Al's Lend a Hand tour rolled on to Houston where he broke the single-day record by giving away about $2.7 million in donations to Casa de Esperanza.
This is by far and away the most in a single day -- so big that we needed Jenna Bush Hager's help this morning. Today was Day 3 of our week-long journey. It is our biggest year ever, where we'll give away more than $9 million in donations.
Casa de Esperanza has provided for the last 29 years a safe place for more than 3,000 infants and young children in crisis. They care for kids whose lives have been disrupted by abuse, neglect or poverty.
Find more information about the charity here and in the video below:
Total Day 3 Lend a Hand donation tally: $2,667,653
List of sponsors:
2(x)ist Men's Underwear
Babies R Us
Columbia Sportswear Company
Dr. Sears Family Essentials
Gillman Auto Group
Good Neighbor Pharmacy
Johnson Outdoors, Ocean Kayak, Old Town Canoe and Necky Jordache Enterprises
Neartown Mini Storage
Paula Deen Furniture By Universal Furniture
Paula Deen Home By Serta
Paula Deen, Smithfield And The United Food and Commercial Workers
Penske Truck Rental
Philips Energy-Saving Ecovantage Light Bulbs
Raymond James & Associates
Sara Lee, Jimmy Deen, Ball Park and Hillshire Farms
Toyota/100 Cars For Good
Toys R Us
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Read about earlier stops in the Lend a Hand tour: