Join the West Vancouver Walk for Water

On May 25th, we look forward to gathering again in support of those who do not have any of the benefits of clean running water in their homes. The Walk for Water in West Vancouver will cover about 3km. That is the distance village women walk every day to fetch buckets of water for their homes; water that is often polluted. (There is a shorter 1km walk.) Our goal is to raise funds for three new wells. This will impact the lives of as many as 300 people as they will be getting clean water from a village pump footsteps… [ read more ]

Walk for Water in Glovertown!

It’s that time again! Join us on Saturday, June 8 at the 21st Walk for Water in Glovertown, Nfld., to raise funds for Help A Village Effort. The walk starts at 8 a.m. from Glovertown Academy, around Ken Diamond Memorial Park. Tax receipts are issued for donations of $20 or more. See you there!

Vancouver Walk for Water raises thousands for clean water

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s Walk for Water.   Our tenth annual Walk in West Vancouver brought in $3,450 and we expect another $1,000 to come. As a result, 200 families will HAVE the full benefit of good drinking water.   If you have not yet made a donation  please mail to my address a cheque payable to HAVE- Help A Village Effort: David Phillips 6610 Madrona Cres., West Vancouver, B.C. V7W 2J8

Glovertown Walk for Water Coming Up June 9!

Vancouver walk will provide 200 families with drinking water

The Walk for Water in Vancouver was another heartening event with more than $4,000 raised for Help A Village Effort.

Glovertown Walk for Water raises over $22,000

The Glovertown HAVE branch’s 19th Walk for Water on June 10 was a tremendous success. The number of actual walkers was a little higher than last year’s walk.

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.