One of my favorite parts about working with Water Mission is having the opportunity to visit communities we serve around the world that are full of vibrant culture, welcoming families, and inspirational resilience. On top of that, I get to connect with incredible, generous partners, and I even have the chance to travel with them to see the safe water projects their partnerships have made possible.
Earlier this month, I traveled to Haiti with a few representatives from Big League Impact — a foundation committed to restoring hope and saving lives in the U.S. and globally. The organization and several of ... Read More
Following a recent St. Louis Cardinals game, pitchers Adam Wainwright and Jaime García sat down to interview with Kyle McClellan, former Cardinals pitcher and now leader of Brace for Impact 46, a foundation that provides clean water, medical care, employment, and more for communities in Haiti as well as in their own city of St. Louis, Missouri. The original interview aired July 5, 2016, on KMOX News Radio 1120.
May 6, 2022
Ukrainian news report shares about Water Mission’s safe water systems arriving to get water flowing (in Ukrainian with English subtitles).
The escalating conflict in Ukraine has left more than 6 million people in Ukraine struggling to access safe water. Water Mission is on the ground working to meet safe water, sanitation, and hygiene needs. We have sent emergency water treatment equipment and water purification supplies to get safe water flowing for men, women, and children. Water Mission is currently one of few nonprofits producing water in multiple cities in Ukraine.
We are also distributing hygiene kits for refugees and those ... Read More
April 6 is the United Nations (UN) International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. This UN holiday honors sports’ positive influence.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher, Jaime García, takes his role seriously as a spokesperson for sports, faith, and safe water. García grew up in Mexico near the border of Texas. He made his career debut in a 2008 Cardinals game and spent the next decade pitching for different teams, including the Atlanta Braves, before retiring in 2019.
During a Professional Athlete Outreach conference, former MLB player and current Water Mission Partnerships Director, Scott Linebrink, discussed the global water crisis. García ... Read More
Jason Standridge launched his Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2001 before playing with the Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, and the Kansas City Royals. He then signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in 2007 and spent most of the following decade in Japan, where he played for both of the country’s leagues.
Standridge knows that his unique career path and family life are part of God’s plan. Christian athletes like Standridge often find a connection between their love of the game and their love for the Lord. He aims to show God’s love by how he lives, speaks, and ... Read More
This season, you have the power to change lives in honor of the ones you love. For as little as $10, you can send a beautiful card that shares how your gift will bring safe and Living Water to families in need.
This year’s honor card tells the story of Cipriana, a mother from Ocoto Alto, Peru. She and her family will soon experience the blessing of safe water for her community.
“Our biggest dream is that they will have safe water here at home,” she says of her family and her community. “That is the greatest dream we have.”
Access to safe water transforms the lives of people, like Cipriana.
You can help provide safe and Living Water to ... Read More