Pearl Jam is out of Seattle, but it’s coming to the aid of Flint, Michigan, out of safe water.

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“On Friday, the rock band pledged $125,000 to the United Way of Genesee County,” the Detroit News reported Friday. Additionally, a network of the group’s friends and partners — including Live Nation, the group’s record label Republic Records, Universal Music Publishing Group, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Glaser Progress Foundation, Brandi Carlile’s Looking Out Foundation and the group’s one-time foes Ticketmaster — chipped in an additional $175,000, bringing the total donation to $300,000.

Pearl Jam urged its fans to donate through a CrowdRise fund-raiser.

Reaction from allies:

Pearl Jam and partners have pledged $300,000 and counting in support of the Flint, Michigan water crisis.Donations…

Posted by United Way on Friday, January 22, 2016

There are many people who aren’t crazy about Pearl Jam, but I’m a lifelong fan and this is one good reason why.

Posted by David Warner on Friday, January 22, 2016

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