A country star’s wife gets emotional in message to fans about Hurricane Harvey Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
PORT ARTHUR, TX - AUGUST 30: A rescue worker carries a baby to dry land after she was rescued from the flooding of Hurricane Harvey on August 30, 2017 in Port Arthur, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Leave it to a couple of loving parents to think about the needs of other parents during a natural disaster. Granger Smith’s wife Amber posted a video on Facebook sharing how the couple decided to help their follow Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey.

RELATEDCountry stars step up to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey

“Granger and I have been going back and forth, racking our brains, trying to figure out where we can best put our efforts to help our fellow Texans during this horrible tropical storm, Hurricane Harvey,” Amber says in the video. “We are parents of three children under five, and if you’re a parent, you know babies can go through five, sometimes 10 diapers a day. There are babies being displaced, disabled children, seniors that don’t have these items. So we have decided that we would like to donate our time and our money to the We are calling on our Yee Yee Nation [of fans] to help us out in that effort.”

Friends, Family, our Yee Yee Nation… this is where our hearts are calling us to help our fellow Texans during this…

Posted by Amber Smith on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Amber got emotional as she talked about other parents and the challenges they are facing. “We have little babies and I can’t imagine mothers and dads and grandparents being out there without the items they need for their little babies,” a teary-eyed Amber shares. “We’re fellow Texans. We love our state of Texas and we are so saddened by everything that is happening with Hurricane Harvey. You can go donate. If you can’t donate any money, please just shoot some prayers up because it’s going to be a long road to rebuild our home state of Texas.”


RELATEDShe might eat her words after she finds out she’s riding with country star Granger Smith in disguise


Amber and Granger are also donating all of the proceeds from merchandise sales at the Granger Smith online store to hurricane relief efforts. “You can go to, purchase any merch, and 100% of the proceeds are going to go directly to help these victims,” she says.

To make a donation to Texas Diaper Bank, click here.

Deborah Evans Price believes everyone has a story to tell and, as a journalist, she considers it a great privilege to share those stories with the world. Winner of the CMA’s 2013 Media Achievement Award, Deborah contributes to Redbook, Billboard, People, Live Happy, First for Women and Simple Grace, among others.
View More Articles

Stories You Might Like