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Joan Shane

THE STORY:

My brother's friend Ben became a national hero at age
32.
For David, he was much more.  Ben had integrity, respected
others and had a  decency that sprung from deep within. He had a
wisdom and also a vision of how he could make the world a better
place, but never grandiose visions of curing the world of all its ills
– just the part he touched. He searched for creative yet simple
solutions to solve complex and seemingly intractable problems in
remote parts of the globe. Inaction was anathema to Ben. While others
talked, he acted.

It was his belief that one person could bring change, and his courage
to try that led him to found ClearWater Initiative and bring clean
water to regions affected by man-made or natural disasters. Since that
time, ClearWater has grown to a staff of six full-time employees in
Uganda and a presence in Japan and the U.S.

We are building an organization that delivers long-term water
solutions in rural villages, bringing hope of a happier, healthier
life to thousands. Through our slow and methodical development
approach, ClearWater has gathered many fans in country, including the
head of USAID in Uganda who was so impressed that he now sits on our
board. This has all been done solely through unpaid volunteer work by
so many here in the US and elsewhere.  ClearWater has, therefore,
become a piece of us all. And a piece of you, as our supporter.

Ben’s death strips the world of a loving father, husband and friend,
but I ask you not to let it take away his vision of hope. And I hope
you will continue to support us, whether by donating financially or
providing your time, and help forward Ben’s legacy.

Thanks!

Joan (and David)

 

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To This Fundraiser

$705

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Joe Goldsmith

    $250

  • Rachel and Alan Siegel

    $36

  • Lisa, Chris, Alex and Katherine Jones

    $25

  • Audrey & Ira

    $54

  • Diane& Peter Issel

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $11,542 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Max Jones

Amount Raised

$8,227

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Brett Freedman

Amount Raised

$1,269

Fundraiser Title

Joan Shane

Amount Raised

$705

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Rebecca Epstein

Amount Raised

$575

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Cornelia Jesse

Amount Raised

$480

Fundraiser Title

Clearwater Initiative

Amount Raised

$286

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Cary Gallaudet

Amount Raised

$0

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Bob Bell

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous

DONATION: $200

6 years ago

Diane& Peter Issel

Diane& Peter Issel

DONATION: $50

6 years ago

Audrey & Ira

Audrey & Ira

DONATION: $54

You are inspiring. 6 years ago

Lisa, Chris, Alex and Katherine Jones

Lisa, Chris, Alex and Katherine Jones

DONATION: $25

6 years ago

Rachel and Alan Siegel

Rachel and Alan Siegel

DONATION: $36

6 years ago

Joe Goldsmith

Joe Goldsmith

DONATION: $250

6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $40

You GO, my favorite GOTR!!! 6 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

6 years ago