Donald Trump and Melania Trump Donate $1 Million to 12 Charities for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump detailed their personal donation of $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort to a dozen different charities.

· Reach out America – $100,000
· Red Cross – $300,000
· Salvation Army – $300,000
· Samaritan’s Purse – $100,000
· ASPCA – $25,000
· Catholic Charities – $25,000
· Direct Relief – $25,000
· Habitat for Humanity – $25,000
· Houston Humane Society – $25,000
· Operation Blessing – $25,000
· Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies – $25,000
· Team Rubicon – $25,000

The groups include Team Rubicon, a disaster response team formed by military veterans and faith based groups such as Catholic Charities, Operation Blessing, and Samaritan’s Purse. Trump also donated to the Houston Humane Society for pet rescues and adoptions.

The Trumps thanked the members of the White House Press corp for sending the White House some recommendations of worthy charitable organizations.

“The President and First Lady witnessed the work of some of these groups first hand while visiting with hurricane survivors, first responders, volunteers, and Federal, State, and local officials, and are proud to further assist the recovery efforts in Texas,” the statement read from the White House.


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