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Federal Response to Flint, MI Water Crisis

The White House Office of the Press Secretary   Fact Sheet: Federal Support for the Flint Water Crisis Response and Recovery Click here to print this document   On January 16, 2016, President …Read More


Home Mission Board and Disaster Relief Team Up in Flint, MI

Home Mission Board’s Executive Secretary Visits Flint, Michigan Rev. Gilbert Pickett Sr. along with Dr. Joe A. Bush, Dr. Lee Bernard, Dr. Homer Jamison and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., visited Flint, Michigan on …Read More

Would you drink or bathe in this water?
 

           

That's what the people of Flint, MI were asked to do beginning in April 2014 when their water supply was diverted from Detroit, MI to the Flint River in an effort to save money. Needless to say, the residents of Flint are sufferring from various illnesses, some of the more serious a result of lead poisoning in young children.  Following a public outcry and numerous water studies and media attention, the water supply was diverted back to Detroit in October 2015. Here's a timeline of events (click image to enlarge):
 



Inside Flint Water Pipes (courtesy of flintwaterstudy.org)


The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. is on the ground in Flint to determine what steps we can take to help. If you'd like to help, please consider sending a donation to our Disaster Relief Fund.   You can learn how to do this by clicking here:  
 

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