Recent floods have exacerbated long-standing problems with the water system in Jackson, Mississippi, and thousands are now without access to safe drinking water. As officials scramble to address the issues, several organizations have stepped up to help residents, including:
The nonprofit is looking for people in the Jackson area to offer hands-on help. To reach out about volunteering, email the institute here.
The organization is partnering with Feeding America to help buy and distribute water bottles. Donate here.
The alliance will be distributing water from their headquarters in Jackson and are accepting donations toward their purchases. Donate here.
This cooperative is accepting donations to aid in their effort of ensuring water access for the homeless, elderly, and those with limited access to transportation. Donate here.
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