In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Oprah asked her viewers to open their hearts and they did. As of August 2007, donations to Oprah's Angel Network in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita total $15.6 million. Over the past two years, nearly 300 homes have been built or restored in eight communities across four states—Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama.
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Published on July 11, 2008