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Celebrities Responded In A Major Way After Kevin Hart Challenged Them To Donate To Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and nearby towns recently, bringing more than 49 inches of rainfall and causing unprecedented flooding.

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Millions of people around the world are standing in solidarity to support those affected by the devastating aftermath of this natural disaster.

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Including some of Hollywood's biggest celebrities. Overwhelmed with disbelief, Kevin Hart teamed up with the American Red Cross to create the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge.

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He called on a few of his famous friends, like Beyoncé, Dwayne Johnson, and Justin Timberlake, to donate $25K to the fund.

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"I think we've all participated in challenges on the Internet, some meaningful, some meaningless. At this point, I'm going to start a real challenge. I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to follow my lead by donating $25K to Hurricane Harvey and the Red Cross."

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The 38-year-old Philadelphia native then challenged a few more celebs:

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And it didn't take long for the responses to pour in:

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson sent in his donation and is working with his own personal companies to help the relief efforts in Texas.

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Nicki Minaj:

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The Kardashian and Jenner family made a $500K donation to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army:

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Wendy Williams:

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And Beyoncé released this statement to The Houston Chronicle regarding her donation to her native city:

My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help ... I am working closely with my team at 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.

There were also some who happily made a donation, but preferred it to be used by a different organization other than the American Red Cross, like T.I.:

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And Chris Brown, who donated $100K:

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But these weren't the only stars lending a helping hand during this tragic time. Many stepped out on their own to help the cause:

Like Chris Young:

Texas has been hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. I’m donating $100,000 to relief efforts and hope you will join me.…

@chrisyoungmusic / Via Twitter: @ChrisYoungMusic

Lady Antebellum:

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by #HurricaneHarvey.

@ladyantebellum / Via Twitter: @ladyantebellum

The Houston Texans:

Mr. McNair and the #Texans are pledging $1 million dollars to the United Way of Greater Houston Flood Relief Fund.…

@houstontexans / Via Twitter: @HoustonTexans

Lady Gaga:

Praying for Houston what a special place. Making relief donations and sending ❤️.

@ladygaga / Via Twitter: @ladygaga

JJ Watt:

$1 MILLION! New Goal: $1.5 Million

@jjwatt / Via Twitter: @JJWatt

The Supernatural cast raised over $100K:

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Houston Astros:

Jim Crane, the ownership group and our Foundation will donate $4 million to the relief efforts aiding the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

@astros / Via Twitter: @astros

Ezekiel Elliott:

Giving $21k to @SalvationArmyUS #Harvey2017 relief. I challenge @dak @DezBryant & @dallascowboys fans to join me.

@ezekielelliott / Via Twitter: @EzekielElliott

The Dallas Cowboys and cheerleaders:

$109,660 raised in just two hours for the Hurricane Harvey relief fund! Thank you to everyone who called and donate…

@dccheerleaders / Via Twitter: @DCCheerleaders

Houston Rockets:

Statement from Leslie Alexander and the Houston Rockets.

@houstonrockets / Via Twitter: @HoustonRockets

And Ellen DeGeneres:

@theellenshow / Via Twitter: @TheEllenShow

Our thoughts are with Houston and those affected by the hurricane.

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