Houston Helping Jackson, Mississippi
September 2, 2022 — NACC partnered with the City of Houston to run a donation drive for Jackson, Mississippi and provide transportation for the water collected. The donation drive was a great success as Houstonians showed up in large numbers and demonstrated their giving spirit during Friday’s water donation drive for Jackson, Mississippi. As Mayor Sylvester Turner said “The people in Houston have stepped up in a major way.”
The donations were dropped off in front of Houston City Hall ranged from small bags with a few bottles to full tractor trailers donated buy business or other NGOs. These donors included AT&T, Kroger, H-E-B, Taylor Getwood, Mister Texas Southern University 22-23, Melody Robinson, Miss Texas Southern University 22-23, and a Jackson, MS. native. In total we collected approximately 4 full tractor trailers.