Celebrities Give Back to Houston Small Businesses in Harvey Relief Effort

$10,000 Awarded to Small Business Owners Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Style Magazine Newswire | 9/6/2017, 11:49 a.m.
In response to the Hurricane Harvey tragedy, the Texas Black Expo, a nonprofit organization, has partnered with Emmy Award-winning producer, ...
Actresses Wendy Raquel Robinson ("Steve Harvey Show," "The Game") and Kym Whitley ("The Parkers," "That's So Raven," "Raising Whitley") as well as comedian Michael Cornly ("What's Love Got to Do With It," "House Party 3") have also donated to the fund.

WHO: State Rep. Ron Reynolds, District 27

Derrick Reed, Mayor Pro Temp, Pearland

Jerome Love, President, Texas Black Expo

Rushion McDonald, Emmy Award-winning producer and entrepreneur

Janice Wilson, Kidztown Childcare, grant recipient

Angela Senegal, A.S. Physiques, grant recipient

Tracy Petry, Texas Dental, grant recipient

Revis Laws, Laws Services, grant recipient

Dr. Karon Wade, The Dentistry of Dr. Ka-Ron Y. Wade, grant recipient

Bukky Hamed, Bukky Enterprises, grant recipient

Chaun Roberts, Haute Dimensions, grant recipient

Charita Scott, House of Elevated, grant recipient

Terry Gobert, Southern Sound Systems, grant recipient

Lauren Kaplan, Two Sisters Pet Sitters, grant recipient

WHAT: In response to the Hurricane Harvey tragedy, the Texas Black Expo, a nonprofit organization, has partnered with Emmy Award-winning producer, entrepreneur and Houston native Rushion McDonald (“Steve Harvey,” “Family Feud,” “The Jamie Foxx Show”) to raise emergency micro-funding for small businesses affected by the storm. A second group of recipients will receive checks for $1,000 each during a check presentation ceremony to help them keep open the doors to their businesses. The goal of the Hurricane Harvey Small Business Relief Fund is to award $100,000 in micro-grants to small businesses.

WHEN September 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

& WHERE: Westwood Green Building

9494 Southwest Freeway, Ste. 650

Houston, TX 77074