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H2O for Life Alumni Rock the World

Posted by Patty Hall on January 15, 2014

H2O for Life was founded in 2007 and we are in the middle of our 7th year as an educational organization connecting schools with local and global service-learning programs focused on the water crisis. As former H2O for Life students complete high school, enter college and enter the work force, they often share their stories.  […]

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A Monumental Time!

Posted by Patty Hall on April 16, 2014

Last week H2O for Life attended a fantastic National service-learning conference hosted by the National Youth Leadership Council in DC. It was titled “Monumental” and it was! H2O for Life had a chance to reconnect with many of our service learning schools, teachers and students that attended. Abington High School represented H2O for Life proudly […]

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Dear H2O for Life Schools

Posted by Patty Hall on June 4, 2014

As President of H2O for Life and a former teacher I know the amount of work that goes into a successful service learning project. Thank you for your time and commitment. H2O for Life schools will have donated more than $2 million dollars by the end of the school year to support water, sanitation and […]

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South Carroll Walks for Lusigetti

Posted by Nick Coughlin on June 5, 2014

This update was sent to H2O for Life by South Carroll student, Anna Lindsay, in 2014. The First Annual Walk for Water at South Carroll High School, Sykesville, MD, sponsored by the National Honors Society was a success! There were over 150 participants who walked the 5K cross-country course on May 31st, most carrying two […]

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Integrating STEM

Posted by Patty Hall on June 6, 2014

Integrating STEM in Service-Learning is Easy H2O for Life will be launching more curricular connections for schools in the fall.  STEM education is a hot topic.  Let’s not overthink how STEM can be integrated. What can be more STEM related than water: construction of water wells, learning about aquifers, learning about filters, mathematically graphing and […]

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The Haverford School Raises Funds for South Sudanese School

Posted by Nick Coughlin on June 20, 2014

The sun peeked over the horizon to welcome Earth Day 2014. The wind gently kissed the trees as if to say, “ Wake up, today is the day!” The birds tweeted our arrival on Sabol Field as we prepared the track for our fifth annual Walk for Water. The teaching table was set, the H2O […]

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Millennium Campus Conference 2014

Posted by Patty Hall on October 15, 2014

I had Great day at Millennium Campus Conference last week. Speakers- Nicholas Kristof, Carrie Hessler-Radelet (Peace Corp Director) Kristin Davis, Mischa Barton, Lissa Piercy, Sakena Yacoobi, Kristin Gutekunst and amazing college students! Glad to be here. Later, an amazing evening at the Wyndym until way too late! 4:15 am arrived very quickly. We shared ideas about […]

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Make something beautiful happen

Posted by Patty Hall on October 22, 2014

When you join H2O for Life this year for a partner school project, we have an idea for you! Reach out to your local Rotary club and engage Rotary members to join you to provide Water, Sanitation and Hygiene education for schools.  Water is a key issue of concern for Rotary clubs around the world […]

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Xcel Energy supports Race 2 Reduce

Posted by Patty Hall on December 17, 2014

Today, H2O for Life received a grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation in Minnesota.  Colette Jurek, Manager of Community and Local Government Relations delivered a check to H2O for Life Executive Director, Amy Crawford and Board members Frank Plourde and Patty Hall.  Xcel Energy is supporting a local outreach campaign titled Race to Reduce. Race […]

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