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Posts for 2018

Water Wings a Hit!

Posted by Steve Hall on April 16, 2018

On Saturday we met our project goal/pledge of $3,300 via our partnership w/ H2O for Life and will be able to continue bringing clean water to these kids (our friends) the children of St. Luke’s Primary School in The Nembe Kingdom, Bayelsa State, Nigeria! Our commitment will cover the following: Each classroom will receive filters […]

How to organize a Walk for Water for Earth Day

Posted by Nick Coughlin on April 19, 2018

We all know that being a good steward of the Earth and its resources is something to consider every day of the year, but there’s one day each year set aside to recognize the importance of treating our planet with care. If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, […]

Water for Life Fair

Posted by Steve Hall on April 25, 2018

On Saturday, May 5 from 12 – 3 p.m., the Middle School Water Warriors are hosting their 6th annual Water for Life Fair! Join us on campus for In-N-Out, boba, face-painting, henna, games, a photobooth, pie-throwing, a petting zoo, slime-making, an amazing raffle, and more! Admission is free. All proceeds will go towards building two […]

West Middle School launches project

Posted by Steve Hall on May 1, 2018

7th Graders at West Middle School in Binghamton, NY began learning about the water crisis and related issues this fall. They wanted to do something about it. Some of our students have been designing and building this project for several months! Events Include: Coin Drive 59 groups of 8-12 students will start competing to fill […]

Johnson AVID students step up!

Posted by Steve Hall on May 2, 2018

This is our third year participating in H2O for Life. We learned quite a bit about the water crisis around the world, as well as the importance of helping communities around the world. This is a great service learning project. Here are some photos from our grocery bagging fundraiser which raised $500 towards our project […]

King of Grace Candy Store

Posted by Steve Hall on May 8, 2018

King of Grace Lutheran School in MN has kicked off their 2018 campaign by opening the Candy Store! Sales were brisk opening day.  All the students were eager to contribute to the H2O for Life campaign this year by purchasing candy at the store.  The third grade students are learning how to run a business […]

N’nyapule Madai Visit

Posted by Judy Onufer on May 9, 2018

N’nyapule Madai of Tanzania Visits H2O for Life and White Bear Lake Special Education Teachers On April 20, 2018, H2O for Life hosted a visit from Mr. N’nyapule Madai.  Mr. Madai is a Humphrey Fellow and the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Leadership Award from the University of MN for his work in developing a […]

Prathmik Vidhyalaya Completion Report

Posted by Steve Hall on May 15, 2018

This report was provided by our implementing partner, GRAVIS Water, Health & Sanitation for School Children The Thar Desert of India is an under-developed and poverty impacted area of Rajasthan State in India. The region suffers severely at the hands of frequent droughts due to extremely scanty and unpredictable rainfall. Many times in lack of […]

King of Grace Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on May 21, 2018

“It doesn’t hurt to have ice cream for sale when it’s 84 degrees and sunny, but a lot of kids were simply walking laps to earn money for this years H2O project.  We had over 30 water walkers, and sold more than 160 ice cream cones.  You can see by the smiles on the kids […]

Varsity Lakes 6th Graders Walk-4-Water

Posted by Steve Hall on May 30, 2018

To end the school year, 6th grade Reading classes read “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda S. Park and learned about global water scarcity. The students put what they have learned into action by sponsoring the Sabane Primary School water project. Over 200 Varsity Lakes Middle School 6th graders completed a Walk-4-Water on May […]

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