How To Help West Michigan Recover From The Flood
Flooding has affected thousands of people across West Michigan.
Some have been displaced from their homes. Even more are dealing with damaged homes or property.
There are many ways to help.
One of the easiest ways to help is to continue to conserve water, as is currently being requested by multiple cities in West Michigan.
Grand Rapids is accepting donations to help offset costs. Donations to the city may be made in a variety of ways:
- Call the Treasurer’s Office at 456-3020. They will provide you with a credit card form or you may download it here.
- Checks should be made payable to "GR Treasurer - Flood Relief". Mail to the City Treasurer’s Office - 300 Monroe Ave. NW Rm. 220 , Grand Rapids, MI 49503
LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY CLEAN AFTER A FLOOD
The City of Lowell will hold special training sessions for homeowners and volunteers on Saturday to teach proper cleaning methods.
- On Saturday, 9 a.m., at the Lowell First United Methodist Church, there will be special training on how to clean flooded homes that is open to all homeowners affected and all volunteers who will be working in homes.
- On Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Lowell First United Methodist Church, there will be special training on mold remediation. The training is open to all homeowners affected and all volunteers who will be working in homes.