This campaign closed on Dec 31, 2018 This campaign closed on Dec 31, 2018 and $1,418 is hard at work in Mali.

Jeffrey Hernandez

33 for 33 - Jeffrey Hernandez

Jeffrey Hernandez

33 for 33 - Jeffrey Hernandez

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$33,000

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Top donors listed by:
Pamela Conboy$200
William Disselhorst$100
Mary McAllen$100
Debbie Grohs$100
Jeff (Dad) Hernandez$100

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.

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

This December the 8th 2018 marks 33 years on this earth for me. I’ve learned a lot, I’ve experienced a lot and I’ve received a lot. Although my life has its challenges as well as it’s ups and downs, I am beginning to realize just how fortunate and grateful I am. So to celebrate 33 incredible years, I am donating my birthday as well as my Christmas this year to help bring a basic daily necessity to as many people as possible. I stumbled upon The Rich Roll podcast, which introduced me to Scott Harrison who operates Charity Water which then led me to Charity Water’s YouTube channel.

With so many issues that need to be solved in this world it can be overwhelming. But for some reason this cause really sank deep into my heart. I invite you to visit YouTube and view some of Charity Water’s videos. Also check out their website. Honestly the thought of not being able to bathe our daughter regularly, her drinking disease infested water and potentially dying from something as basic as diarrhea or dehydration just shakes me to my core. I’ve realized how I have taken so much for granted. In our home we literally have 3 sources of fresh water. We have city water from the faucets and even clean water in our toilets. We have a reverse osmosis system at our kitchen sink which we use for cooking and rinsing food. We even pay monthly to have 5 gallon jugs of fresh spring water delivered which is strictly our drinking water. Our daughter has literally never had “Tap” water in her 1.5 years on this earth. We are fortunate to say the least. Although we will continue this way of living which we have worked hard to achieve. Now that we have seen what Charity Water is doing and the insane impact having clean water has on a community, we simply can not turn our backs and go on with our regularly scheduled lives. We feel it is our honor to help those in need and this is only the beginning. So I invite you to join me and donate $33 dollars to celebrate 33 wonderful years of my life. Feel free to donate more or less. Even $1 makes a difference. If donating isn’t your thing or something is holding you back, please reach out to me for more info any way and time. We aim to make a huge impact so we are also going to donate $33 dollars a month from December 2018 to December 2019. Asking for help is really out of my comfort zone but I’ve realized by doing nothing I’m contributing to the issues of the world. I realized that while I’m being afraid to ask for help or what others will think of me, people are dying. 33 isn’t just an age... it’s the turning point of my life and possibly yours. The year I stop letting possessions and vanity hold me back. The year we make a change which changes the lives of everyone around us.

- Jeffrey

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Updates and Comments

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    Taylor Hernandez donated $66 - 11 months ago

    Happy Holidays!! ❤️✨

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    Susan Lorenzini donated $100 - 11 months ago

    Merry Christmas

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    Valerie Cole donated $50 - 12 months ago

    Merry Christmas Mary McAllen

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    Pamela Conboy donated $200 - 12 months ago

    Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas! Love you Aunt Pam

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    Sara McCraven donated $10 - 12 months ago

    Good job helping such a worthy cause

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    Conboy Families donated $50 - 12 months ago

    Bday gift

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    Theresa McAllen donated $60 - 12 months ago

    fantastic!

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    Audrey Crocker donated $33 - 12 months ago

    Happy birthday!! We love you!! 🎈

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    Taylor Hernandez donated $33 - 12 months ago

    Happy 33rd Birthday! Keep up the awesome work helping others. Charlotte and I love you more than anything in the whole wide world!! 🌎 😊❤️✨

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    Angela Lau donated $33 - 12 months ago

    Happy Birthday! Keep trusting your path. :)

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.

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