This campaign closed on Jun 6, 2010 Anna Anna brought clean water to Meriet Kahn Community and 2 other projects.

Anna Anna

theyearoflivinggenerously

Anna Anna

theyearoflivinggenerously

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Have you ever said, "I'm dying of thirst?"

If so, I bet you didn't really mean it.

If you're like me, you don't spend too much time thinking about water - it's everywhere we go. When we're thirsty, we flip a handle or push a button. When we're dirty, we twist a shower knob. When our garden needs watering, when our pasta needs to be boiled, when we use the bathroom - water's just there for the taking.

But for a billion people on the planet, it's not. Millions of women and children have to walk hours each day to get water from muddy ponds and rivers. And much of that water is infested with parasites and leeches. In fact, 80% of all diseases in the world are caused by unsafe drinking water and lack of sanitation.

When I learned that only $20 can give someone clean, safe water for two decades, I decided to join with good friends and start a campaign to help. Now, our goal is to raise $5,000 to build wells in developing nations. And the cool thing about charity: water is that they spend 100% of the money we raise directly on the water projects. Even better, when projects are complete, every dollar is tied to a village well and all the wells are posted on Google Earth.

I've never actually been dying of thirst. And if you're like me, you'd like to see a world where no one does.

Together, we can make a dent in the global water crisis. I hope you'll consider helping.

This water campaign lasts just 3 months, and it's an AMBITIOUS goal. My friends and I will be dedicating this year to digging deep and cutting back to see what kind of difference we can make. Will you join us?

This campaign brought clean water to Meriet Kahn Community, Ethiopia and 2 other projects.

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This campaign closed on Jun 6, 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$2,500
Anonymous$1,200
Carrie Hartgen$1,000
Knight Family$400
Janette Crerie$250

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.

100 percent

Private donors cover our operating cost so that 100% of all public donations can go directly to water project costs.

This campaign brought clean water to Meriet Kahn Community, Ethiopia and 2 other projects.

Have you ever said, "I'm dying of thirst?"

If so, I bet you didn't really mean it.

If you're like me, you don't spend too much time thinking about water - it's everywhere we go. When we're thirsty, we flip a handle or push a button. When we're dirty, we twist a shower knob. When our garden needs watering, when our pasta needs to be boiled, when we use the bathroom - water's just there for the taking.

But for a billion people on the planet, it's not. Millions of women and children have to walk hours each day to get water from muddy ponds and rivers. And much of that water is infested with parasites and leeches. In fact, 80% of all diseases in the world are caused by unsafe drinking water and lack of sanitation.

When I learned that only $20 can give someone clean, safe water for two decades, I decided to join with good friends and start a campaign to help. Now, our goal is to raise $5,000 to build wells in developing nations. And the cool thing about charity: water is that they spend 100% of the money we raise directly on the water projects. Even better, when projects are complete, every dollar is tied to a village well and all the wells are posted on Google Earth.

I've never actually been dying of thirst. And if you're like me, you'd like to see a world where no one does.

Together, we can make a dent in the global water crisis. I hope you'll consider helping.

This water campaign lasts just 3 months, and it's an AMBITIOUS goal. My friends and I will be dedicating this year to digging deep and cutting back to see what kind of difference we can make. Will you join us?

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Updates and Comments

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    Anonymous donated $2,500 - almost 7 years ago

    4HIM4HIS

  • Lisa Gilleland donated $44 - almost 7 years ago

    I saved this much at Target today with coupons and sales. Glad to give it to those in need!

  • Jendy & Mike Daglio donated $100 - almost 7 years ago

    What a great cause! Good luck in the final days of your campaign.

  • Janine Mohl donated $155 - almost 7 years ago

    I'm pledging to give up my beloved Starbucks for 30 days starting tomorrow - to pay for this donation - It's worth it!

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    Anonymous donated $250 - almost 7 years ago

    We're in the home stretch! Let's not give up! Clean Water-- Woooohooo! xo, Anna

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    Anonymous donated $10 - almost 7 years ago

    from your friend who already knows she couldn't slip a $10 in her bra and have it stay in place!

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    Steven Donaldson donated $100 - almost 7 years ago

    Glad to contribute to a worthwhile project.

  • Elizabeth Whiston-dean donated $110 - almost 7 years ago

    brownie sale match, plus I found 10 bucks in the parking lot!

  • Janette Crerie donated $250 - almost 7 years ago

    Donated from Body Grace Fitness & Yoga and our benefit week. Way to go Anna!

  • Claire Fletcher donated $33 - almost 7 years ago

    Congratulations Donaldsons. Looks like you reached your target!!!

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.

100 percent

Private donors cover our operating cost so that 100% of all public donations can go directly to water project costs.