City of Clinton has water drive for Vicksburg - - Jackson, MS

City of Clinton has water drive for Vicksburg

Source: WLBT archives Source: WLBT archives
CLINTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The City of Clinton with support from the Clinton Courier is doing its part to help the residents of Vicksburg by holding a water drive to collect cases of bottled water to be shipped directly to the city of Vicksburg on Saturday.

The Clinton Public Works, police and fire departments are coordinating the community effort to collect cases of bottled water (no glass please) for residents of Vicksburg who could be without water for up to five days.

Residents and businesses interested in assisting in the drive may drop off donations at the following locations:

  • City Hall, 300 Jefferson Street (8 am – 5pm)
  • Fire Station 1, 1234 Clinton - Raymond Road 
  • Public Works Department, 525 Springridge Road (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.) through Friday, May 19

If after 5 p.m. Friday, please make donations at Fire Station 1.

Water will be delivered by City Personnel to Vicksburg officials for distribution to residents on Saturday.

Mark Jones said, “The residents of Clinton have expressed a strong desire to do something to help our neighbors in Vicksburg. I encourage every Clinton employee, resident and business to help Vicksburg residents during this difficult time.”

Copyright 2017 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly