Houston sends relief supplies to Puerto Rico hurricane victims

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Donations from Houston reach Puerto Rico, Miya Shay reports. (KTRK)

The City of Houston sent a plane filled with 55 pallets of supplies to Puerto Rico Thursday.

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Miya Shay is in Puerto Rico as donations are unloaded.



Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the city teamed up with the Houston Astros, United Airlines, and other groups to help the people of Puerto Rico who were hit hard by Hurricane Maria.

Mayor Turner said in light of the outpouring of support for Houston after Harvey, the city can help.

ABC13 reporter Miya Shay traveled with the supplies to Puerto Rico to get a firsthand look at the devastation left behind by the storm.

Astros helping to send 240,000 pounds of supplies to Puerto Rico
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Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for his native Puerto Rico.

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Carlos Beltran and his wife are raising money to aid Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico.

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