Beyoncé promises to ‘help as many as we can’ in Houston

In a statement released exclusively to her hometown newspaper, the world’s most famous Houstonian, Beyoncé Knowles pledged to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show in 2016. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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“My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help,”  the pop superstar told the Houston Chronicle.

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She went on to say that she is “working closely with my team at BeyGOOD as well as my pastor (Rudy Rasmus at St. John’s in downtown Houston) to implement a plan to help as many as we can.”

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Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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