City of Tampa to Send 5,000 Bottles of Water to Columbia, South Carolina

10/07/15

This week, Mayor Bob Buckhorn organized 5,000 bottles of water to be sent to Columbia, South Carolina on behalf of City of Tampa to help hydrate citizens and first responders affected by the terrible flooding as a result of Hurricane Joaquin.

"Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is my friend but more importantly, the residents of Columbia, South Carolina are our fellow Americans,” said Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “They need us in their time of need and we are happy to step up and do what we can to help. "

The water will arrive to Columbia, South Carolina on Friday afternoon.

For additional information, please contact:
Ashley Bauman, Public Affairs Director
(813) 274-8262
Ashley.bauman@tampagov.net

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