrastructure and businesses while supporting children's well-being, providing mental health services and boosting damaged agricultural sectors.

It doesn't mean there will never be a time or place for such donations " check with relief agencies as time passes.

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He added the caption: I'm calling this the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge.Lets go @therock @beyonce @chrisrock Jay Z Dave Chappelle @jerryseinfeild @iamsteveharveytv @justintimberlake #HurricaneHarveyReliefChallenge #prayforhouston.I am getting a link together now people.

Seniors, the disabled, children and even pets are particularly vulnerable during disasters.

Rapper Drake on Monday shared a photo of Texas on Instagram where said he would also be helping with relief efforts alongside his collaborator, Future the Prince. Again, these charities need money " not boxes of diapers you picked up at Costco.

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund is a vital tool to address the complex variety of medium- and long-term challenges these communities will face as they rebuild and strengthen.

Brown opted not to give to the Red Cross, as he is "skeptical" of the organization, and instead said that he would send his donation directly "to the people".

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