GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) 400 tons of water, so far that’s what has been collected at Art Van Furniture Stores across Michigan. That effort continues, as the need for water continues in Flint. WOODTV, WOTV 4 Women and Art Van Furniture will keep collecting water until the need ends in Flint.
Click here to find out more about donating water for Flint.
Art Van is also working to make a difference for non-profits across the state through their Art Van Charity Challenge. Art Van will grant a total of $300,000 to their charity partners, and the more each organization raises the more they’ll receive. The 2016 Challenge is a fundraising competition that gives art van charity partners the chance to be awarded up to $100,000.
Charities will be selected through a grant application process. You can apply if you are a 501c3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization working in one of the 4 regions and provide services for health, human or children services.