"As a mom, as an educator, as a global citizen, living on Lake Michigan, what an incredible resource," Joan Roehre says. We have no idea how fortunate we are until we learn about something like Flint, that it can happen right here."
Parishioners from area churches pitched in with money, and a company called Water For Kids came up with product.
Founder and CEO Greg Stromberg says it's shocking to see such need in the middle of America.
"To have to get water to Flint, Michigan, which is not a developing country, is just crazy and the government’s not helping. It seems like they keep crying on the news for help, and we’re just trying to do our part," Stromberg says.