Rotary Clubs join together to collect, distribute four truckloads of water to


One of the largest donations of water for south Jackson residents was provided Tuesday by the Jackson Rotary Club.The club went to Forest Hill High School with four truckloads of water for Jackson residents who desperately need it.“Rotary clubs are doing everything we can to band together to assist the community,” said Jackson Rotary Club President Leroy Walker.Walker said it was a collaborative effort between several rotary club chapters to make this happen.Representatives from Past Christian and Louisiana were on site for the water drop-off. They said they were glad to be able to answer the call to help the community because that is what the rotary club is about. “We activated Rotarians nationwide to contribute, and together we have got four truckloads of water coming to the city and the residents of Jackson,” said District 6840 Governor Elizebeth Van Sant.Councilman Aaron Banks said there are hundreds of homes in his district that are still without full water pressure, so the truckload of water donations was a huge help to his community.“Our water is still contaminated, and people need bottled water,” said Councilman Banks. “They need fresh water. Some people are taking this, and they are using this to fix their food. This is a very big help!. This is the biggest donation that we have received in south Jackson so far.”In addition to Forest Hill High School, trucks also brought bottled water to New Horizon Church. Both locations received around 2,000 cases and food boxes.

One of the largest donations of water for south Jackson residents was provided Tuesday by the Jackson Rotary Club.

The club went to Forest Hill High School with four truckloads of water for Jackson residents who desperately need it.

“Rotary clubs are doing everything we can to band together to assist the community,” said Jackson Rotary Club President Leroy Walker.

Walker said it was a collaborative effort between several rotary club chapters to make this happen.

Representatives from Past Christian and Louisiana were on site for the water drop-off. They said they were glad to be able to answer the call to help the community because that is what the rotary club is about.

“We activated Rotarians nationwide to contribute, and together we have got four truckloads of water coming to the city and the residents of Jackson,” said District 6840 Governor Elizebeth Van Sant.

Councilman Aaron Banks said there are hundreds of homes in his district that are still without full water pressure, so the truckload of water donations was a huge help to his community.

“Our water is still contaminated, and people need bottled water,” said Councilman Banks. “They need fresh water. Some people are taking this, and they are using this to fix their food. This is a very big help!. This is the biggest donation that we have received in south Jackson so…



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