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Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity: Matthew Jarrell’s Inspiring Story

When you think about the adventure of a lifetime, climbing the tallest mountain in Africa might come to mind. Over 19,000 feet tall, with some of the most beautiful scenery…

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A Sweet Way to Give Clean Water: Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream

Have you ever wondered how many creative ways there are to make a clean water donation? We’ve seen all sorts of fundraising efforts–everything from kayaking to beard-growing to lemonade stands.…

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Wheels4Water: A 10-Day Ride to Serve 10,000

It’s amazing what happens when people combine their passions with a vision to help others. That’s the story of the Wheels4Water team. On September 10, a team of cyclists from…

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Christy’s Story: Why I Give Monthly

Christy’s grandson was in the hospital with a deadly water-borne illness. Thankfully, his life was saved.

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Kids Helping Others: How Two Classrooms Made a Difference

There are kids helping others all over the world. Learn how kindergarteners in Brazil and 5th graders in California found creative ways to give safe water.

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Clean Water Fundraiser: Kalamazoo Mud Run

A clean water fundraiser can make a big impact in your community. Since 2012, the Kalamazoo Mud Run has served nearly 3,000 in Uganda with safe water.

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Students Helping Students Get Safe Water

H2O For Life and Lifewater connect schools around the world. For nearly five years Lifewater has worked with H2O For Life to connect students in North America with students in Africa…

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Don’t just say Blessed today. Do it.

Can we be honest for a minute? “Blessed” is a word that we hear or might even say. It’s often a word people use to describe themselves and sometimes it…

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What Does Chewing Gum Have To Do With Safe Water?

Project7 and Lifewater team up to help small choices make a big difference. US-based specialty gum company Project7 is putting its profits toward good work around the world. By supporting…

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Jerome Active Water 5K Runs for Clean Water

Five years ago, Ryan Horner started the Jerome Active Water 5k, a running and walking race that his family puts on in their hometown of Greentown, Indiana. As his younger…

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