Group raises money for Bosnian flood victims

Flooding aftermath inside a Bosnian home. Courtesy of The Jericho Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Kalamazoo based organization is raising money to help in the flood relief efforts in Bosnia.

The Jericho Foundation has a goal of raising $10,000 to go towards food that will be distributed to flood victims in Bosnia.

The group has raised $3,375 so far, they plan to head to Bosnia June 13.

According to the group’s website, the Jericho Foundation was founded by Joanna Shields after her sister-in-law was the first American aid worker killed during the war in Bosnia in 1993.

You can donate to the flood relief fund online, make sure to type “flooding” in the comment section.

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