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Singer Bruno Mars donates $1 million to victims of Flint water crisis

Singer Bruno Mars donates $1 million to victims of Flint water crisis

Bruno Mars has donated $1 million (£773,000), the proceeds of his MI concert on Saturday night (13Aug17) to the Flint water crisis fund.

In a statement from Mars, he went on to thank the MI audience for supporting him in this cause. The foundation Oliver runs is helping to deal with the ongoing fallout from the 2014 Flint water crisis, which started when the city chose to use the Flint River as its source of water.

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Singer Bruno Mars has pledged $1 million to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint to aid relief efforts for the Flint water crisis. "As people, especially as Americans, we need to stand together to make sure something like this never happens in any community ever again". Due to insufficient water treatment, it was later found to contain unsafe levels of lead. Thousands of people in the city were exposed to the contaminated water, including children, and 12 people died in a Legionnaire's outbreak connected to the crisis.

The donation - dedicated to "our brothers and sisters in Flint", as Mars told the Palace crowd - will go to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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"[Bruno Mars] understands the issues faced by Flint citizens, and we are touched by his concern and generosity", he continued.

Mars is now on a sold out world tour in support of his latest album, 24K Magic.

To stop BJP's 2019 march, Opposition parties to meet in Delhi today
The special status to the region was granted under Article 371J of the Constitution when Manmohan Singh was the Prime Minister. He said the Congress President will form the committee and it has been left to her to decide how many members will be there.

The Grammy-winning singer made the announcement at a show in the state on Saturday night.


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