This fall, usher in the new season with One Drop as it hosts the seventh annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve. The educational walk pays tribute to the millions of women and children who walk to get water daily.
Participants can carry buckets filled with water during their walk to simulate the challenging and at times, dangerous job, these people face. For more information, please visit Active.com.
- 7:30 a.m. – Registration beings
- 8:30 a.m. – Mayor Goodman welcomes participants
- 9 – 9:45 a.m. – Two-mile inspirational walk
- 10 a.m. – Programming at Springs Preserve begins
- 11:30 a.m. – Event concludes
One Drop is an international foundation created in 2007 by Cirque du Soleil’s founder Guy Laliberté. At the core of its mission is access to water, sanitation and hygiene as a transformative force to improve the living conditions of some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. With the objective of delivering long-term impact and sustainability, One Drop brings into all its projects a unique Social Art for Behavior Change approach that encourages communities to take ownership and embracing adequate behaviors towards water, sanitation and hygiene. This year, One Drop is celebrating 10 years of bringing sustainable access to safe water to people around the world with projects in 13 countries that will reach over 1.3 million beneficiaries.
To learn more about One Drop, visit www.onedrop.org.