Portland

Walk to experience what 1 billion people do every single day.
Carry water for 5 kilometers in support of those who need clean water.

Together, we can provide communities in Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Honduras, and Mozambique
with clean water at the turn of a tap!

1.

REGISTER

SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 1:00 PM
LAURELHURST PARK, PORTLAND

Registration fee: $10/person
Children 5 & under are free

General Registration Info >>

FORM A TEAM: Rally your family & friends – from your school, workplace, sports team, scout troop, place of worship – to walk with you.

Not on a Team? You can register as an individual walker.

Problems registering? Contact Zoe at zoe@water1st.org or 206.297.3024.

Want to donate to Carry5 or to an individual walker or a team?

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2.

RAISE MONEY
FOR CLEAN WATER

Help support community water projects in Ethiopia, Honduras, Bangladesh, and Mozambique!

Every $75 you raise provides a child with clean water & a toilet FOR LIFE.

If you or your team raise $5,000 or more, you can have a personalized plaque at a community water project.

> Tips for Successful Fundraising
> Download Pledge Form
> Scroll down for more fundraising resources

EVENT SPONSORSHIP
Would your company or foundation join us as an event sponsor?
Sponsors will be listed on walk T-shirts, signage throughout Laurelhurst Park, event communications, our website, and more!
> Sponsorship Levels & Benefits
> Sponsorship Form

Please respond by April 1. Contact Molly Briscoe via email or call 503.333.6650.

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3.

LEARN WHY WE WALK

AROUND THE WORLD…

  • 200 million women & children spend up to 5 hours each day walking for water
  • 5 million girls cannot go to school because they are carrying water
  • 5,000 children die from water-related diseases every day
  • The world’s poor spend $30 billion each year treating preventable water-related illnesses

THE SOLUTION…

  • Water1st projects save lives & create opportunity.
  • Girls can go to school
  • Women can earn an income
  • Families begin to save money

THE PROBLEM >>
OUR SOLUTION >>

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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RESOURCES:

TO HELP YOU FUNDRAISE OR TO HOST YOUR OWN CARRY5 EVENT

WATCH OUR CARRY5 VIDEO:

• Planning your Carry5 Walk (PDF)
• Carry5 pledge form (PDF)
• Walk for Water signs/messages (PDF)
• Sample Portland Carry5 poster (PDF)

For more information about Carry5, contact Zoe at 206.297.3024 or zoe@water1st.org.

• Sample fundraising letter (DOC) | (PDF)
• Fundraising ideas (PDF)
• LemonAID sign (PDF)
• Portland Carry5 Walk poster (PDF)

PHOTOS:

2016 CARRY5 WALK FOR WATER

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