H-E-B CEO donates $5 million to J.J. Watt’s Hurricane Harvey relief fund

J.J. Watt’s original fundraising goal for Hurricane Harvey relief was $200,000. Now, thanks to a $5 million donation Wednesday, he’s exceeded that mark about 135 times over.

The donation came from H-E-B chief executive officer Charles Butt and brought the flood relief fund’s total to about $27 million.

“There are no words to describe when people step up to the plate like that, especially someone here in our home state,” Watt said in the video above. “To show that type of leadership, and I can’t thank you guys enough for everything.”

After thanking H-E-B and its CEO, Watt encouraged people to keep donating to and sharing his relief fund. Watt said he’s keeping the donation page open until Friday, Sept. 15.

Who knows how much he’ll be able to raise before then.

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