Game Pledges $1 Million in Bottled Water to Flint, Michigan, Calls Out Jimmy Fallon's and Madonna's Donations Weak

Game Pledges $1 Million in Bottled Water to Flint, Michigan, Calls Out Jimmy Fallon’s and Madonna’s Donations Weak

He’s game to help! The Game is pledging $1 million in bottled water to Flint, Michigan, amid its ongoing water crisis.


The rapper, 36, made the announcement via Instagram on Tuesday, January 26. He showed a screenshot of what appeared to be him wiring $500,000 to his charity, the Robin Hood Project. In his caption, he noted that he will be donating $1 million in total, half of which will be put up by Avita Water.

 The drought in Flint hits home for the entertainer. He explained that his younger sister and her children live there.

“I’m on tour & not in the US as I’d like to be to help with this water crisis in Flint, Michigan 1st hand,” he wrote on Tuesday. “The truth is the population in Flint, Michigan is about 105,000 people & it takes at least 9 bottles per person a day just to use to bathe, brush their teeth, drink & cook with.

“So on behalf my charity @TheRobinHoodProject I am donating $1,000,000 in water bottles,” he continued. “$500,000 coming out of my own pocket (which is everything I’ve made on tour up to this point) & the other 1/2 being met by @AvitaWater & the 1st drop is being made TODAY 1pm eastern time at ‘Food Bank East Michigan.'”

#WATERFORFLINT PROOF !!! So, I’m on tour & not in the US as I’d like to be to help with this water crisis in Flint, Michigan 1st hand…. #1 because my younger sister & her children live there & 2nd because I care. Most celebs on here faking using the word “Pledge” in their so called donations are not fooling anyone ! The truth is the population in Flint, Michigan is about 105,000 people & it takes at least 9 bottles per person a day just to use to bathe, brush their teeth, drink & cook with… So on behalf my charity @TheRobinHoodProject I am donating $1,000,000 in water bottles..$500,000 coming out of my own pocket (which is everything I’ve made on tour up to this point) & the other 1/2 being met by @AvitaWater & the 1st drop is being made TODAY 1pm eastern time at “Food Bank East Michigan” 2300 Lapeer Road flint Michigan 48503 & the 1st drop will be 1400 cases of water equaling about 33,000 bottles today & everyday that follows until 1,000,000 bottles of water are dropped !!!! To those who think it’s easy getting this water to Flint, it’s not so the people who are PLEDGING they are, show us.. We want proof !!! Stop using others tragedies for your own celebrity gain… You’re not fooling ANYONE ! I seen @Madonna & @JimmyFallon’s $10,000 donations… that’s cute, but not nearly enough…. So I challenge both & anyone else in the world to match me & DONATE $1,000,000 in bottled water to Flint, Michigan & we want proof, shipping order receipts, bank wire receipts, pictures etc……….. No more pretending to give a fuck….. I donate money all the time & it comes out of my pocket & never once have I written anything off on my taxes because that’s not why I do it !!!!!!!! So, if any other celebrity wants to MATCH MY MILLION here’s the site where you can donate http://selfmadefoundation.org or pick your own.. JUST MAKE SURE THE WATER ACTUALLY GETS TO THE PEOPLE WHO NEED IT !! & I don’t wanna see anyone else using the word “PLEDGE” in their donation or press release because we know that that means. “YOU JUST TALKING & TRYING TO MAKE YOURSELF LOOK LIKE A HUMANITARIAN” !!! #WaterForFlint #TheRobinHoodProject #AvitaH20Corp #SelfmadeFoundation #HUMANPOWERBALL

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The Game’s lengthy post also called out two fellow stars — Madonna and Jimmy Fallon. The pop superstar (a Michigan native) and the Tonight Show host recently donated $10,000 each to the cause.

“Most celebs on here faking using the word ‘Pledge’ in their so called donations are not fooling anyone!” he added. “To those who think it’s easy getting this water to Flint, it’s not so the people who are PLEDGING they are, show us.. We want proof!!! Stop using others tragedies for your own celebrity gain…You’re not fooling ANYONE! I seen @Madonna & @JimmyFallon’s $10,000 donations…that’s cute, but not nearly enough.”

Nevertheless, the Game hopes that others will get on board to help out. So much so that he’s challenging everyone to send him proof that they’ve donated. “Shipping order receipts, bank wire receipts, pictures etc,” he wrote. “No more pretending to give a f–k.”

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