Beck urged his audience to “give until it hurts” to fund the evacuation of thousands of mainly women and children from the country, which is now under Taliban control.
“Every single penny that you can come up with will go to flying those planes and getting those people out,” Beck said Wednesday.
“We need, obviously, an enormous amount of money. These are people that are marked for death for what they believe in.”
I’m BLOWN AWAY by what this audience has done to help rescue persecuted Christians in Afghanistan! OVER $20 MILLION raised in less than 3 days! THANK YOU! https://t.co/yt6ZHp9dMk— Glenn Beck (@glennbeck) August 20, 2021
Encouraging people to donate to the Nazarene Fund he created, the former Fox News host said Christians faced being “crucified” by the Taliban.
After 24 hours, nearly $10m had been donated.
And by Friday, Beck announced the fund had surpassed $22m.
“I’m BLOWN AWAY by what this audience has done to help rescue persecuted Christians in Afghanistan! OVER $20 MILLION raised in less than 3 days! THANK YOU!”
He later tweeted: “YOUR generosity toward rescuing Christians in Afghanistan will be a Moses-style miracle. And it has given me back my hope for the future.”
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