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Feeding America West Michigan donates water to Flint

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich (WZZM) -- Feeding America West Michigan has joined the effort to help the people of Flint.

Friday morning, the organization sent 10,000 bottles of water along with 4,500 pounds of food to The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan is a major hub in Flint's disaster response efforts. They've been accepting donations from across the country, including a donation from singer, Cher.

Feeding America West Michigan say they are in the best possible position to help in an effort like this.

"When a crisis like the Flint water crisis arises, we are well positioned to address that. We already have the distribution mechanisms, we already have the trucks, we have the facilities," said Communication Specialist with Feeding America West Michigan, Andrew Steiner.

Feeding America West Michigan say they need more volunteers in Flint to help distribute water. They also say monetary donations are needed to help with transportation costs.

For more information on how to donate, click here.