The Queen of Soul’s got a big voice -- and a big heart, too.
As residents of Flint, Michigan continue to grapple with the toxic water crisis, Aretha Franklin has stepped forward with a generous offer of assistance.
According to WDIV-TV, Franklin plans to provide free hotel rooms for up to 50 Flint residents at the Holiday Inn in Southfield. The singer, who grew up in Detroit, will also donate food to residents in need.
“Detroiters usually come to the aid of Detroiters -- and Flint is certainly regarded as Detroit,” Franklin told the news outlet. “Hang in there.”
Many big names and local organizations have offered a helping hand to Flint during this challenging time.
Scroll down to see what celebrities like Cher and Jimmy Fallon are doing to assist city residents. Also learn what you can do: