Students aim to fill semi-truck with water

Posted at 7:03 PM, Jan 28, 2016

Dimondale, MI January 28, 2016: A Destination Imagination team from the Holt school district is raising money to buy a semi-truck filled to the top with bottled water for Flint residents, 36,000 bottles to be exact. To reach this goal the team is working with UFCW 951/Meijer and ASAP

Printing. The team consists of seven students in fourth and fifth grade from Dimondale Elementary and Washington Woods Middle School (Holt School District). The team is selling rubber ducks and have a GoFundMe account where they are collecting donations.

The original goal was to purchase 500 gallons of water. The initial fundraising response was strong and the team is now working with UFCW 951/Meijer to fill and deliver a semi-truck with 36,000 bottles. The team is currently selling rubber ducks in the community to reach their goal of $2,300. They are selling ducks and taking donations at the following locations:

Sunday, January 31, 11 am-2 pm, Troop 43 Boy Scout Pig Roast at the First Presbyterian Church in Dimondale

Wednesday, February 3, 11:45 am-1pm, Dimondale Elementary School Lunch

Friday, February 5, 11:35 am-12:30 Washington Woods Middle School Lunch

24/7 Donations: GoFundMe Site: or