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Flint Water Recovery Resource Fair

The City of Flint is hosting a Water Recovery Resource Fair on Wednesday, July 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, 4119 N. Saginaw Street Flint, MI 48505.
Organizations will be onsite to provide a wide-range of resources and services to Flint residents that have become a necessity due to the water crisis, including nutrition education, education for youth, mental health services, physical education, lead abatement programs, water resources and funding for water recovery. Vendors include; GISD, Crim Fitness Foundation, Keep Genesee County Beautiful, Valley Area Agency on Aging, GCCARD, Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Genesee Health Systems, MSU Extension, Hamilton Community Health Network, University of Michigan-Flint, Greater Flint Health Coalition, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Flint Genesee Chamber of Commerce, Child Care Network, AECOM- Fast Start Program, Habitat for Humanity, Mott Children’s Health Center, Genesee County Health Department, Neighborhood Engagement HUB and many others.
There will also be a grocery giveaway and the hydration station will be onsite. Residents are encouraged to bring their refillable containers so that they may fill them with Ice Mountain water from the hydration station. In addition, the mental health bus will be onsite for residents who would like to access mental health services or would simply like a listening ear.
For more information please contact Jameca Patrick-Singleton, Chief Recovery Officer at 810-237-2006 or by email at jpatrick-singleton@cityofflint.com.

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