The Kardashians have stepped up to the plate in a huge way to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell us Kim, Kris, Khloe, Kendall, Kylie and Kourtney gave $500,000 to The Red Cross and The Salvation Army Tuesday. We’re told the money will be wired and will be split evenly.
The Kardashians were touched by the courage and bravery of those in Houston battling the storm and those helping with relief efforts.
The donation is one of a number made by celebs since Kevin Hart started a movement Monday challenging other Hollywood heavyweights to pitch in.
With a tropical storm continuing to devastate residents of Houston, Texas, the 38-year-old comedian launched the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge Monday to support relief efforts in the area.He donated $25,000 and asked Beyoncé, Dave Chappelle, Jay-Z, Dwayne Johnson, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and Justin Timberlake to match his donation.
« Keep your head up Houston and keep your faith, » Hart wrote Tuesday. « I love you all and my prayers are with you! »
In 18 hours, Hart’s CrowdRise page has received $291,274 in donations from 2,154 people.