Chris Young Gives Back To Hurricane Victims

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Chris Young might not be from the Lone Star state, but that isn't stopping him from giving back to those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

On Sunday, Chris took to Facebook to announce he set up a Gofundme account that will go directly to benefit the Red Cross in it’s efforts to help those in Texas. The "Losing Sleep" singer kicked off the page by donating $100,000, in hopes that his fans would follow suit and help the cause.

Chris Young talks about helping Hurricane Harvey victims. OC:…little bit helps. :19

“I have friends and family there, and I’m fairly positive my house down there may have to be torn down as it was in one of the hardest hit areas by wind and flooding. But that’s the least of my concern. I’m worried about the people there…Like I said, my friends, family, neighbors…and I want to help. Please go to Gofundme.com/HarveyRelief. I love you guys and every little bit helps.”

Several other country stars have posted about the tragedy, from Miranda Lambert and Charles Kelley to Blake Shelton and Chris Janson.

The Red Cross is serving about 130,000 meals a day in Texas right now, so they need all the help they can get.

Hundreds of thousands of people have lost electricity.

Houston may get another two or more feet of rain over the coming days.

You can donate to Chris' GoFundMe page HERE

As everyone knows, Texas was hit Friday by Hurricane Harvey which made landfall as a category four hurricane, the largest storm to hit the area in decades. Port Aransas, Rockport, Corpus Christi, Houston and so many other places are going to be dealing with so much damage and loss of life for a long time to come. I’m worried about the people there — my friends, family and neighbors — and I want to help. I’m starting this GoFundMe campaign in an effort to help everyone in Texas that has been affected by this hurricane. I’m pledging $100,000 to relief efforts and hope you will join me: http://www.gofundme.com/HarveyRelief

Posted by Chris Young on Sunday, August 27, 2017

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