Addyson Moffitt, 7, was moved to run two half marathons with Team World Vision and raise $60,000 to help provide clean water to children in Africa when she learned how children her age often walk 6 kilometers for dirty water.
When you walk or run the Global 6K for Water, you provide life-changing clean water to one person! You can create even more impact by becoming a host site and gathering friends and family to walk and run with you. Check out what people like you have to say about how easy and impactful it is to host the Global 6K for Water.
Chicago-based HOH Water Technology has a stake in the water game, but its president, Tom Hutchinson, also wants to help end the global water crisis through participation in the World Vision Global 6K for Water.
Most people will walk the 6K, some will run, some will push strollers, and a few crazy athletes will do the 6K while carrying a heavy jerrycan full of water! Whatever you choose, training can be a great family fitness activity.
Kim and Mendy revel in the impact each person makes by hosting or participating in World Vision’s Global 6K for Water. In 2017, Mendy had hoped to get 10 people to sign up. In 2019, she and Kim aim to get 500 participants to raise $15,000 for clean water.
So, you’re interested in sponsoring a child. But you’re on the fence because you’re not sure how it works — or if it works. Here are some basic facts about how World Vision child sponsorship works and why you won’t regret investing in a child’s life.
When you sponsor a child through World Vision, you join a movement of 604,000 people in the United States who give up about $1.30 a day to impact a child for a lifetime. World Vision child sponsorship is Christ-centered, child-focused, and community-based. We’re serious when we say that for every child sponsored, four more experience the benefits.
Child Ambassador Randi Jo Rooks believes that meeting her sponsored children prepared her to face her home’s destruction by Hurricane Florence. She found that material items no longer held the importance they once had in her life.