Tougaloo loads truck to send bottled water to Flint

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Tougaloo College is sending more than 60,000 bottles of water to Flint, Michigan to help families there affected by the toxic water crisis.

People gathered at Tougaloo Wednesday morning to load the cases into a truck that will take it all the way to Flint.

Churches, civic organizations, fraternities, and sororities participated in the drive.

The crisis began because of lead got into the water in Flint. The crisis is affecting more than 12,000 residents.

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