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The latest on our work and those supporting it

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 […]


Theatre for the World

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

This post comes to us from Brian Schultz, creator of Theatre for the World.   There are many people who have inspired me over the years, but if you are looking for someone famous who led me on the path to give back it is the late, great Harry Chapin.  I loved his music, and […]


Fox Valley Church Walk for Water

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Fox Valley Church of Christ in Wisconsin has been fundraising for The Water Project for years and has helped fund 3 water projects! They host a Walk for Water which is always a huge success! “We fundraise because we believe that all life is precious. No one can have life without water.We fund raise because […]


She Did What for Water?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013by Peter

Stacey’s dream; to raise enough money to help The Water Project build a well to provide clean, safe water to a community in Africa. She’s committed to seeing it happen. Really committed… like… shave her head committed. Stacey’s put all her hair on the line on the floor.  She promised to chop off her “blonde […]


Well by Well – We Can Do That

Monday, June 3rd, 2013by julia

We all know how much our military men and women give in service to our country, but LT Jared N. Smith, Command Chaplain in the Naval Air Facility El Centro, also encourages his congregation to give generously to important causes like The Water Project. The Navy must donate the congregation’s weekly collection to non- profit […]