Today’s featured member from our Well Mechanics Club is Cassie Burback, a passionate mom who raised $1,205 for clean water in India.
How did she do it?
Cassie leveraged social media such as her Facebook and Twitter, along with her blog. Her passion showed through her writing and advocating, inspiring her networks and community to rally behind the cause as well.
What were the results?
She raised over $1,000 — enough to hire two mechanics and provide clean water for over 10,000 people in rural India!
Why do we love this?
Cassie told us that her favorite part was “seeing unexpected donations come in from old friends and being able to connect again.” Not only did she raise money for clean water, but she also inspired and brought together people within her immediate community and outside of it. Awesome.
We’d like to introduce you to Ashley Nielsen, today’s featured member of our Well Mechanics Club.
What did she do?
Ashley was the lead organizer for a benefit concert in Olympia, WA, which featured a local bands in a favorite local venue. The proceeds of the concert went to The Adventure Project and our water initiative, helping to hire and train local leaders to become well mechanics and provide clean water for thousands of people throughout India.
What were the results?
A lot of happy music lovers, and enough tickets sold to help fund 3 well mechanics in India ($1,600)! That equates to consistently flowing clean water for approximately 15,000 people.
Why do we love this fundraiser idea?
Ashley tapped into her local community, engaging them with what’s familiar — a local band that everyone loves at a local venue that everyone frequents. At The Adventure Project, we’re all about local engagement to solve global issues, whether it’s on the ground in rural India training community leaders or activating our next door neighbors to strum guitars and raise funds.
Huge thanks to Ashley and everyone involved with the benefit concert in Olympia, WA!
To continue to give and help support the flow of clean water, donate here today. And to learn more about The Adventure Project and sustainable solutions to global problems, visit www.theadventureproject.org.
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Two women in a rural community in India are able to walk right outside of their homes to get clean water whenever they need it, thanks to a trained local mechanic who fixes the well and maintains it regularly.
Clean water is essential for good health, as it is used for drinking, cooking, bathing, and washing. Access to clean water also increases efficiency and productivity for many people and helps boost local economies.
Learn more about how sustainable access to clean water is changing lives around the world: www.theadventureproject.org.
Regular well maintenance can save communities thousands of dollars in costly repair, while continuing to supply families with clean, healthy drinking water. Learn more at www.theadventureproject.org, and join us tomorrow for World Water Day as we support mechanics in rural India.
Each dollar of our campaign will be matched by The Prem Rawat Foundation. We have the potential to raise up to $50,000 by tomorrow. That means the hiring and training of 90 new mechanics who will supply clean water to over 450,000 people.
Sign up here to help make a huge splash tomorrow.
We’re getting #PUMPED! Only 2 more days until World Water Day and our Water Day campaign.
If you haven’t heard yet, we were giving an amazing opportunity: Every donation given to our campaign by March 22 (World Water Day) will be matched dollar-for-dollar by The Prem Rawat Foundation, up to $25,000. We have the potential to raise up to $50,000 on March 22nd.
That means 90 new mechanics will be hired and trained in rural areas of India to help maintain wells and provide sustainable access to clean water to more than 450,000 people.
We told you it was an amazing opportunity.
Want to join? Sign up here to help us promote it on your social network via Tumblr, blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.
World Water Day is coming up in TWO days — let’s make it a good one!
3 more days until World Water Day! Join us in our 24-hour campaign to raise $25,000 (to be matched dollar-for-dollar by The Prem Rawat Foundation) in order to provide jobs for 90 local mechanics in India and bring sustainable access of clean water to over 450,000 people.
Interested? Sign up to join us.
Learn more about what The Adventure Project believes to be the most effective way to ensure people have sustainable access to clean water at www.theadventureproject.org.
On March 22nd, our global network is celebrating World Water Day with a challenge: to help raise $25,000 in 24 hours. It’s possible. But we need your help.
We’re enlisting 250 people to join us next week to help raise a lot of noise on March 22nd, via our social networks. Together, through our #typeTAP fundraising pages, we’re going to raise enough funds to hire 90 mechanics who will provide clean water for 450,000 people in their areas.
We’re giving our blogs, Tumblrs, Twitter accounts, Facebook walls, Pinterest boards, etc. to spread the news for just 24 hours and have our networks give to an amazing project. All donations up until midnight will be matched by The Prem Rawat Foundation, up to $25,000. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of something huge and lasting.
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