Water Blogged

Posts for 2015

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Katie inspires in WA

Posted by Patty Hall on January 14, 2015

H2O for Life Ambassador, Katie Spotz, is speaking to schools in Yakima, WA today. Katie is inspiring youth to set goals and take actions that will provide water for partner schools around the world. During her week in the Seattle/Tacoma area, Katie’s story will reach more than 4000 students attending local area schools. Katie will […]

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Model UN Conference 2015

Posted by Patty Hall on February 4, 2015

Recently H2O for Life President, Patty Hall, was the keynote speaker for the Model United Nations Conference on Water 2015, hosted in honor of MLK day at the University of Pennsylvania. Students from schools around the area, attended as “delegates” to determine actions that they feel should be implemented to provide clean water and sanitation […]

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Uganda or Bust!

Posted by Patty Hall on February 11, 2015

H2O for Life President Patty Hall, along with Board member Kate Booth and her daughter Maddie, and Volunteers, Renee Lemieux and Christopher Jordan are heading off on an adventure. The bags are almost packed with pen pal letters, first aid kits, soccer balls, medical supplies, tooth brushes, soap and more- donated by our wonderful H2O […]

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Uganda is beautiful, with wonderful people!

Posted by Patty Hall on February 18, 2015

Dear H2O for Life friends, A team of volunteers from H2O for Life have completed visits to 8 schools in Uganda. Implementing partner Drop in the Bucket, assisted with the school tours. Executive Director, John Travis, met us and was an amazing host. We learned many facts about their water and toilet systems and want […]

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Awesome volunteer team

Posted by Patty Hall on February 19, 2015

Awesome volunteer team in Uganda. Kate and Maddie Booth-queens of chaos, Chris Jordan- voice of wisdom, Renee Lemieux- head photographer and Patty Hall- schlepper of stuff! Off to safari!

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Dreams can happen!

Posted by Patty Hall on February 25, 2015

A team of volunteers from H2O for Life have spent the past 2 weeks in Uganda. Implementing partner, Drop in the Bucket, and ED John Travis accompanied the team to visit 8 schools in the Soroti area. The work being completed with support from our US H2O for Life schools is truly making a difference. […]

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Rushaga Women Water Warriors

Posted by Patty Hall on April 13, 2015

H2O for Life usually focuses on involving schools, but there are other ways that you can help schools around the world.  A few weeks ago, three women calling themselves the “Minnesota Women Water Warriors” hosted a wine and cheese party to educate their women friends about the global water crisis.  Their goal was to raise […]

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How will you celebrate Earth Day?

Posted by Patty Hall on April 22, 2015

Earth Day 2015 – Collaboration leads to service-learning Last spring the Bonham Rotary Club partnered with H20 for Life, an organization that engages schools and other organizations in the United States to raise awareness and the funds to provide water, sanitation and hygiene education for schools in developing countries. Evans Intermediate School and their local […]

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Torture Your Teacher is a Success at North Branch Middle School!

Posted by Chelsea Morrison on June 9, 2015

Posted by H2O for Life Intern Talia Milavetz With only two days until the end of the school year, North Branch Middle School finished up with one of their last fundraisers, Torture Your Teacher. Students filled the bleachers and spilled out onto the floor, sitting cross-legged and awaiting their teachers’ fate. They worked hard to […]

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2015 Water Festival - Salem Hills Elementary

Posted by Patty Hall on June 10, 2015

On June 1, Salem Hills Elementary School, Inver Grove Heights, MN, hosted their all school “Water Festival”.  For several weeks before the event, all classrooms in the school focused on local and global water.  Each class adopted a theme and prepared to share their results at the festival.  Students created jewelry to sell, created Ugandan […]