Amplify Austin is an online marketplace that connects with and inspires the people of Austin to make a difference in their community by connecting them with the causes they're passionate about. On March 2-3, they will host their annual Amplify Austin Day to celebrate and support nonprofits in Central Texas.
Well Aware has been selected to participate in this year's Amplify Austin! You can...more
Dear Well Aware Community,
Happy early Valentine's Day! This is a great time of year to remember how important love is in our lives. The love we get to see every day from you and from the communities with whom we partner is enough to be the fuel that powers our work. And, we're honored to be the machine you trust to change lives with clean water.
This February is our most busy February yet. Because you helped us have such an effective year last year, we're off to an aggressive start in the field in Kenya. There are eight active projects right now, and there will be many more to...more
Dear Well Aware Community,
We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with The Hills of Lakeway Country Club to host our first annual golf tournament and benefit on Monday, March 6th. This event is guaranteed to be a great way to de-stress, get outdoors, hang out with great folks, and help bring clean water for life to more people, all at the same time. By joining our event, you will be part of funding an entire water system!
Well Aware's Brand Partners are companies whom are donating a percentage of profits from a product or service to our clean water systems. With a growing number of businesses supporting us in this way, these partners are making a big difference for our fundraising.
We are proud to announce our first new Brand Partner of 2017 - Sarah Sherwood, Resilience and Life Coach. She is committed to help...more
Dear Well Aware Supporters!
With just a couple clicks, you can help us become Culture Map's new charity partner for 2017 and win a $10,000 grant for awareness and marketing. We have already made the 8 finalists, and only now need your vote! It just takes a click here. We can each vote every day (once/day) until January 18th.
As you know, as a nonprofit, we keep our...more
Hello, Well Aware Community!
The Holidays are a time of giving, and we have some very special ways to provide more clean water to new communities through Well Aware. And, thanks to an amazing donor, all donations will be matched through December 31st!
Please check out all of the fun and inspirational ways you can give back this season below. Your gift - in any form and any amount - means a new life for people who need only a source of clean water to thrive.
Want to learn more about our water systems? Check out our work on our website...more
With your support, 2016 has been a record-setting year for Well Aware, and we are excited to announce our 2016 Year in Review. Explore our end of year review here to learn how Well Aware has grown in 2016. In the PDF download below, you will find a letter from Sarah, impact statistics, a project map, reviews of our work, and development highlights.
Here are a few of our most exciting accomplishments:
More than 145,000 cumulative lives impacted
81% of every dollar directly funded our projects
Sarah named a Toyota Mother of...
Hello, Well Aware Community,
Happy Holidays! We love this time of the year. It's very busy in the Well Aware office finishing up project work and diving into our final fundraising campaign of the year. And there's so much to be grateful for as we look back on 2016. We're excited to share these updates with you!
One of the most exciting updates - Thanks to a very generous donor, all donations will be matched through the end of the year. All contributions will mean twice the clean water for those who have none. You can...more
“Well Aware World” directed by Brad Feeser was chosen to premier in the Documentary Short film category at the Lone Star Film Festival. The short film was made in partnership with Well Aware, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides innovative and sustainable solutions to water scarcity and contamination in Africa.
The Lone Star Film Festival (LSFF) in Sundance Square, an annual film event in North Texas will be held November 10 – 13, 2016. “Well Aware World” will be shown on November 10 to festival attendees for the first public screening of the...more
Nichole Wallace w/ The Chronicle of Philanthropy
originally posted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy here
Water Charity Drills Down to Get to Know Real Needs
When a friend recruited Sarah Evans to raise money to buy livestock for a village in Kenya, she did some research. She learned that unsafe drinking water was to blame for the deaths of residents’ goats and cows — and for other problems in the community.
"I proposed that we instead drill a water well," Ms. Evans says. Only one in seven boreholes in that...more