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Posts for 2012


Visit to Dodoma: a report

Posted by Patty Hall on April 18, 2012

H2O for Life is collaborating on 15 projects in Tanzania and 15 projects in Malawi. It is a collaboration including WASRAG, Rotary International; P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water; H2O for Life and Africare, the implementing NGO. Recently, Nancy Gilbert, a representative from WASRAG with Rotary International visited Dodoma to visit several of the projects. Please […]


H2O for Life celebrates 2012 school year end!

Posted by Patty Hall on July 19, 2012

It’s official!  H2O for Life Schools have concluded fund-raising for the 2011-12 school year.  206 US, Canadian and schools from around the world joined us to partner with 106 schools in developing countries that requested funding for water, sanitation and hygiene education implementation (WASH in Schools.)  Our schools donated $420,000 for WASH this school year. […]


Holy Spirit School, St. Paul, MN- On a Mission for WATER!

Posted by Patty Hall on July 19, 2012

On June 5th, I was invited to a liturgy mass celebration for Holy Spirit School, located in St. Paul, MN.  The K-8 students at Holy Spirit, led by Principal Mary Adrian and her amazing staff worked throughout the school year to convey a message of social justice and the importance of water for all.  Students […]


Water Ball a Splashing Success

Posted by Patty Hall on September 20, 2012

On Saturday, September 15th we hosted our 3rd annual Water Ball in White Bear Lake. Over 330 guests joined us to celebrate youth engagement in support of the global water crisis. In addition to indulging in a sumptuous dinner from Donatelli’s, divine chocolates from Manitou Station, and sweet apple pie from Pine Tree Apple Orchard, […]


HB Woodlawn- 4 years and still going strong!

Posted by Patty Hall on October 24, 2012

Recently, Cecilia Allen, an educator from HB Woodlawn School in Arlington, Virginia sent us the following email: “I thought you’d appreciate this…Today as I was asking kids to tell me of their weekend exploits, several commented on having spent Saturday taking the SAT exam. When I lamented them having to give up a weekend day to testing, […]


H2O for Life travels cross country

Posted by Patty Hall on November 27, 2012

The month of November was a travel month to conferences for H2O for Life.  Two of our favorite educational conferences were held in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington.  The first conference was in Portland. In early November the Association of Middle Level Educators conference was held in Portland.  It was a treat to meet teacher […]

The Ascent - Summit on the Summit

Posted by Steve Hall on December 28, 2012

“I’ve been on the treadmill a lot, running on an incline just trying to get my legs under me,” Hall said. “It’s really a hike, not a dangerous or technical climb. As long as you can avoid getting altitude sickness, you can make it to the top.” H2O for Life has been invited to participate […]

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