MSP helps host hurricane relief fundraiser Sunday

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Michigan State Police are teaming up with local businesses to host the MI Help for Hurricane Relief.
This fundraiser will be held this Sunday, October 8, in Lansing.
MSP, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division are partnering with Battleball Lansing, Hope Sports Complex and 101.7 Mike FM to host the fundraiser at the Hope Sports Complex on Sunday.
Money raised from the event will benefit the American Red Cross, which provides shelter, food and emergency support to those affected by the hurricanes.
“Since this recent string of destructive hurricanes began with Hurricane Harvey striking Texas, Michiganders have been asking how they can help,” said Capt. Chris A. Kelenske, Deputy State Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. “MI Help for Hurricane Relief is a great opportunity for our residents to contribute to the relief efforts.”

The event will run from noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $10 per vehicle.
Activities include:
• Free cider and doughnuts from Uncle John’s Cider Mill
• Battleball
• Trick-or-treating
• Kids’ costume contest
• Pet costume contest
• Concert by Global Village
• Bounce houses
• Emergency response vehicles and organization displays

To learn more about the event visit www.michigan.gov/miready