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SORRY – Fall Fundraiser – SAVE IT! or SHAVE IT!

SORRY – Fall Fundraiser – SAVE IT! or SHAVE IT!

  So sorry about the multiple emails. I’m trying out a new program, and it obviously is not very good. Happy Thanksgiving! Instead of Turkey, this year I’m putting my beard on the chopping block! Hey everyone! I’m excited to announce our fall fundraiser that I’m calling SAVE IT OR SHAVE IT! I’ve been growing my beard for a little over two years, and we’ve had some great times together, but it’s time for me to [possibly] let it go.continue reading

Fall Fundraiser – SAVE IT! or SHAVE IT!

Happy Thanksgiving!  Instead of Turkey, this year I’m putting my beard on the chopping block! Hey everyone! I’m excited to announce our fall fundraiser that I’m calling SAVE IT OR SHAVE IT! I’ve been growing my beard for a little over two years, and we’ve had some great times together, but it’s time for me to [possibly] let it go.That’s for you to decide. You like the beard? Donate to TEAM SAVE IT. Think it should go? Donate to TEAMcontinue reading

Fall Fundraiser – SAVE IT! or SHAVE IT!

Happy Thanksgiving!  Instead of Turkey, this year I’m putting my beard on the chopping block! Hey everyone! I’m excited to announce our fall fundraiser that I’m calling SAVE IT OR SHAVE IT! I’ve been growing my beard for a little over two years, and we’ve had some great times together, but it’s time for me to [possibly] let it go.That’s for you to decide. You like the beard? Donate to TEAM SAVE IT. Think it should go? Donate to TEAMcontinue reading

Start Your Weekend off Right! (with Link)

Start Your Weekend off Right! (with Link)

With your help we can bring water to the elementary school in Candelaria Arriba, Colombia. It already has the nice water storage tank shown in the picture above. That tank was installed by the government a couple of years ago. However, it’s never been filled because the government didn’t build a rainwater harvesting system like they were supposed, but we can change that. Countless studies have shown that a lack of water at school negatively impacts the education of thecontinue reading

Start Your Weekend off Right!

Start Your Weekend off Right!

With your help we can bring water to the elementary school in Candelaria Arriba, Colombia. It already has the nice water storage tank shown in the picture above. That tank was installed by the government a couple of years ago. However, it’s never been filled because the government didn’t build a rainwater harvesting system like they were supposed, but we can change that. Countless studies have shown that a lack of water at school negatively impacts the education of thecontinue reading

Two Campaigns – One Community

Two Campaigns – One Community

As you know if you’ve been following our journey, HydrateLife is currently working in the small town of Candelaria Arriba, Colombia, where there are multiple water, sanitation, and hygiene issues. However, at this time the most pressing issue facing the people there is the lack of clean water. Another major problem is that the elementary school lacks any water at all. With that in mind, we’re excited to be launching two fundraising campaigns that will make these concerns a thing ofcontinue reading

Meet Merlis

Meet Merlis

This week I’m happy to introduce you to Merlis Gusman, the woman in the blue shirt. I was able to sit down with Merlis at the small daycare she runs in Candelaria Arriba, Colombia. She expressed that the water situation is very hard for her for two reasons. The first being that she needs a lot of water for the kids, for cleaning, drinking, etc., and collecting the water takes a lot of time and effort. The second reason iscontinue reading

I’d like to introduce you to…

I’d like to introduce you to…

  Hi everyone, I’d like to introduce you to Eusebio Hernandez. Eusebio is the first of several people from Candelaria Arriba, Colombia that I’ll be introducing over the coming weeks. Eusebio was born in Candelaria Arriba, close to where this picture was taken, and has lived there his entire life. While I was in Colombia I had a chance to sit down and talk with him at his home, where he lives with his wife and two children. Eusebio toldcontinue reading

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!!! We hope that everyone has some time today to get out and spend some time in nature. I’m in San Francisco, California, and I’ll be heading out to the beach today with a bag, and doing some cleanup. At HydrateLife, we are passionate about protecting the environment, and make every effort we can to have the least impact, and inspire environmentally friendly practices. For example, we buy materials locally to cut down on the distance they havecontinue reading

Colombia Pictures!

Colombia Pictures!

Hey everyone, I’m back from my trip to Candelaria Arriba, Colombia, and I wanted to share some pictures with you, as well as fill you in on what I did while I was down there. I get a little long winded sometimes, so I apologize if this is a bit lengthy. Also, if you click on the picture you can see a larger version. Santa Cruz de Lorica is the city I stayed in while in Colombia. Situated along thecontinue reading

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