During the Flint Water Recovery Efforts, Catholic Charities is providing help to those in need through its Center for Hope Community Closet and North End Soup Kitchens. Families and individuals in need are able to take home bottled water, as supplies allow.
If you are interested in helping with the Flint Water Crisis, please visit our;
GoFundMe-Water Recovery for Flint page to find out more information and how you can donate!
If you are interested in helping us purchase fresh fruits and vegetables to help combat the lead,
please visit our; GoFundMe-Feed Flint Healthy page to find out more information and how you can donate!
Thank you so much for helping us continue to support the residents of Flint, Michigan! Through your prayers and donations, you are a blessing to us all!
For more information on the overall relief and recovery efforts in Flint, the most up to date water safety results and guidelines, and lots of other useful information, visit: www.flintcares.com.
Recipes other than HOM: Click on the link for recipes and tips for how to care for vegetables when you are preserving them!
Click Here to view the letter that Sr Donna Markham, OP, President of Catholic Charities USA sent to the United States Senate, advocating federal assistance to help cope with the continuing water crisis in Flint.
Below are the recent list of Point of Distribution Sites for Water Distribution.
• Ward 1 – Ross Plaza, 2320 Pierson Road
• Ward 2 – St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 3020 DuPont St
• Ward 3 – Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 4805 N. Saginaw St.
• Ward 4 – 2804 N. Franklin Ave – between Maryland and Dakota
• Ward 5 – Former Flint Farmer’s Market Building – 420 E. Boulevard
• Ward 6 – West Court Street Church of God, 2920 W. Court St.
• Ward 7 – Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road
• Ward 8 – Lincoln Park United Methodist Church, 3410 Fenton Road
• Ward 9 – Eastown Bowl Bowling Alley, 3001 S. Dort Highway
BEGINNING OCTOBER 24th the hours for all PODS listed above will be:
Monday – Saturday Noon – 6:00 p.m.
There are many churches and organizations distributing water throughout the city as
well. Call 2-1-1 (or 866-561-2500 if your phone won’t dial 2-1-1) for more information.
Community members can do their part to provide relief by donating cases or gallons of water, water filters and replacement filters, cash or checks. If you would like to make a donation of bottled water, please note that we can only accept full cases of commercially packaged water or commercially sealed gallon containers of water. Water can be dropped off at OR shipped to:
Catholic Charities Center for Hope
517 E. Fifth Ave. Flint, MI 48503
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Call ahead to 810-232-9950 ext.228 to make arrangements for delivery times.
Donations of all kinds, including clothing, personal hygiene, and household items, are accepted Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Center for Hope. Items are given to those in need at no charge.
Monetary donations are always accepted and can be made online or mailed to 901 Chippewa St., Flint, MI 48503. Please include “water relief” on the memo line of your donation. All gifts are tax deductible. For more information, please contact Catholic Charities at 810-232-9950 or email email@example.com.