Flint Teen Who Raised $500k For Clean Water Says, ‘I Really Don’t Like Seeing People Suffer’
Mari is a 13-year-old “Gen Z-er” from Flint, Michigan, who says she became an activist five years ago when she got involved with raising awareness – and money – to help provide safe, clean drinking water in her community.
“I just wanted to help and give back to my community because I really don’t like seeing people suffer,” says Mari.
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To date, the teen has raised approximately half a million dollars, impacting over 25,000 children and adults.
Watch the video above to learn more about Mari’s work. Then, hear from 21-year-old entrepreneur and “Gen Z-er” Jonah, who, alongside his father, runs a multi-generational business that provides insights on how the generations click – and clash.
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