Beyonce reportedly visited her hometown to help Harvey victims. The recent mass flooding caused by the recent hurricane has made thousands of Houston residents lose their homes. According to the Daily Edge, since 2005, the Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States, causing at least 70 deaths. FEMA director, Brock Long said that the recovery period would take many years. He further added that the losses are estimated to be between $70 billion to $200 billion, which is mostly sustained by uninsured residents.

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On Friday, the "Single Ladies" singer was spotted handing out foods and supplies to Hurrican Harvey victims. Beyonce and her mother have flown home to Houston to join in helping the relief effort for the survivors.

'Houston is my home'

Together with her mother Tina Knowles, daughter Blue Ivy and former bandmate Michelle Williams, they visited St. Johns Church to speak personally with the victims. “This today is a celebration of survival. Y’all are my family. Houston is my home,” the singer said to the people. She further added, “That thing that really matters is your health, your children, and your family.”

The three generations of Knowles have joined the head of St. Johns Church, Pastor Rudy Rasmus in handing victims some supplies and foods. According to reports, Beyonce has sponsored 400 luncheons for the people during her visit. The 36-year old singer’s BeyGOOD Foundation has partnered with the Bread of Life, a Houston-based non-profit organization in raising funds for the victims.

More celebrities are helping

Not only Beyonce but numerous Hollywood celebrities have come forward to help the victims affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Famous celebrities including Jennifer Garner, Jamie Foxx, and Ariana Grande have donated money to charities to aid in the relief effort. Just recently, Jamie Foxx announced on his social media page his plan to organize a telethon to raise a fund for the Houston victims. The fund raiser event will be joined by few celebrities including Hilary Duff, Ariana Grande rapper Bun B, Blake Shelton and Reese Witherspoon.

In addition to the telethon event, other Hollywood celebrities have donated money to help the residents affected. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation was reported to have donated one million dollars to the charities helping the victims. Kim Kardashian has recently posted on her social media page that she and her family will collectively donate a $500,000 to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army