The human tragedy unfolding in Houston, Texas this week has touched the hearts of folks all over the country.

And as relief efforts are underway from the usual charitable organizations, not to mention the US government, one very prominent and popular Houstonian has begun an effort that has simply exploded on the internet.

All-Pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, and arguably the most popular athlete in the city, J.J. Watt, has begun a find raising effort that has ballooned to over $6.6 million as of this writing.

You can contribute online and the money will go directly those those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, and other Texas towns.

To find out more about donating, click HERE.