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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Water Aid, A Good Cause

I went to the local arts and crafts show this past weekend. It was crowded and noisy and packed with talented people. After an hour or so of walking I realized I was parched. I just started to look for a vendor or store selling water when a woman handed me a bottle of water with a local real estate agents name on it. It was a free bottle of water advertising her real estate firm. I thanked her for being a “life saver” and drank my free bottle of water. I thought nothing of that free bottle of water. I wasn’t truly parched I just felt like I was.

Reality check is that 4000 kids die each day due to illnesses from lack of clean drinking water. They aren’t just parched, they’re dying!

It is frightening to consider a number like 4000 dead kids per day. Actually it is beyond frightening and into appalling! The following video describes Water Aid an international organization that works to provide both clean water and sanitation instruction.

Contact Information:Address: 232 Madison Avenue Suite 1202 New York, NY United States
Phone number: 1-212-683-0430 Web site: http://www.wateraidamerica.org/

I am a blogger. I am not much of an activist. I don’t carry signs and march in protests. However I do write and amazingly I have a few folks who read what I write. I participate in an organization called Bloggers Unite.

From the pages of Bloggers Unite: Bloggers Unite is a community that cares. Bloggers Unite is an attempt to harness the power of the blogosphere to make the world a better place. By asking bloggers to write about a particular subject on 1 day of the month, a single voice can be joined with thousands to help make a difference; from raising awareness for cancer, to an effort to better education systems or supporting 3rd world countries.

I don’t participate in every event that Bloggers Unite suggests. That isn’t inferring that those events aren’t worth support, it is my inability to better budget my time to get everything done I hope to do. This is not a political cause, this is a people cause.  It's easy to take clean water for granted unless you don't have any clean water.  Pony up to make a more humane world.

The following widget will allow you to make a donation to Water Aid. I made a donation. If you make one too perhaps together we can make life better for someone we don’t know and will never meet. That’s something to feel pretty darn good about.

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