We had beautiful weather on Tuesday, June 14, for the Minden Walk for Water. We started at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, moving down the boardwalk to the Gull River. Thank you to all who pledged to those walking and to the United Church for organizing the walk.
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Glovertown, Nfld., held their 18th Walk for Water on June 11 with terrific results. About 45 people came out to raise money for clean drinking water in India – and they did! More than $11,300 was donated, which translates to 10 bore wells. In addition, Glovertown Academy’s Grade 5 class held their own Walk for Water, which raised enough money to complete payment for a fourth well from that school.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s Walk for Water. There was a real sense of camaraderie among the hearty souls who showed up and walked through the water. It turned out that Saturday was the rainiest day of the year with 40mm falling. We have received $6,085. You and HAVE supporters do make a difference. Thank you! David Phillips and the Walk Team
Tuesday, June 14, there will be a Walk for Water to raise money for HAVE in Minden, Ont. HAVE raises money to drill wells and provide basic sanitation to the most needy in rural India. We are hoping to raise $80,000 this year which will cover the cost of drilling 35 wells and provide sanitation education. Each well costs approximately $2,200 depending on the exchange rate. The easiest way to sponsor a walker is to contribute directly to HAVE using Canada Helps which transfers the donations directly to HAVE and sends out a tax receipt. The link to Canada Helps… [ read more ]
Chew and Chat for Charity at Wintergreen Pancake Barn near Minden (3325 Gelert Rd.). You will find food and beverage samples from amazing local vendors. Live entertainment all afternoon. Silent auction and food competitions. Tickets are $20 each (over 16 years old) or $50 for a family. Money goes to Help A Village Effort and Haliburton County’s Food for Kids. The most delicious way to give back to the local and international community! The fun starts on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. and runs to 4 p.m. Bring your own plate, bug spray, lawn chair and cutlery.
HELP A VILLAGE EFFORT – H.A.V.E. May 28th, SATURDAY 9:30 REGISTRATION 10:00 WALK STARTS ST. MONICA’S CHURCH, 6404 WELLINGTON AVE. WEST VANCOUVER Join us again this year! Dear Friends of HAVE On May 28th our Walk will cover about 3 Km. That is the distance village women walk every day to fetch buckets of water for their homes. Water which is often polluted. Our goal for the walk is to raise funds for 3 new wells. Three wells will impact the lives of as many as 300 people as they will be getting clean water from a village pump footsteps… [ read more ]