The community of Flint needs our help. If you are able to make a monetary contribution or donate bottled water, please contact one of the organizations below.
Would you like to donate money?
The United Way of Genesee County, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Hurley Children’s Hospital and the Greater Flint Health Coalition have created a fund that will address both the short-term and long-term needs of Flint residents.
The Community Foundation is managing all financial donations and no administrative fee is assessed. Visit www.flintkids.org
or call the United Way
or Community Foundation of Greater Flint
for more information.
Would you like to volunteer?
Volunteers are going door-to-door to hand out water and filters to residents. If you are local to the Flint area and would like to volunteer, contact and register with the Red Cross by calling 2-1-1.
Volunteers should report to the Red Cross at 1401 S. Grand Traverse, Flint. Hours of operation this week are:
- Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Would you like to donate water?
If you have a case (or more) of water, you can deliver it to one of three locations, depending on donation size:
1-72 Cases (Small):
Catholic Charities Center for Hope
517 E. Fifth Avenue Flint, Michigan 48503
Monday – Friday 9 am – 4pm
1401 Grand Traverse, Flint
Saturday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
72 or more (Medium):
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
2300 Lapeer Rd, Flint, MI 48503
Call ahead to (810) 239-4441
United Way or Emergency Center
111 E Court St #3a, Flint, MI 48502
Call ahead to (810) 232-8121
For extra-large donations, such as multiple semi-trucks, delivery arrangements can be made by emailing Janet Hunter at email@example.com.
In-kind donations include labor to install filters and trucks to deliver materials. All in-kind donors should contact Janet Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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