27 Nov, 2018, 03:00 ET
WOODSTOCK, Ill., Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company announced they are continuing to bring water to those in need by partnering with charity: water this #GivingTuesday and holiday season. Starting today, OWC will donate $25,000 to charity: water and will match dollar for dollar raised by the public up to $125,000 match, for a total campaign of $250,000. In addition, OWC will donate $1 for every newsletter sign between November 27 and December 21, 2018. Join OWC in bringing the difference of water with charity: water.
According to charity: water, there are more than 663 million people living without access to clean water. That is nearly 1 in 10 people globally and twice the population of the United States. With clean and accessible water, we can improve education, income and health – especially for women and children.
"OWC is all about solutions and charity: water is an exceptional solution for a great need," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO of OWC. "By helping bring clean and accessible water to communities in need, we are not only providing better health conditions, but we are freeing up time in the day for a renewed focus on education, building and bettering these communities."
This latest partnership is part of OWC's continuing effort to bring awareness and funds for clean and accessible drinking water. OWC has previously funded 17 wells in Ethiopia as well as sponsoring Florian Wagner and his African Waters project. In addition, OWC will be making an additional $25,000 donation to Splash.org, if the first $25,000 is raised by the public by December 1st.
Notable people like Kendall Jenner, Justin Bieber, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith, Tyler Perry, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Tony Hawk, Alyssa Milano, Nathan Fillion, Adrian Grenier – have generously supported charity: water.
OWC will be matching funds through charity: water now through Friday, December 21, 2018. For more information on charity: water, visit charitywater.org.
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About charity: water
charity: water is a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. With a radically transparent model that sends 100% of public donations straight to the field, charity: water funds sustainable water projects in areas of greatest need and works with local partners to implement them. The organization proves every project, using innovative technology and powerful storytelling to connect donors with their impact. Since 2006, charity: water has funded more than 29,000 water projects around the world to help 8.4 million people get access to clean water, hygiene and improved sanitation.
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