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.

$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 ]

Support HAVE at the Food and Beverage Showcase in Gelert June 18

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.

Walk for Water in West Vancouver May 28

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 ]