Titans donate $1 million to help victims of flooding in Texas

But while the efforts of Watt and his peers are inspiring, the areas and people affected by Harvey still need more help.

In fact, his fundraising efforts have gone so well that he has recently upped the ante, trying to top $10 million to go directly to help families in need. The Titans want to be a part of his effort to help the Houston community as it rebuilds. I talked with him earlier today and he was very appreciative.

"Tell me exactly what the people of Houston need most", Ellen asked Watt during the show taping.

"Someone called to say they'd like to donate 11,000 packages of water, which is the most needed", Connie Watt said. Then the goal become $1 million. It was Wednesday afternoon, and the National Football League superstar and his Houston Texans teammates were on a bus, finally heading back home.

Watt was overwhelmed with how many people were donating and said,"I think that it's been an unbelievable display of what can happen when people come together". You know, we've got guys here who are seeing their families back home who have young kids, who have wives, and they can't get back there and it's a helpless feeling. The recovery efforts are going to be massive.

As of Monday, the Texans' facilities at NRG Field remained undamaged by the storm.

Watt is determined to do all he can to help the citizens of Houston as they face a long road of recovery.

Texans' owner Bob McNair donated $1 million to the United Way.

The donation is in addition to the $25,000 the Titans Foundation donated to the Red Cross last weekend. The donations will be directed to the Houston Flood Relief Fund established at youcaring.com by Houston Texan's defensive star J.J. Watt.

ABC, which is owned by Disney, will also host a Day of Giving on-air Thursday, with the network's TV, radio and digital teams appealing to the public throughout the day to donate to the American Red Cross to benefit victims of Harvey.

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