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Stefanie Wood

Stefanie Wood's 23rd birthday campaign

Stefanie Wood

Stefanie Wood's 23rd birthday campaign

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Hello all! It's my birthday on the 24th November and lots of people have asked me what do I want? As I'm lucky enough to have everything I need I decided to give up my birthday this year and set up this page!

I'm turning 23 years old, and instead of asking for gifts, I'm asking for any amount you can give from everyone I know. It's not going to me, though. All of it is going to build freshwater wells for people in developing nations.

A billion people in the world are living without clean water - but how much are they really living? Millions contract deadly diseases from contaminated water. 45,000 people will die this week alone. The lucky ones won't, but still walk hours each day to get dirty water to give to their families.

My birthday wish this year is not for more gifts I don't need; it's to give clean and safe drinking water to some of the billion living without it. I want to make my birthday matter this year.

Please join me.

Please note: Because of charity: water's unique model, 100% of all donations go directly to direct water projects costs, and each donation is "proved" and tracked to the village it helped when projects are complete.

This campaign brought clean water to Maygenay School, Ethiopia.

$150Raised

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$150.00

This campaign closed on Dec 31, 2010 and the money is being sent to the field. Still want to donate? You can give directly to charity: water.

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Top donors listed by:
  • Anonymous
    $35
  • Anonymous
    $23
  • Karen Wood
    $23
  • katie winter-alsop
    $23
  • Stefanie Wood
    $23

This campaign brought clean water to Maygenay School, Ethiopia.

Hello all! It's my birthday on the 24th November and lots of people have asked me what do I want? As I'm lucky enough to have everything I need I decided to give up my birthday this year and set up this page!

I'm turning 23 years old, and instead of asking for gifts, I'm asking for any amount you can give from everyone I know. It's not going to me, though. All of it is going to build freshwater wells for people in developing nations.

A billion people in the world are living without clean water - but how much are they really living? Millions contract deadly diseases from contaminated water. 45,000 people will die this week alone. The lucky ones won't, but still walk hours each day to get dirty water to give to their families.

My birthday wish this year is not for more gifts I don't need; it's to give clean and safe drinking water to some of the billion living without it. I want to make my birthday matter this year.

Please join me.

Please note: Because of charity: water's unique model, 100% of all donations go directly to direct water projects costs, and each donation is "proved" and tracked to the village it helped when projects are complete.

Learn about the water crisis

Diseases from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. Your donation will help change that.

Comments by donors

  • Anonymous donated $6 - over 4 years ago

    The last $6 for your target! Are you doing this next year?

  • Anonymous donated $35 - over 4 years ago

    Happy birthday hun sorry its so late xx

  • Anonymous donated $23 - over 4 years ago

    Happy birthday! x

  • katie winter-alsop
    katie winter-alsop donated $23 - over 4 years ago

    Happy Bithday Stef Lots of love Katie xxx

  • Stefanie Wood
    Stefanie Wood donated $23 - over 4 years ago

    To get the ball rolling...

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