The water crisis is massive. But together, we can solve it. Private donors cover our operating costs so whether you choose to join us by giving once or through The Spring, our community of monthly givers, know that 100% of your generosity will bring clean water to families around the world.
Make checks payable to charity: water. If you're donating in honor of someone, sponsoring a water project or want to direct your donation to our operating costs, please write that in the memo of your check.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept donations to The Spring via check.
Tax receipts will be mailed within four to six weeks after the donation has been processed.
charity: water is a registered charity in the UK. To make a tax-efficient donation in GBP, visit charitywateruk.org. For other international donations, we accept bank issued money orders in USD. Money orders should be made payable to charity: water and can be mailed to the address below. For donations over $6,000, we also accept wire transfers; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please note, only donations made by eligible US taxpayers may be tax-deductible.
We're able to accept donations in the form of stock, government (including municipal) debt and corporate debt through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). For security, settlement and reduced paperwork, electronic transfer through the DTC is preferred. This can be arranged from most brokerage accounts.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept donations to The Spring via stock.
Please contact email@example.com for more information on making a stock donation.
We believe that sustainable work is locally-led. Along with implementing community-owned water projects, our local partners help facilitate comprehensive water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programming to protect everyone’s long-term health.
This number represents all water projects funded by charity: water, including completed projects and those under construction. This number is dynamic and updates as we receive new information from our partners in the field.
This number represents the total number of people who will gain access to clean water as reported by our implementing partners. This number is dynamic and updates as we receive new information from our partners in the field.
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Inspired by hundreds of real stories from the communities we serve, This is a True Story follows the lead character, Bontu, on her journey to collect water, giving players insight into the hazards and complexities that the 771M people who lack access to clean water are confronted with every day.
The first promise we made is a promise we still keep today: 100% of all public donations bring clean water to people in need.
Transparency is one of our core values, so along with using every penny you donate to fund clean water projects, we also prove each project with photos and GPS coordinates.
Spring members are monthly donors committed to making an impact and ending the water crisis.