The true origins of Mother’s Day

I’m always looking for a way to link the global water and sanitation crisis to our everyday lives here, but even I was surprised when I first learned about the origins of Mother’s Day. I always thought it was a holiday invented by Hallmark. It wasn’t, but we’ve certainly allowed it to be taken over […]

University of Arizona students Walk for Water & raise $3,500!

The Arizona Daily Star has a great article in today’s paper about yesterday’s CARRY 5 event at the University of Arizona in Tucson. About 50 people participated in Tucson’s CARRY 5 event, raising $3,500. A local bluegrass band played to entertain the walkers, who each carried water – from 1 to 5 gallons – for 5 […]

“Thirst Quencher” – Tucson Weekly Story about CARRY 5

The Tucson Weekly is helping us get the word out about this weekend’s CARRY 5 Walk for Water at the University of Arizona.  UA hydrology senior and event organizer Michael Barnes is quoted in the piece: “The walk represents the daily struggle to obtain water, and through participating, we can help end it.  Participants carry (5 […]