As many of you know, Splash is a long-time implementing partner of the Never Settle Foundation. Splash brings clean water, sanitation, hygiene, and menstrual health solutions to kids in some of the largest cities in the world. Their groundbreaking initiative, WASH in Schools for Everyone (Project WISE), aims to reach one million children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kolkata, India by 2023. Splash’s work to encourage hand-washing with soap has become especially critical as it is the first line of defense against the Coronavirus and one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of disease overall.

That’s why we are excited to announce that the Never Settle Foundation is “sponsoring a table” at the Just Add Water Virtual Gala with Splash.

Just Add Water Virtual Gala

Splash is hosting a virtual gala this week from May 12-15th called Just Add Water. The goal for Just Add Water virtual gala is to raise $200,000 to ensure Splash has the resources required to continue serving the kids, schools, and vulnerable communities that rely on their programs. They have reported fundraising over $50,000 before the event has even officially started! We feel confident that with the help of Team Never Settle and other supporters, they will reach their ambitious fundraising goal!

Don’t miss a moment of the virtual gala experience. Each day of the virtual new content will go up on the Just Add Water site or stream live at 5pm PDT.

Virtual Gala Scheduled Events

Tuesday, May 12 – Virtual Gala Kickoff: Who Splash is and Why You Should Care
Live Virtual Gathering (5 pm PST): Welcome message from Splash leadership and a group cheers on Zoom. Join us with the cocktail or mocktail of your choice, in your gala finest or your comfiest leisure attire! 

Wednesday, May 13 – Clean Water for One Million Kids: Project WISE in Action
Streaming content (5 pm PST): Watch the debut of a new video on Project WISE in Ethiopia and then hear from Splash’s Country Director, Dawit Alemishet, on his vision for Project WISE, our COVID-19 response in Addis Ababa, and our public-private partnership with the local government.

Thursday, May 14 – Beyond Clean Water: How Splash is Helping Communities Tackle Taboos and Supporting Women and Girls
Streaming content (5 pm PST): Learn more about our menstrual health (MH) program in this webinar with a Q&A segment featuring Splash’s MH experts in Addis, Kolkata, and Seattle. Moderated by Seattle Foundation’s Chief Strategy Officer, Michele Frix.  If you care about women and girls, you should care about MH!

Friday, May 15 –  Looking Ahead: Facing COVID-19 and Our Ambitious Plans for the Future
Live Virtual Gathering (5 pm PST): Help us end the week with a donor award ceremony, announcement of virtual gala fundraising champions, and a closing message from Splash leadership on why you should support our work.

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