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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Clean Water Rescue Challenge - PGFD Collection Points for Donations for Flint Residents - UPDATED

PGFD MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Brady, 240-508-7930

Clean Water Rescue Challenge
MEDIA CONTACT:  Elisa Miller, 240-354-0285

Four Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Stations are serving as collection points in an effort to collect clean water for Flint, Michigan.

A volunteer group is collecting clean drinking water for the residents of Flint.  They are proposing a “Clean Water Rescue Challenge” and asking Prince George’s County residents to participate and donate as many cases of clean water that you can.

Clean water may be dropped off at the following Fire/EMS Stations where they will be stored until pick-up and delivery to Flint.  Please note that some of these stations may be out on calls or other tasks and may not be there to accept you donation.  You may leave your water near any door.  Donations will be collected until March 20, 2016.

Donations can be left on any day of the week from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm.

Branchville Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad
4905 Branchville Road, College Park, MD

Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department
7833 Riggs Road, Langley Park, MD

Kettering-Largo Fire/EMS Station
10400 Campus Way South, Upper Marlboro, MD

Glenn Dale Volunteer Fire Association
11900 Glenn Dale Boulevard, Glenn Dale, MD

Just added on March 4, 2016.

The Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department is pleased to announce the the Riverdale Park Police Department has joined as a collection point for bottled water.  Citizens may deliver water donations to t Riverdale Police Department, 5004 Queensbury Road, Riverdale, MD 20737.  Police say donations can be made 24/7 up until the deadline of March 20.

For large water donations you may contact the event coordinator at 240-354-0285.

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