Britney Spears Raising Money for Louisiana Flood Victims
Britney Spears is calling on her fans to help Louisiana residents affected by the the state's devastating flooding.
The pop star has teamed with the American Red Cross and fundraising website Crowd Rise to raise money to support flood victims, offering a chance to win her outfit from her performance at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards or a flight to New York to attend the show and meet her in person. Each $10 donation is an entry to win.
Ten days ago deadly flooding hit southeastern Louisiana around Baton Rouge and is being called the worst U.S. disaster since Hurricane Sandy. As of Monday (Aug. 22) morning, according to ABC News, the floods have damaged more than 60,700 homes and 102,000 people have registered for federal assistance. At least 13 people have been killed in the flooding.
Spears grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana, and on Twitter asked her fans to support her home state in this time of need.
Every $10 donation is a chance to win the outfit I wear at the MTV VMAs or a trip to meet me in NYC for the show! https://t.co/i8Zla5UPld— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) August 22, 2016