Walk for Water
Downey High School KIWIN’S Walk for Water is a fundraising and awareness-raising event where students, family members and community members walk 5 kilometers, carrying a 5 gallon jerry can or a gallon of water depending on what each student can handle. The goal is to teach students about the Water Crisis by having them walk in the shoes of the millions of women and children who have to walk an average of 6 hours a day with a 45 lb. jerry can just to survive. The funds are raised by KIWIN’S themselves and donations from friends and family. All funds raised will be donated to the Thirst Project, a non-profit organization whose aim is to bring safe drinking water to communities around the world where it is not immediately available. The Thirst Project collects money and builds wells all across the continent of Africa and South America where villages do not have immediate drinking water. Our KIWIN’S have set the goal to raise $12,000 to build a well and have been working so hard to reach their goal to make a difference in the lives of those who are in desperate need!
Downey High School KIWIN’S Walk for Water taking Place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 8AM – 1PM at Downey High School’s Allen Layne Stadium.