This campaign closed on Dec 30, 2011 Bridger Anderson brought clean water to Yellow Thunder Drilling Rig.

Bridger Anderson

BB's Clean Water for Christmas Campaign

Bridger Anderson

BB's Clean Water for Christmas Campaign

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Hi, I'm Bridger. This is my 2nd year giving up Christmas presents for water. Last year, I raised $5,622 for people in need of water {mycharitywater.org/scorpions}, and this year, I want to do twice as much as last year.

I'm 8 and in 3rd grade. I love scorpions.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/BBs-Clean-Water-for-Christmas/146329768801137

{from charity: water}

The holidays: a time for family, fun and love.

Joy to the world, right?

But here's the reality of Christmas in our world: America spends around $500 billion a year on Christmas gifts. That's more than $600 per person! We also spend another $8 billion on Christmas decorations.

Isn't there something wrong with this picture?

This Christmas, I'm taking a step back from that world. This Christmas, I want to give more than gifts that fit in boxes.

I want to give people life.

More than a billion people are living without clean drinking water on our planet. Some walk miles every day to get to the nearest source: a stagnant, parasite-infested stream or pond. They lug it back to their families. They suffer from diarrheal disease, worms and skin problems because they can't wash. About 30,000 people die each week from water-related diseases. Most are kids under five years old!

My mission is to raise over $10,000 by Christmas this year. 100% of every dollar I raise will go directly to water projects. And when the projects are complete, charity: water will show us GPS coordinates, photos and other details about the communities we've helped. Together, we'll be able to see the impact we've made.

One billion people, one cause. The least we can do is give one Christmas.

Please join me by donating.

This campaign helped fund a rig in Ethiopia that can drill 80 wells a year.

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This campaign closed on Dec 30, 2011 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$500
Bridger Anderson$345
Cynthia Jensen$300
Summer Lang$250
Melissa Anderson$150

You fundraised, donated and came to a birthday party -- all to help us raise money for two new drilling rigs in Tigray, Ethiopia. Each rig will go on to drill 80 new wells, and together they'll change 80,000 lives -- every single year for the next 15 years.

100 percent

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

This campaign helped fund a rig in Ethiopia that can drill 80 wells a year.

Hi, I'm Bridger. This is my 2nd year giving up Christmas presents for water. Last year, I raised $5,622 for people in need of water {mycharitywater.org/scorpions}, and this year, I want to do twice as much as last year.

I'm 8 and in 3rd grade. I love scorpions.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/BBs-Clean-Water-for-Christmas/146329768801137

{from charity: water}

The holidays: a time for family, fun and love.

Joy to the world, right?

But here's the reality of Christmas in our world: America spends around $500 billion a year on Christmas gifts. That's more than $600 per person! We also spend another $8 billion on Christmas decorations.

Isn't there something wrong with this picture?

This Christmas, I'm taking a step back from that world. This Christmas, I want to give more than gifts that fit in boxes.

I want to give people life.

More than a billion people are living without clean drinking water on our planet. Some walk miles every day to get to the nearest source: a stagnant, parasite-infested stream or pond. They lug it back to their families. They suffer from diarrheal disease, worms and skin problems because they can't wash. About 30,000 people die each week from water-related diseases. Most are kids under five years old!

My mission is to raise over $10,000 by Christmas this year. 100% of every dollar I raise will go directly to water projects. And when the projects are complete, charity: water will show us GPS coordinates, photos and other details about the communities we've helped. Together, we'll be able to see the impact we've made.

One billion people, one cause. The least we can do is give one Christmas.

Please join me by donating.

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Updates and Comments

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    Lisa Moawad donated $25 - about 5 years ago

    What an awesome young man you are- I'm so proud of you!

  • Blake Ward donated $15 - about 5 years ago

    I think it is so cool you are doing this! Really Inspiring.

  • diana neidecker donated $15 - about 5 years ago

    you are an inspiration!

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    Nicole Gitler donated $20 - about 5 years ago

    Happy Holidays! You are an inspiration!

  • R
    Reyne D Buchholz donated $25 - about 5 years ago

    Merry Christmas Bridger. You are doing great work!

  • T
    Tirah Sheppard donated $20 - about 5 years ago

    From Stacey Lloyd (my co-worker)

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    J. Ann Gregory donated $10 - about 5 years ago

    xoxoxoxo

  • Bridger Anderson
    Bridger Anderson donated $16.02 - about 5 years ago

    Our Pig with a Purpose!

  • Jennifer Polk donated $25 - about 5 years ago

    Merry Christmas, Bridger!

  • Angela Newman donated $15 - about 5 years ago

    Kudos young man. You are an inspiration to us ALL.

You fundraised, donated and came to a birthday party -- all to help us raise money for two new drilling rigs in Tigray, Ethiopia. Each rig will go on to drill 80 new wells, and together they'll change 80,000 lives -- every single year for the next 15 years.

100 percent

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