Ellen DeGeneres makes her largest donation ever to high school damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Donation will go to Rockport-Fulton High School

By Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

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SAN ANTONIO - Ellen DeGeneres surprised students at a Rockport-Fulton High school with the biggest gift she’s ever given on the show — $1 million.

The money comes from Lowe's Gives Program.

Rockport was slammed by Hurricane Harvey last August and the town, and much of Texas is still rebuilding. 

The gym at Rockport-Fulton High School was completely destroyed by Harvey, and the girl’s volleyball team spoke with DeGeneres about the experience.

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“You always have a choice to make the best out of a situation. Having that positive mindset and wanting to make it better is really what got us through Harvey. I couldn’t have done it without my team and my coaches and the people in my community,” student Allison Sanders said.

Watch the full video below:

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