Actor and rapper Jaden Smith will donate a second water filtration system to Flint’s First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church.
He surprised comedian Ellen DeGeneres with the announcement on her daytime talk show that he will donate The Water Box in her name. The episode, which was taped on June 6, aired on Friday.
Flints water crisis has been ongoing since 2014. Jaden has consistently donated boxes of his “JUST” water to Flint residents and donated the first Water Box system back in March. Its able to create a 5-gallon container with clean water. “You’ll just fill up for free in 60 seconds at First Trinity Baptist Church,” Smith told DeGeneres.
The water box will arrive at the entrance of June. Residents can visit First Trinity, 1226 Beach St., Flint on Wednesdays and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. to collect water from The Water Box.