Beyonce, Dwayne Johnson and more help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

'I'm going to start a real challenge': Kevin Hart challenges his famous friends including Beyonce and Justin Timberlake to donate money for victims of Hurricane Harvey

Philadelphia native and entertainer Kevin Hart is calling on celebrities to help those effected by Hurricane Harvey.

"I'm blessed that Kevin Hart made a donation, but I feel like he [doesn't] have to do that [challenge]", the 47-year-old rapper told TMZ Wednesday. "I have no clue how big this thing can get, how much money we can raise".

"I'm anxious about the people there like I said my friends, family neighbors and I want to help", he said in a video posted to his Twitter account.

'At this point, I'm going to start a real challenge.

Hart then challenged a number of celebrities including Beyonce, Chris rock, Justin Timberlake, Steve Harvey, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jay Z, Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle.

Well, the stars heard Hart loud and clear and immediately began confirming they donated to Houston, where 30,000 people have been displaced. "And I implore and encourage everybody else who can change and make a change for this to please donate and help out".

Later Monday evening, Hart in another post said he was donating $50,000 instead of $25,000 and had set up a fundraising page online for others to donate as well. "We're praying for your safety in the days to come and we stand with you as you rebuild because we're all in this together".

Beyoncé is working with her charity Beygood and her pastor in the city to assist those affected, telling The Houston Chronicle on Monday that her "heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected".

Jennifer Lopez and her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez posted a video to confirm they were donating 25 grand each to Red Cross relief efforts, and urged fans to give what they could.

The actor took to Instagram on Sunday night and shared a video where he calls on fellow A-listers to provide relief aid to the thousands of people in need.

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