Muslim charity aim for 110,000 water bottles to Michigan

A Muslim charity organization have so far donated 30,000 bottles of fresh water to the people of Flint, Michigan as the city struggles through its crisis of toxic water

Muslim charity aim for 110,000 water bottles to Michigan

World Bulletin / News Desk

The members of Michigan's Muslim community have joined forces and have collaborated with a number of other organizations to help the residents of Flint, Michigan, during the Flint water crisis, where there has been a crisis of toxic water contamination reports NBC news.

"As Muslims it is our religious and civic responsibility to help our neighbors," Amina Iqbal, director of operations of the non-profit social justice organizationMichigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC), told NBC News. "The Flint community needs us, and MMCC in conjunction with our various partners are helping by providing them with clean drinking water, filters, educational material related to the hazardous water, offering free lead testing, and raising money to assist the Flint communities."

According to the council, a number of Muslim-American non-profit and aid organizations have also joined forces to deliver more than 110,000 bottles of water to Flint residents last week. Volunteers have distributed water bottles as well as helping at a local food bank.

 

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