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Join the Walk for Water in Glovertown, Nfld.

Join us on June 10 for the 19th Walk for Water to benefit Help A Village Effort. It’s a marvellous opportunity and appropriate occasion for everyone to come together to walk with millions of others in the global community who are walking daily in search of safe drinking water for their families. Raise money through pledges to bring drinking water to villages in India.

Give clean water this holiday season

You are invited to support H.A.V.E. by giving the gift of clean water and sanitation to a community in India. H.A.V.E. is working to raise money to build 4 community wells, 3 wells for schools, and 2 purification systems for schools. The cost of a well is approximately $3000 which includes labour, materials, a submersible pump, an electric pump and a holding tank. We are a charitable organization that works with trusted on-the-ground NGOs to provide wells and sanitation systems to those who need it most. H.A.V.E. is based in Minden, Ont., with branches in eastern and western Canada. We… [ read more ]

Minden Walk for Water brings in $9,000

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.

Glovertown’s walk raises more than $11,000

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.

$6,085 raised in Vancouver Walk for Water

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

Walk for Water in Minden June 14

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 ]