The 14th Annual Charleston Walk for Water on March 21st is Now Virtual

Water Mission's annual Walk for Water event, which raises awareness and funds to support the 2.1 billion people around the world that lack access to safe water, has been converted to a virtual walk.

The nonprofit decided to make this change in light of the current uncertainties due to the coronavirus. On Saturday, March 21st, Water Mission invites people across the Lowcountry to Walk for Water in their parks, neighborhoods, and communities.

Details on How to Walk Virtually:

  • Pick up your 2020 Walk for Water t-shirt at Water Mission (1150 Kinzer Street, North Charleston) on Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th from 10 am to 6 pm and Thursday, March 19th from 11 am - 7 pm.
  • On Saturday, March 21st, walk a three-mile route in your local area while wearing your Walk t-shirt
  • Take a photo along the way and post it to social media using the #2020VirtualWalkCHS.
  • They’ll share your photos on theirwebsite!

You Can Still Register Online: charlestonwalk.org

In many areas where Water Mission works, women and children spend 2-3 hours walking to collect water every day. In most cases, their walk is one to four miles and the water they collect is not safe to drink. During the 2020 Walk for Water, participants will walk in honor of our neighbors around the world who walk to collect water every single day and raise funds in order to bring safe, clean water to communities in a sustainable way.

About Water Mission

Water Mission is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for more than five million people in 56 countries. Water Mission has 350 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, North, South and Central America, and the Caribbean. Notably, Charity Navigator has awarded Water Mission its top four-star rating 13 years in a row, a distinction shared by less than one percent of the charities rated by the organization. To learn more about the Charleston Walk for Water and other walks happening around the country, visit https://watermission.org/get-involved/walk-for-water/

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