Members of Black greek fraternities and sororities are stepping up nationally to save the lives of our fellow citizens in Flint, Michigan who are being poisoned by their city’s tap water. This situation is so bad that President Obama has declared a state of emergency in response to the water crisis in Flint.
We have set up this GoFundMe to fund the United Way of Genesee County’s purchase of filters, bottled water, emergency support services and prevention efforts to the residents of Flint. 100% of the donation is will be used for these projects and no Administrative Fee will be assessed in the money we are directly giving to their cause.
The United Way of Genesee County has already sourced more than 11,000 filter systems and 5,000 replacement filters. Donations also support a dedicated driver for daily distribution. After much research, we have decided that donating to them is the best way to make our money count.
We urge members of the Black Greek community to spend whatever you can by giving to this fund. Flint is the 8th largest city in the United States when it comes to percentage of African Americans and we find it our duty as members of the Black Greek community to let them know that we are there for them.
Please SHARE this fundraiser with your chapter and as many members of Black fraternities and sororities as possible. When you donate please include the name of your org in the comment section so that we can tell where we are getting the most donations from.
Let’s make an impact!
This campaign is being run by WatchTheYard.com and The Midwest Greek Weekend. Supporters Include: NPHC Flint (Who has also set up a fund for Flint), BMore Greek , Greek Grammy Awards , Kansas City’s Greek Picnic , Mississippi Greek Weekend if you would like to join in on this initiative let us know by sending an email to WatchTheYard@gmail.com!
Alphas1 week ago
Elson S. Floyd, First Black President of 3 Different Universities Is a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha
Kappas1 week ago
Olympic Gold Medalist Jerome Biffle Was a Member of Kappa Alpha Psi
Sigmas6 days ago
Ralph Johnson, Percussionist for Earth, Wind, & Fire is a Member of Phi Beta Sigma.
Deltas5 days ago
Karen Carter Peterson First Chairwoman of the Louisiana Democratic Party Is A Member of Delta Sigma Theta
Colleges4 days ago
Bloomberg Live and UNCF Collaborate to Shine Spotlight on HBCU Funding Barriers with “HBCUs: The Path to Prosperity”
Alphas4 days ago
Dr. William P. Foster, Pioneer of FAMU’s Marching 100 was a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha
Kappas2 days ago
Best Selling History Author Lerone Bennett Jr. was a Member of Kappa Alpha Psi
AKAs2 days ago
Miss America 1991 Marjorie Vincent is a Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha