Remember your best birthday ever?
Bring that feeling back.

Don't feel like having another birthday party? Donate your next birthday and help change lives.

How it works.

Pledge your birthday.

The first step is simple - just pledge your birthday by using the form above, and share your pledge to let the world know you’re serious.

Start a campaign.

When your birthday is near, we’ll remind you to start a fundraising page and ask your friends to donate to clean water for your big day.

Give people clean water.

We’ll use 100% of the money you raise to fund clean water projects. When complete, you’ll see the exact projects you funded with photos and GPS.

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Birthday Facts


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Why water?

The water crisis.

748 million people still live without clean water in developing countries around the world. Many walk 2-4 hours a day to swamps and rivers to gather dirty water for their families.

About our work.

Since charity: water started in 2006, we’ve funded 16,277 clean water projects in 24 countries which will give over 3 million people clean drinking water. Join us and pledge your birthday.

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