EVENT: Water For Flint
As Flint continues to struggle with water woes, Catholic Charities is providing help to those in need through its Center for Hope Community Closet. Families and individuals in need are able to take home bottled water, as supplies allow. Located at 517 E. Fifth Ave. in Flint, the Center for Hope Community Closet is open Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
“We are trying to do our part to help,” says Jon Manse, Director of Community Services at Catholic Charities. “This is something that we’re learning more about as we go along and we’re going to help as much as we can.”
“The health of our neighbors is a top priority,” adds Vicky Schultz, President and CEO of Catholic Charities. “I encourage those who wish to make contributions, or to help our efforts, to call the Center for Hope at 810-232-9950, ext. 325.”
Community members can do their part to provide relief by donating cases or gallons of water, water filter kits and replacement filters, cash or checks. Donations of all kinds, including clothing, personal hygiene, and household items, are accepted Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Center for Hope, 517 E. Fifth Ave., Flint. Items are given to those in need at no charge. Monetary donations may be mailed to 901Chippewa St., Flint, MI 48503. Please include “water relief” on the memo line of you donation. All gifts are tax deductible.
For more information, please contact Catholic Charities at 810-232-9950 or email email@example.com.