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Big Sean Launches #HealFlintKids Fundraiser to Help During Water Crisis

The Detriot native kicks off the initiative with a $10,000 donation.

Big Sean has kicked off a campaign to help the children affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, reports Billboard.

The #HealFlintKids initiative was started in response to the city water crisis that exposed nearly 9,000 children to lead-contaminated water. Sean, a Detroit native, donated $10,000 to the cause, which will benefit the “Flint Child Health & Development Fund.”

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“I’m raising money to support the kids of Flint Michigan,” he wrote on the CrowdRise campaign page. “Toxic water in Flint has rendered the water undrinkable and put the entire city in a state of emergency. Flint’s children were hit the hardest and some have experienced permanent and potentially devastating health defects from lead poisoning. “

“We know the needs of Flint children exposed to lead, particularly those most vulnerable—children ages 0-6—are ongoing and long-term. You can be assured that your gift will be used for critical interventions today and well into the future.”

“The Sean Anderson Foundation is raising funds on behalf of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint Michigan. Please give what you can, every donation counts. Thanks so much for your support.”

On Monday, the star tweeted with compassion plans to help with Flint residents.

With each donation, fans will be entered for a chance to win tickets to meet Big Sean on tour this fall. Donate here.