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Bruno Mars Donates $1 Million to Victims of Flint Water Crisis

Bruno Mars Donates $1 Million to Victims of Flint Water Crisis

Bruno Mars Donates $1 Million to Victims of Flint Water Crisis
Source: Youtube
Bruno Mars Donates $1 Million to Victims of Flint Water Crisis
Source: Youtube

The singer made the announcement at a recent tour stop in Auburn Hills, MI

For nearly three and half years, the residents of Flint, Michigan have suffered one of the gravest water supply contaminations in the nation’s history. Since the Flint River’s transition to the city’s main water source, over 100,000 residents have been exposed to life-threatening lead levels.

READ: Michigan Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

Activists and entertainers have taken up the cause by donating to the city crisis fund. Over the weekend, during a stop a Michigan stop on his 24k Magic tour, Bruno Mars announced that he and Live Nation had joined forces to donate of $1 million from the show’s proceeds to The Community Foundation of Greater Flint, an organization that ” enables people with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively support the issues they care about.” He joins Big Sean and Dave Chappelle as recent donors, while Jill Scott and Queen Latifah are slated to bring attention to the cause in an upcoming film.

READ: New World Water: How Hip-Hop Has Responded To The Flint Water Crisis

Watch Bruno Mars announce his donation in the clip below and scroll on for his remaining dates on the 24k Magic tour. You can make your own donation via the link below.

DONATE TO FLINT

Tour Dates:
August 15 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
August 16 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
August 18 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
August 22 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
August 24 – Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron
August 26 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
August 27 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
August 29 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
September 14 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
September 17 – Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
September 19 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
September 20 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
September 22 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
September 26 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
September 27 – Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
September 29 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
October 4 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
October 5 – Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
October 7 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
October 10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
October 12 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
October 14 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
October 15 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
October 18 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
October 19 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
October 21 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
October 22 – Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
October 24 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
October 25 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
October 27 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
October 30 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
November 2 – Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
November 3 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
November 5 – Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
November 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
November 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
November 10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
November 11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum

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