One of Texas' favorite restaurants is stepping up to help those effected by hurricane Harvey.

Whataburger pledged $1 million to the Whataburger Family Foundation, $150K to the Red Cross and $500K to local food banks. The Whataburger Family Foundation is designed to help impacted employees with necessities like clothing, food, medical bills and monetary assistance.

The Whataburger Family Foundation provides emergency assistance to Whataburger Family Members who are experiencing an unforeseen financial hardship. Operating since 2001, the Whataburger Family Foundation pools together donations from the company, employees, franchisees and suppliers.

Whataburger is also working with community partners and nonprofit organizations to help distribute local support, and they're establishing local Family Member Support Centers in Corpus Christi and Houston.

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