Hard as it is to believe, but we’re
rolling right through December and into 2013. Maybe you celebrate
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, or Bodhi, or maybe you just
pride yourself on your amazing New Year’s parties- whatever the case,
would you consider thinking of the African Well Fund during your
seasonal celebrations? It can be as easy as one extra click while
shopping for gifts online!
Here are a few of our favourite
ways to give during the holidays:
-1- Donate! The simplest way to help
us continue to increase access to clean water for those in Africa.
Our current work in Mali is expected to provide water and sanitation
to 1,800 students. You can read all about the project here!
-2- Purchase Well Shares
for friends, family, co-workers, and hey, maybe even strangers! Like
donating, Well Shares directly fund water projects in Africa. A
great choice as a stocking stuffer, or for the person who has
-3- Each year, generous artists Lara
Wineman and Elsha Stockseth donate a portion of the proceeds of
their holiday cards to the African Well Fund. You can see Lara’s
and Elsha’s here.
If you love sending out yearly greetings, these are a wonderful
-4- Shop using our affiliate links and
you earn extra cash for AWF without spending a dime! An Amazon or
iTunes fan? Bookmark our referral address as your main link to the
site, and the donation becomes automatic!
-5- Along those lines, GoodShop
provides a listing of thousands of retailers, all of whom will
donate to AWF when you use their referral links. You can read about
Devlin Smith’s experience using GoodShop
last year. So far simply clicking through GoodShop has raised
$1800.00 for AWF!
This list is hardly exhaustive. You can
shop our merch store,
donate a percentage of your eBay auction,
or see if your company’s community giving would support AWF! For more
ways to get involved, you can always check out this article at our
Maybe, though, the best way to give
hasn’t been thought of yet! What do you think? How will you support
the African Well Fund this year, and in years to come?