The Texas Tech football team will be joining a number of other programs across the country in their efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
On Wednesday night, the Red Raiders announced they will be donating $100 for every point they score against Eastern Washington in the team’s season-opener on Saturday as part of their #ScoreOnHarvey initiative.
Texas Tech will also hold a moment of silence before kickoff and send bottled water to Houston and surrounding areas.
“We are all affected by the tragedy in Houston and South Texas,” Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt said in a statement.
“We stand by our neighbors throughout the state of Texas and hope we can make an impact on those who been affected by Hurricane Harvey. I want to especially thank Willis Moving and Storage and Lubbock Truck Sales for their generous support of this project.”
If Red Raiders want to join Texas Tech in their efforts, they are being asked to donate to the American Red Cross or to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by the Greater Houston Community Foundation.
Kickoff between Texas Tech and Eastern Washington is set for 4:00 p.m. ET.
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