JJ Watt Raises $500K For Houston Flood Victims in 24 Hours; Raises The Goal To $1M

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Currently, the entire Houston area is absolutely drenched with rain water after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and much of the city is still under water and people are in need of help.

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt took to social media over the weekend announcing the launch of a fundraiser to assist with the recovery efforts, calling on fans, celebrities to give as much as they can to help out.

In less than two hours, he had raised $200K. In 24 hours time, he had raised $500K, with $50K coming from newly acquired point guard Chris Paul.

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