Hurricane Hero Loses $10 Million Bet When Houston Astros Won The World Series

Has anyone ever been so happy to lose a bet? You might remember the awesome Jim McIngvale. He’s known around Houston as, “Mattress Mack,” for the commercials he does for his furniture stores. After Hurricane Harvey, he opened those stores as shelters for folks who needed a place to stay. Now, Mattress Mack has done it again. The Houston Chronicle reports he made a bet with customers on The World Series. McIngvale promised to refund customers of Gallery Furniture who spent $3,000

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NFL Rookie Donates His First Check To Cafeteria Workers Who Lost Everything In Hurricane

NFL rookie DeShaun Watson is showing America what true patriotism looks like. While some people get themselves worked up over symbols, while this young man is doing something that matters. USAToday reports the Texans quarterback this week donated his entire first NFL check to three women who work in the team cafeteria. Three women who lost everything in Hurricane Harvey. “If you can, you must.”@deshaunwatson​ gave his first @NFL​ game check to help a few familiar faces. #HoustonStrong pic.twitter.com/rwcyGMSRFN —

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Couple Cancels Wedding Reception To Give Money To Hurricane Victims Instead

Ever hear about a wedding where you had complete confidence a couple will do great? That’s the case with Shellie Schoellkopf and Robert Callaway from League City, Texas. KPRC reports the couple had a big ol’ shindig set for October 7th. But in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and all the devastation around Houston, the couple just couldn’t keep things the same, not with how many of their friends and family had been affected by the flood. Callaway told KPRC,

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Pizza Hut Workers Paddle Through Harvey Flood Waters To Deliver Hot Pizza

Pizza Hut is topping itself by delivering hot pizza pies to folks stuck in their homes due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Shayda Habib is the manager of Pizza Hut in Oak Lake, Texas.  She told MSNBC that she’s pregnant, but still found a way to help out her fellow Texans. They stacked up kayaks and got their deliveries started. “We packed 120 pizzas into kayaks and took them out to people in their homes,” Habib told KCRA. “The people

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Shelter Dog Scheduled To Die Because He Was Too Energetic Now Saving Lives After Hurricane Harvey

He was a shelter dog who was scheduled to die. Now that same energy and his incredible spirit are helping to save lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Sacramento Bee reports that five years ago, “Rocket,” was sitting in a California shelter deemed, “too energetic” to be adopted. He was labeled to be euthanized. Not so fast. Some dedicated shelter workers knew that highly energetic dogs make for great rescue dogs. In 2012, they recommended Rocket as a

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Bakers Trapped In Houston Bakery For Two Days Make Tons Of Bread For Hurricane Harvey Shelters

Four bakers in Houston sure did rise to the occasion when they found themselves trapped inside the bakery where they work. The Daily Mail reportsWorkers at the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston, Texas, had been working the night shift on Friday when they realized they couldn’t leave the shop because of the rising floodwater. In the spirit of when life serves you lemons, you make lemonade, these four men made the best use of their time. They go to work.

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Houston Mattress Store Owner Opens His Business To Hundreds Of Hurricane Evacuees

He’s known around Houston as, “Mattress Mack.” Long before Hurricane Harvey ravaged his hometown, Jim McIngvale, was known throughout the region for his good works. This week is a huge cherry on top. Without anyone asking him to do it, McIngvale opened his stores, turning them into evacuation centers for anyone who needed a safe, dry place to stay. Even better, he sent his store’s trucks to pick up folks who might be stranded. No, No one asked. McIngvale would

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