Cowboys' Carr seeks to help kids amid Flint's water crisis
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is encouraging athletes to help his hometown of Flint, Michigan, amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water.
The Community Foundation of Greater Flint says Carr is donating $100,000 to create the Carr Cares Fund for Flint. He's also donating $10,000 for the Safe Water Safe Homes Fund to help with replacing pipes and plumbing.
Carr released a statement saying he's "especially concerned about the children of Flint who now, because of lead poisoning, face tremendous adversity for the remainder of their lives." He wants... read more