Throughout all of the news that has come from Vegas, the country community has stood strong together.
Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line have donated $10,000 to the Clark County, NV commission's GoFundMe account to benefit the victims of the horrific event that happened at the Route 91 Harvest festival out front of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. In their note, Tyler and BK have challenged friends and collaboration partners Thomas Rhett, Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo and the Backstreet Boys to donate to the fundraiser as well.
The full note reads:
The families and victims affected by the horrific @route91harvest tragedy need our help. The Clark County, NV commission has established a GoFundMe account to provide financial relief to the victims and we are grateful to be able to make a donation. Calling on the rest of you to donate what you can, any amount, it doesn't matter. Every little bit helps. Let's give the hurt families one less thing to worry about in this time of distress. We challenge @thomasrhettakins @thetimmcgraw @lukebryan @beberexha@jasonderulo @backstreetboys to make a donation as well. Times like this call for us to come together and do what we can to make a difference. Click the link in our bio and donate what you can. Let's ease the financial burden on the families and victims of this senseless tragedy. Much love y'all.
In 2 days, over 65,000 people have contributed nearly $8.5 million our of the $10 million goal.