D.C. Celebrates World Water Day
Variety of events will take place this week in honor of World Water Day
World Water Day is March 22. A variety of events will be taking place in Washington, D.C., and around the world this week to bring attention to global drinking water and sanitation issues.
World Walks for Water, March 19 to 22: Thousands of people worldwide will participate in 6 km walks to bring attention to global water issues.
UNICEF Tap Project, March 20 to 26: Participating restaurants in the Washington, D.C., area will encourage patrons to donate $1 for the tap water they usually get for free. Donations will go towards the UNICEF Tap Project.
World Water Day Celebration, March 21: Water For People and Bartending 4 Change will partner to host their fourth annual happy hour to raise money. The event has $5 cover and there will be a random drawing for prizes.
World Water Advocacy Day, March 23: Advocates will connect with members of Congress to encourage them to support water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues.
GE Line Dance Competition, submissions due April 8: Submit a video to GE to help the company reach its goal of making the world’s longest line dance online and donate to charity: water. Each submission earns a chance to win a home appliance makeover.
For more information or to learn about even more events, visit www.waterday.com
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