Dell CEO Donates $36 Million to Start Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Announced this morning, Michael and Susan Dell, founder of Round Rock-based Dell Technologies, has donated $36 million dollars to start Rebuild Texas, a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.  Dell, a native of Houston, has always been a very generous donor of Texas-based charities and organizations.

Of the $36 million committed to the fund, half that amount will be to launch the fund, and a matching campaign will continue through midnight Monday, September 4. During the campaign, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will match $1 for every $2 in donations for the first $36 million raised.

The Rebuild Texas Fund is also supported by these organizations:

Bazaarvoice Foundation
Carly & Clayton Christopher
David Robinson and The Robinson Family Foundation
Gerstner Family Foundation
Lorraine Clasquin, Kate Harslem, and Eric Harslem (KLE Foundation)
Kozmetsky Family Foundation
Lyda Hill
Red McCombs
Sooch Foundation
Verizon Communications
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Donations can be made to or by texting “rebuildtx” to 91999.

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