Alright, Alright, Alright: McConaugheys Produce Texas Aid Event

After the devastation caused by Winter Storm Uri, many found themselves with severely damaged homes, and without water and power.

Weeks later, many Texans are still dealing with the aftermath, and some may be for quite some time. But one famous Texan has rounded up a few more famous Texans to raise funds to help address some of those needs.

Matthew and Camila McConaughey’s Just Keep Livin Foundation created the Texas Relief fund to support critical short-term, mid-term, and long-term needs from the storm. On March 21 at 7 p.m., the foundation will offer “We’re Texas,” a virtual concert, to help raise funds.

Among the artists slated to perform are Gary Clark Jr., George Strait, Preston Hollow’s own Don Henley, Kacey Musgraves, Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Lyle Lovett, and more.

The virtual event will be streamed on McConaughey’s YouTube Channel (youtube.com/MatthewMcConaughey) and exclusively broadcast in Texas on Spectrum News 1.

To donate, click here. To get updates on the event, the foundation recommends following @OfficiallyMcConaughey on Instagram and @McConaughey on Twitter.


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Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson, deputy editor at People Newspapers, cut her teeth on community journalism, starting in Arkansas. Recently, she's taken home a few awards for her writing, including first place for her tornado coverage from the National Newspapers Association's 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, a Gold award for Best Series at the 2018 National Association of Real Estate Editors journalism awards, a 2018 Hugh Aynesworth Award for Editorial Opinion from the Dallas Press Club, and a 2019 award from NAREE for a piece linking Medicaid expansion with housing insecurity. She is a member of the Education Writers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the News Leaders Association, the News Product Alliance, and the Online News Association. She doesn't like lima beans, black licorice or the word synergy. You can reach her at [email protected].

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