Malinda doesn’t love running, but “getting clean water to people who need it is life and death,” she says. That’s why she runs the Global 6K for Water.
Not many 8-year-olds would use their birthday as an opportunity to give back, but last year, Luke ran World Vision’s 6K for Water with his friends.
California mom Kianna Lyons doesn’t take water for granted. But she’s not only concerned about the water shortages that have affected southern California where she lives. She has a heart for moms and children in sub-Saharan Africa who walk 6K (3.7 miles) daily to bring home dirty water, and she’s determined to do something about it.
The Sibblies family from New York heard about the global water crisis and decided to do something about it — walk for water so others don’t have to. They’re participating in World Vision’s Global 6K for Water.
They did not know each other, but simultaneously, their lives were plunging into an abyss. Seattle software programmer Cari Conklin was on a collision course with the Alhamdens, one of the millions of Syrian families caught in the crossfire of Syria’s civil war.
Lent, a time of sacrifice and reflection leading up to Easter, is an ideal time to emulate the counter-cultural ways of the early Christians, whose faith was so attractive that Christianity spread like wildfire. Provoke thought and action for how to make this Lenten season count.