Credit: ABC/Kevin MazurBig Sean is the latest celebrity responding to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
The rapper, who hails from Detroit, has made a personal donation of $10,000 after partnering with CrowdRise to launch #HealFlintKids, a campaign that helps families with kids who have been exposed to toxic water. Sean and and his non-profit, the Sean Anderson Foundation have contributed to the Flint Child Health & Development Fund as a part of a viral fundraiser for the Community Foundation of Greater Flint Michigan.
You can get involved by donating from now until April 30, head to CrowdRise.com for information. Those who pledge $10 or more will be entered to win a pair of VIP tickets to one of Sean’s U.S. concerts and attend a meet-and-greet.
Sean was one of the first rappers to express anger about the situation on social media. “Flint I love you, Im sorry you have to deal with this tragedy! This is a state of emergency n I have been seeing how me n my family can help,” he tweeted on Monday. “This is not a natural disaster, this is not a mistake, this is clearly some real dirty work going on! unacceptable! Explain Governor? #Flint.”
The news comes just a day after Meek Mill donated 60,000 bottles of water to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, in an effort to help to Flint residents.
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