Arab American News reports that while it’s been just days since President Obama declared a state of emergency over the region, Muslims have been donating bottled water to Flint residents for several weeks.
Non-profit groups and relief organizations have collectively brought more than 110,000 bottles of water for Flint residents.
These organizations include Life for Relief and Development, Who is Hussain? and the Kalamazoo Muslim Community. Another 90,000 bottles of water are expected to arrive over the next week from Islamic Relief USA and the Pakistan Women’s Association.
Henry Ford College is also holding a bottled water drive, allowing residents to drop off water until Friday, Jan. 29 before they are sent off to Flint.
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