Taylor Swift makes 'sizable' donation to Houston Food Bank

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Saturday, September 2, 2017
Beyonce, more celebs send their thoughts to Houston
Beyonce, more celebs send their thoughts to Houston

HOUSTON -- As Harvey continues to devastate the Houston area, celebrities from all over the United States are showing their support.

On Friday, The Houston Food Bank announced on Facebook that Taylor Swift had made a "sizable" donation in honor of her mother, who is a University of Houston alumna.

Texas-born actor Matthew McConaughey recorded a message encouraging people to "take a minute today and think about what you can give."

DiCaprio's charitable foundation pledged $1 million to the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund on Wednesday, according to Variety. Miley Cyrus donated $500,000 and is accepting donations for relief through her Happy Hippie Foundation.

Selena Gomez, former President Bill Clinton, Justin Bieber and Oprah also expressed their support, while Sandra Bullock made a big donation.

Earlier in the week Beyonce, arguably the most famous Houston native, posted a photo showing her love and support.


Former President Obama tweeted that helping each other out is "what we do as Americans."

As did former President George H.W. Bush and his wife.

Coldplay and Lady Antebellum sent their regrets after cancelling their Houston shows this weekend.

Many celebrities, like Lady Gaga and Drake, are calling for people to make relief donations.

Kim Kardashian West announced that her family would be donating $500,000.

George Strait, who is from San Antonio, said that he'd had family affected by the storm.

Many more celebs also sent their best to Texas.