Kevin Hart, Chris Young donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Local Red Cross volunteers head to Texas for Hurricane Harvey help

Local Red Cross volunteers head to Texas for Hurricane Harvey help

Read on for a selection of messages from across social media.

Philadelphia funnyman Kevin Hart got serious in a challenge to support people impacted by flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey and he hopes some celebrity friends join him. "Some meaningful, some meaningless, but we've all done 'em", the actor said in the clip.

'Serious moment right now, I've just been caught up to speed with everything that's going on in Houston and this s*** is unbelievable, ' Hart states in the video. "I'm going to lead the charge and step up in this way".

"We are now overseas in London and all I can think about is how devastated I am as I look at images of the damage Hurricane Harvey has caused", Drake wrote. "People are in bad shape and they're gonna need help".

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Hart committed to giving $25,000 in what he's calling "the Hurricane Relief Challenge". Lets go @therock@beyonce @chrisrock Jay Z Dave Chappelle @jerryseinfeild @iamsteveharveytv@justintimberlake #HurricaneHarveyReliefChallenge #prayforhouston.I am getting a link together now people.

"I think when you do it you should tag someone else", Hart instructed.

Hart isn't the only celebrity to come forward and donate thousands to help those affected by the powerful storm. "My heart hurts for Houston and I truly want to help", he added, before dropping the real bombshell, that he was increasing his donation to $50,000, and expecting others to do the same.

Country musician Chris Young began a GoFundMe campaign for Harvey relief efforts with a $100,000 donation of his own, which has since drawn more than $43,000 more from 595 additional donations.

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