List Of Hurricane Harvey Relief Support From The World Of Sports

Here’s a collaborative list of Hurricane Harvey donations and support efforts throughout the sports world. Also, how you can help.

During hard times, it’s always amazing to see how people can come together to make a difference. In a lot of ways, sports can be a blueprint for how to overcome trials and tribulations in life. Many athletes, organizations and leagues have joined the fight to provide relief to those victimized by the effects of Hurricane Harvey.

Here’s a list of donations and contributions from the world of sports:

  • J.J. Watt, Houston Texans ($100,000 personally. His fund has raised more than $14 million)
  • Chris Paul, Houston Rockets ($75,000)
  • Scott Kazmir, Los Angeles Dodgers ($130,000)
  • Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals ($10,000 for each home run he hits from Aug. 28 until the end of the season)
  • Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals ($10,000 for each home run Carpenter hits from Aug. 28 until the end of the season)
  • Brian Cushing (Houston Texans) and his wife ($50,000)
  • Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels ($27,000)
  • Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys ($21,000)
  • Jay Bruce, Cleveland Indians (Matching up to $100,00)
  • Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars ($50,000)
  • Chris Stroud, golfer ($10,000 and 10 percent of his earnings at TPC Boston)
  • Sergio Garcia, golfer ($2,000 for every birdie and $5,000 for every eagle during the FedEx Cup)
  • Michael Bennett, Seattle Seahawks ($25,000 and started a fund raising campaign)
  • Alex Rodriguez ($25,000)
  • Dikembe Mutombo ($50,000)
  • Kelvin Sampson, Houston Cougars basketball coach (Collecting t-shirts and sneakers from basketball coaches around the country)
  • Todd Whitting, Houston Cougars baseball coach (Collecting t-shirts and sneakers from baseball coaches around the country)
  • Leslie Alexander, Houston Rockets owner ($10 million)
  • Bob McNair, Houston Texans owner ($1 million)
  • Amy Adams Strunk, Tennessee Titans owner ($1 million)
  • Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys owner ($1.1 million)
  • Robert Kraft, New England Patriots (Will match American Red Cross donations up to $1 million)
  • Houston Astros ($4 million)
  • Minnesota Vikings ($300,000)
  • Green Bay Packers ($100,000)
  • Houston Texans ($1 million)
  • Detroit Lions ($1 million)
  • New York Jets ($1 million)
  • Dallas Cowboys ($1 million, hosting a telethon after cancelled preseason game vs. Texans)
  • Baltimore Ravens ($1 million)
  • Cincinnati Bengals (Donating net proceeds from tickets sold to Sept. 14 game vs. Texans)
  • Texas Rangers ($1 million and the charitable half from three home game raffles)
  • Arthur Blank, Atlanta Falcons owner (Will match up to $1 million)
  • Sacramento Kings ($100,000)
  • Tampa Bay Rays (Donating all revenue from the three-game series between the Astros and Rangers being played at Tropicana Field)
  • Los Angeles Lakers ($100,000)
  • Tennessee Titans Foundation ($25,000)
  • Baylor football (Free admission and food to Saturday’s game against Liberty)
  • NBA and NBPA ($1 million)
  • NFL ($1 million)
  • MLB and MLBPA ($1 million)
  • NHL and NHLPA ($200,000)
  • Atlanta Braves ($25,000)
  • PGA Tour ($250,000)
  • Auburn University Athletics donated men’s and women’s apparel and footwear

For further information on ways to contribute the victims of Hurricane Harvey, click here.

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