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Notre Dame – Green for Clean Water

Dorm Energy Competition Begins Nov 1

The second annual Dorm Energy Competition will run from November 1st through November 30th. The energy savings accrued by the winning dorm will be donated to the Global Water Initiative, Student Government’s year-long program to raise money to build wells in Africa through an international non-profit called The Water Project. The winning dorm will also receive an Energy Champion banner.


UM-Western Students Raise $700

UM-Western Students

UM-Western Students

These University of Montana – Western Students just raised over $700 for a well project in Western Kenya.

This ambitious group is the first official 2009-10 Water Challenge group to complete a project and get their money to us.  Congratulations on helping us kick-off a great year of fundraising!!

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the well you’re helping to build.

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Benefit Concert in Vancouver Raises almost $1,500

5773_258419455303_644760303_8399966_1575261_nDru A., Kaye E., Kimmy D., Karen D., James P., Maryanne S. and friends got together to do something big for clean water…and they pulled it off.  Check out what they had to say about the benefit they put together for The Water Project…

Project Hydrate is a benefit concert that happened on August 20 2009 at the Roundhouse Center, Vancouver, BC, CANADA. Our goal was to raise funds for The Water Project and to raise awareness of the water scarcity issue this world is facing today!

The event featured about 8 talented performers, mix of local bands and musicians from all over Greater Vancouver.

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Middleburg American Girl Camp Takes Challenge

middleburg1The American Girl Camp at the Middleburg Community Center is taking part in The Water Challenge this week to learn about water access issues around the world.  Since our theme has been “Around the World in Five Days,” it was a terrific opportunity to teach the girls about water access problems that families face across the globe, particularly in India, one of the countries we focused on this week.