J.J. Watt raises $30M in Hurricane Harvey relief

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J.J. Watt's fundraising campaign to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts surpassed $27 million in donations Wednesday, the Texans star defensive end confirmed via Twitter.

On Thursday afternoon, Watt announced the drive had raised more than $12 million in donations. He passed the $13 million mark on Thursday night before hitting $15 million on Friday and passing $17 million on Saturday. He hit $20 million Tuesday before a $5 million donation by businessman Charles Butt pushed it close to $27 million.

UPDATE: Watt announced Saturday morning that he has passed the $30 million mark.

Click here to donate to Watt's flood relief fund, and here to donate to the Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.