Well Aware announced that Hollywood actress and producer, Mary Elizabeth Ellis and award-winning photographer and filmmaker, Greg Davis will be the first to receive the Well Aware Global Impact Award and Ambassador of the Year Award at the Well Aware holiday event on December 9th at Impact Hub Austin on Monroe Ave.
“Both Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Greg Davis have contributed so much to the success of our organization and our ability to provide clean water for life for more than 180,000 people, ” says Sarah Evans, CEO and Founder of Well Aware. “As an advocate for us, Ellis has impacted thousands of lives through helping us build wells in east Africa and, many people have shared that they were first introduced to Well Aware, through Greg Davis’, Well Aware Photography Series (http://www.gregdavisphotography.com). We are thrilled to honor them with these awards.”
“I'm very proud to be part of this non-profit.” says It’s Always Sunny star Mary Elizabeth Ellis, “ Well Aware provides such a beautiful opportunity to be involved in raising the human condition on a global level. The effect that one well can have on a whole community astounded me, especially the impact on women and children!” Family members and husband, actor, Charlie Day will also be attending the event in support of his wife’s recognition.
For Greg Davis, it’s the impact metrics that distinguish Well Aware from other charities. “100% of their wells are functioning. 100%! They mean business.” Greg Davis explains, referring to Well Aware’s 100% success rate, when the industry average is only 40%.
Ellis and Davis will receive their award on December 9th at the Well Aware holiday event “Rocking In A Winter Waterland.” Self-proclaimed “Queen of Austin Soul” Tameca Jones will be playing the event, and radio host and writer JB Hager will be emceeing the event. General admission and limited VIP tickets are available online: http://bit.ly/Rock4Water2017
About the organization: Austin based nonprofit Well Aware builds 100% sustainable water systems in east Africa. To date, Well Aware has impacted more than 180,000 lives through clean water in over 45 communities in Kenya and Tanzania. Additionally, Well Aware recently assisted in disaster relief efforts in post Hurricane Harvey Houston with water analysis and filtration support.
Jess Sager, Jessica@WellAwareWorld.org