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The latest on our work and those supporting it

Featured Fundraisers: Scott City School District is Fundraising for a Whole Year!

Friday, March 15th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

When we first spoke to Heather Helle, Music Teacher and Honor Choir Director at Scott City School District in Missouri, her enthusiasm bowled us over. And then we found out why: that her students had actually been the ones to give her that enthusiasm. We knew then that we just had to speak with her […]


Dedicated Donors: “Regular, middle-class guy” D’Laren has helped us build 10 projects so far!

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Through his donations, D’Laren has altered the course of thousands of lives. He has been so incredibly generous, and we couldn’t be more thankful for him.


Featured Fundraisers: Campbell High School and The Water Project Club!

Wednesday, January 17th, 2024by Jamie Heminway

Our fundraisers are incredibly precious to us at The Water Project (TWP). It’s through their generosity of spirit and time that we’re able to bring safe and reliable water to the people who need it most. At Campbell High School in Georgia, not only has their group fundraised for The Water Project since 2015, but […]


Dedicated Donors: Natalie Makes Giving a Family Initiative!

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023by Jamie Heminway

Multi-generational anything is good in our book. Whether that is passing along the recipe for Grandma’s holiday cookies or passing on traditions and life lessons, inspiring our children is a gift and an honor to parents and other family members. Values such as caring for others and giving are also often a family affair! We […]


Dedicated Donors: Debby’s Truth-Seeking, Intentional Approach Inspires Us

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023by Jamie Heminway

The Water Project community is grateful for every donation, no matter the size. When we can cultivate an incredible relationship with the person behind the donation, though — that is a true inspiration, and fuel to our collective fire.  For instance, our relationship with Debby A. from New Jersey. When our Senior Director of Philanthropy, […]


Dedicated Donors: Julie Transformed Her Curiosity About the World into a Force for Good

Wednesday, August 16th, 2023by Jamie Heminway

“Who I am is a person who does what I can to help others who could use a helping hand.”


Dedicated Donors: Brigitta and Her Family Have Changed Lives Since 2014!

Thursday, July 13th, 2023by Jamie Heminway

We have a special relationship with our donors. Working together to solve the water crisis helps you learn a lot about someone: hobbies, interests, and passion projects, especially. As they learn about our work and how they can help move it forward, so too do we learn about them. It’s a mutual give-and-take that often […]


Featured Fundraisers: Arabella and Lola raised $15k!

Thursday, June 15th, 2023by Jamie Heminway

This week, we’re spotlighting two intrepid teenage fundraisers named Arabella and Lola. They have worked so hard to gather support and donations for our cause. We thought it only fitting to show you how amazing they are!


California Drought Inspires Fundraising for The Water Project

Monday, October 19th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Yarleena is 7 years old and lives in Orange County, California with her parents. Inspired by her story, The Water Project asked if she would answer some questions about her successful fundraising campaign. Yarleena raised more than $500 which helped a community in Uganda.


Diesel’s Piggy Bank

Monday, October 5th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Chris and Amber Larkins, from Tennessee, share their story about how they became involved in The Water Project and the inspiration they found in their 3 year old son, Diesel.  This story was told to us by Chris. ——— 6 months ago, the Holy Spirit starting putting it on my heart to look into people […]