St. Louis Cardinal’s infielder Matt Carpenter shall be donating $10,000 to these impacted by Hurricane Harvey for each house run he hits for the remainder of the season.
Carpenter introduced this in a collection of tweets Monday. He and his spouse lived in Houston for many of their lives, and Carpenter stated it nonetheless has a particular place of their hearts.
“We’re praying onerous for the individuals of Houston,” Carpenter tweeted.
The hurricane introduced devastating quantities of rain to a few of Texas’s most populated cities, together with Houston, Austin and San Antonio. By the point the storm ends, some areas might see greater than 50 inches of rain, the New York Occasions reported.
Houston didn’t order evacuations earlier than the storm, leaving many residents trapped in flooding houses.