AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Sitting in front of an American flag, actor Matthew McConaughey took to Twitter to announce a virtual benefit happening in the next two weeks to help Texans impacted by last week’s catastrophic winter storm.
The famous Austinite said he and his wife Camilla’s ‘Just Keep Livin’ Foundation’ will coordinate with other like-minded organizations.READ MORE: Dallas Carter Alum Sha'Carri Richardson Notches Win At Olympic Trials
“The storm has left so many Texans without the bare necessities they need to survive,” he said in a video tweet. “Camila and I are presently working with some wonderful organizations on the ground in Texas, and we know help is going to be needed for a while.”
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— Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) February 22, 2021
McConaughey will release more details via his Instagram account later on. He said he also plans on giving more updates on how people can help Texans get back to being Texans.MORE NEWS: Texas Deputy Constable's Wife, Stepdaughter Shot During Home Invasion, Police Say
“If you’re a ‘have,’ please go help a ‘have-not,’” he said. “Right now is the best time to safely check on your neighbors. Go knock on a door, go volunteer.”