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1. Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul will provide hotel rooms and meals for 25 to 50 Flint residents. Those interested in the opportunity can apply at New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit where Aretha’s father used to pastor from 1946-1979. “Detroiters usually come to the aid of Detroiters — and Flint is certainly regarded as Detroit,” said Aretha on a local radio station, “Hang in there” she added.

2. The Game

The Game

With the water crisis going on in Flint, Michigan, celebrities are donating water and money to secure healthy drinking water for the community. Flip through to see other philanthropists….

The Game: I am donating $1,000,000 in water bottles…. $500,000 coming out of my own pocket (which is everything I’ve made on tour up to this point) & the other 1/2 being met by @AvitaWater

3. Kem


Kem partnered up with the Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division for a “text to donate” campaign to benefit Flint, Michigan residents.

4. Big Sean

Big Sean

Big Sean started a CrowdRise fundraising effort and donated $10,000 through his non-profit, the Sean Anderson Foundation.

5. Meek Mill

Meek Mill

Meek Mill reportedly made a donation to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund. He also sent 60,000 bottles of water to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

6. Cher


Cher sent over 180,000 bottles of water to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan.

7. Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon

The talk show hosted donated $10,000 to

8. Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam

The band donated $300,000 to the water crisis

9. Eminem


Slim Shady is reportedly partnering with Diddy & Wahlberg’s venture.

10. Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa is reportedly partnering up with Diddy and Wahlberg.

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