The Compassionate Elon Musk Decided To Fund Water Filters For Flint Michigan After Receiving This Tweet

Tesla CEO and compassionate human being Elon Musk is paying to have new water filters installed in any Flint, Michigan homes that are below federal water safety guidelines.

Musk decided to step up and to help his neighbors in Flint after reading this tweet sent to him: “Hey [Elon Musk] I heard a bunch of people saying there’s NO WAY you could help get clean water to Flint, Michigan. Said you wouldn’t be capable idk.”

A request for help was within this joking jab at Elon, and Musk immediately rose to the task of helping the people of Flint.

“Please consider this a commitment that I will fund fixing the water in any house in Flint that has water contamination above FDA levels. No kidding,” Musk replied.

In the posts that followed, Musk said that he wants all Flint residents with contaminated water to send him direct messages with information about their water testing and results so that he can help them.

Journalists weren’t sure if his offer was real, so Elon reaffirmed his pledge in the following tweet:

11-year-old Flint activist Mari Copeny, also known as “Little Miss Flint”, sent her followers a message confirming that TESLA had indeed been working in Flint recently to help fix their water problems:

“Hey world. Let’s set the record straight. My team has been working with [Elon Musk] and his team for over a week to figure out the best solution to help Flint with the Flint water crisis.
Extremely grateful for him and all he has done so far.”

11-year-old Mari was also hosting a charity event for her birthday in Flint, and she let Elon know about it. After sending him a message, Elon’s company Tesla Motors ended up donating over 500 bikes for local children, as well as more bottled water for residents.

Musk has also been talking with the Mayor of Flint about replacing water pipes and other ways they can take action during the coming month to make a difference.

“Gathering input this week, will begin taking action next week and let people know how they can help,” wrote Musk.

Elon Musk is an inspiring example of how entrepreneurs can make a compassionate difference in the world. Let’s help him in any way we can to bring safe drinking water back to Flint, Michigan.

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