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Charleston Walk for Water: It Takes an Army

Volunteers help with Water Mission's Walk for Water.
Volunteers help with Water Mission's Walk for Water.

On March 25, 2017, thousands of people will gather at the Walk for Water to go farther together. They will walk for a purpose: safe water. Coordinating an event of this size is no easy feat. So how does an organization put together an event of this size? Well, it takes an army. Every year hundreds of dedicated individuals come out to help us prepare by volunteering their time to make a difference. The act of giving up their time is more than just an opportunity to serve. It is an opportunity to transform lives forever. Read More

Donor Offers $100,000 Gift Match to Support Scotty’s Ride

Scotty Parker trains for his ride across America to raise money for safe water.
Scotty Parker trains for his ride across America to raise money for safe water.

Updated | Feb 28, 2017 Scotty Parker, a seventh grader from Hanahan, South Carolina, is on a mission to raise awareness of the 1.8 billion people around the world who lack access to safe water. Two years ago, he rode his bike across the state of South Carolina and raised over $70,000 to draw attention to the crisis and help bring safe water solutions to communities in Honduras. Now, Scotty is training for his biggest challenge yet: a coast-to-coast bike ride, from Santa Monica CA to Charleston SC, this summer. He will set out in June and return in August, with a personal goal ... Read More

Go Farther in 2017

A woman in Malawi walks for water.
A woman in Malawi walks for water.

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions to change their lives for the better. They make plans and promises, recruit accountability partners, and psych themselves up for the challenge of changing. Read More

Our 2016 Impact on the Global Water Shortage

Water Mission Co-Founder Molly Greene celebrates the new safe water solution in Enariboo, Kenya.
Water Mission Co-Founder Molly Greene celebrates the new safe water solution in Enariboo, Kenya.

Water Mission celebrated our 15th anniversary in 2016, one of many milestones achieved this year by trusting God’s will to work through our safe water charity. As I reflect on this past year – let alone the past 15! – my heart rejoices in the nearly 184,000 individuals who received access to clean, safe water in the last twelve months.  Read More

Project Disaster: Engaging Youth in the Global Water Crisis

A youth group builds a temporary shelter as a part of Project Disaster.
A youth group builds a temporary shelter as a part of Project Disaster.

Imagine your community has been hit by a natural disaster and you’re now living in a danger zone – surrounded by wreckage, dealing with possible injuries, lacking access to basic necessities like food or water. How will you survive? This is the setting for an exciting new program for youth — Project Disaster — from Water Mission. Students become refugees for the day and compete in fun, challenging activities to see who has what it takes to survive. Read More

Meet our 2016 Summer Interns!

2016 Summer Interns, Water Mission, Charleston, SC
2016 Summer Interns, Water Mission, Charleston, SC

This summer, we had the privilege of welcoming ten college students and graduates to our headquarters! These summer interns assisted in almost every aspect of our daily headquarters operations including Community Development, Engineering, Church Partnerships, Production to Third-Party Fundraising. They improved processes, researched new ideas, developed programs and brought a lot of cheer to our team. Meet them below! Read More