R&B Sensation, Beyoncé return to her hometown of Houston to lend a helping hand with relief for Hurricane Harvey.
The category 4 hurricane hit Texas August 25, causing massive flooding and devastation. Over a million people peopled were forced to evacuate their homes; and 60 people were left dead.
Beyoncé paid a visit to her childhood church, St. John’s Church in Houston, Texas. Her mother, Tina Knowles, former group mate Michelle Williams, and daughter Blue Ivy accompanied the singer, on behalf of her foundation BeyGOOD. Tina Knowles and Michelle Williams were there earlier in the day to serve lunch to over 400 survivors. Beyoncé later took to the church stage to give the hurricane victims and church members some words of encouragement.
"I just wanna say that I’m home. This church is my home. I was maybe 9 or 10 years old the first time I sat there where my daughter is sitting,” the "Formation" singer told the crowd. "I sang my first solo here and I just wanna thank you for lifting my family up, for praying for me, and for being such an incredible example of what light and love is. This today is a celebration of survival."
On August 27th, She took to Instagram: “Texas you are in my prayers. 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.”