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District 211 Students, Community Donates 111,939 Bottles of Water for Flint, Mich.

District 211 students recently completed a weeklong ”Water for Flint,” drive at each high school, and the end result far surpassed their initial goal. More than 111,939 bottles of water were collected and donated to Flint, Mich., residents. The community of Flint, Mich., is suffering from lead-contaminated water due to aging service lines that leached into the community’s water supply. Families are left without safe water to use or drink. Art Van Furniture Company, located near Flint, Mich., was responsible for shipping the donations to Flint, Mich. Four trucks were used to transport the water at no cost to the District, and the last ...

Still Time to Donate Bottled Water for D211 ‘Water for Flint’ Drive

  District 211 students have spearheaded the ”Water for Flint” drive at each high school, and students and community members are encouraged to donate cases of bottled water for Flint, Mich., residents. The community of Flint, Mich., is suffering from lead-contaminated water due to aging service lines that leached into the community’s water supply. Families are left without safe water to use or drink. Entering a final push of a weeklong drive, District 211 has already surpassed its initial goal having raised 26,288 bottles of water. The initiative’s sponsor, Hoffman Estates High School Teacher J.P. Moore, said the bottled water ...