Hattiesburg, Miss. - Hattiesburg Mayor, Johnny DuPree was at Brewsky’s Monday evening to host a fundraising event that will benefit the citizens of Flint, Michigan.
DuPree said "we're getting something more sustainable like water filters that will lasts a year. Where you can actually get filters that can be moved from one faucet to the next and hopefully as they replace those pipes, we'll have more people drinking good water than trying to survive on bottled water."
Mayor DuPree said he needs $56,000 in order to have 1,000 water filters for the people of Flint, Michigan.
If you would like to donate you can contact the City of Hattiesburg.