It's hard to imagine what 800 million people looks like really, but one in nine might be easier. One in nine people in our world doesn't have access to the most basic of human needs. Something we can't imagine going 12 hours without.
90% of the 30,000 deaths that occur every week from unsafe water and unhygienic living conditions are in children under five years old.
Simple needs require simple solutions. By providing safe water, we can save lives and enable people all over the world to be healthy.
charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.
When I run the 2013 NYC Half Marathon on March 17, please support me in making a difference. For about $20 a person, together - charity:water and you - can enable big changes and save lives.