Global Handwashing Day is October 15th!

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day! Photo credit: WaterAid/Tom Greenwood October 15th is Global Handwashing Day, celebrated to increase awareness about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases. The theme this year is Hand Hygiene for All – to remind us that we must work toward universal […]

World Water Day 2020: Everyone Has a Role to Play

World Water Day 2020: Everyone Has a Role to Play Did you know? – Globally, 1.8 billion people drink from a contaminated water source – 1 in 10 people live without basic access to clean water – 1 in 4 people do not have access to decent toilets or sanitation facilities. This World Water Day, […]

Charitable Partner Highlight: Water First

Charitable Partner Spotlight: Water First In honour of World Water Day today, this blog post will be the final of a three-part charity partner spotlight series. There is nothing more important than clean water, yet at any given time there are more than 100 drinking water advisories in numerous First Nations communities across Canada. For […]

Charitable Partner Spotlight: DigDeep

Charitable Partner Spotlight: DigDeep In honour of World Water Day, this blog post will be the second of our three-part charity partner spotlight series. Access to clean water is a basic human right. Yet according to data from the American Community Survey, roughly 1.6 million Americans still don’t have hot or cold running water, a bathtub, […]

Charitable Partner Spotlight: WaterAid

Charitable Partner Spotlight: WaterAid In honour of World Water Day, this blog post will be the first of a three-part charity partner spotlight series. According to the World Health Organization and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme, 3 in 10 people lack access to safe water and 6 in 10 lack safely managed sanitation. This global crisis […]

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