Deerfield Beach, FL – April 1, 2015 - In an effort to continually emphasize that every $10 donation provides clean drinking water for one person for 10 years, Wishing Well International Foundation announces that the '10-1-10' message will be at the heart of all its future marketing and fund-raising campaigns. “The simple 10-1-10 message is who we are. It’s what we’re all about…providing clean water for those in developing nations and partnering with our donors to make it happen,” said
Deerfield Beach, FL – March 2, 2015 - More than ten thousand Kenyans will be positively impacted by the newly created partnership and commitment of three organizations; Wishing Well International Foundation, Safe Water Team and Safe Water Kenya. It’s the first time these non-profits have joined together to provide clean, safe drinking water in Kenya. WWIF and SWT have teamed up in the past for projects in Ghana and the Dominican Republic.
The project was planned during a January conference call between
Deerfield Beach, FL - February 1, 2015 - For the second year in a row, HaloSource Inc. is sponsoring the WWIF Annual Golf Tournament. The event will be April 21st at the Revere Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada, coinciding with this year's WQA Aquatech show in Las Vegas.
Based in Bothell, Washington, HaloSource is a publicly-traded company that specializes in clean technologies which disinfect and purify the water we use. Emphasizing the importance of this crucial resource, HaloSource has developed a highly-regarded
Deerfield Beach, FL – January 15, 2015 - Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) announces that Mark G. Bertler has joined the WWIF team as a member of the Board of Directors and VP of Marketing. He has over 25 years of experience in the water, wastewater and environmental industries including senior executive positions with numerous Fortune 500 companies such as Pentair, Sta-Rite Industries and US Filter.
Bertler has expertise in mergers, acquisitions, business development, operations management, business analytics, strategic planning, sales
Once again, we’ve been inspired by the selfless and ambitious efforts of Delaney Hill. For the second time in three years, the Lighthouse Point, FL, teenager asked friends and family to contribute to the cause of clean water instead of giving her birthday presents, resulting in a big splash of support and donations.
Inspired by the touching story of Rachel Beckwith, Delaney initiated a similar campaign in 2011 which was also a success. In conjunction with Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF),
Deerfield Beach, Florida - November 15, 2013. Filtrex and HaloSource have committed to sponsoring the WWIF–FWQA 2014 Golf Tournament to be held in Orlando on March 18, 2014 during the upcoming WQA Aquatech Annual Convention and Trade Show. The commitment was made at separate meetings during the recent Aquatech trade show in Amsterdam.
Filtrex, a Foundation supporter since it started, is one of the leading companies in the field of water purification industry providing customers with advanced carbon solutions and unsurpassed
Deerfield Beach, FL – April 15, 2015 - The 10-1-10 Africa Expedition will be the signature event of 2016 for Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). Tentatively scheduled for next spring, the expedition will take WWIF representatives and sponsors through various communities of South Africa and Swaziland to deploy Hydraid water filters in hundreds of homes. Although WWIF has successfully conducted similar events on a smaller scale in Kenya, Ghana, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, next year’s event will ambitiously include
Deerfield Beach, FL. April 1, 2014. After three years as a member of the Water Quality Association (WQA) and working at the grassroots level with its members, the Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) received official endorsement from the Association. The announcement was made during the Board of Governors meeting held during WQA Aquatech in Orlando, Florida. This long-awaited endorsement brings additional credibility to the Foundation that will help in conversations with current and prospective sponsors – the lifeline that fuels
Deerfield Beach, FL. Feb 14, 2014. In a two to three day effort spear headed by Ken Lister and Robin Tindall, with the support of the local H2O International Durban branch and Cape Town-based H2O International SA, several crèches (preschools for the underprivileged) in the KwaZulu Natal area received Biosand filters, positively impacting the daily lives of several hundred children. “As always, it is heartwarming and humbling to see the expressions of the caregivers, teachers and children. They all have
Deerfield Beach, FL – September 1, 2012. Paragon Water Systems of Clearwater, Florida; a long time supporter and WWIF Platinum Sponsor since the Foundation’s inception, has donated 10,000 filters for use in sports bottles. The donation of the filters follows a donation made in 2011 of 10,000 stainless steel sports bottles. The filter is designed to improve taste and remove bacteria from the water. It can be used in the bottles donated by Paragon or the newly designed WWIF bottle
Deerfield Beach, FL. June 15, 2013. HaloSource Inc., a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, recently joined the growing list of platinum sponsors of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). The HaloSource story began in 1998, when Dr. Jeffrey F. Williams, professor of microbiology at Michigan State University, assembled a strategic alliance of scientists and industry experts to make water better. Martin Coles, HaloSource’s CEO, decided to sponsor the Foundation after a short visit to South Florida where he
Deerfield Beach, FL. April 1, 2013. Guillermo Guzman's recent visit to Bagliga and neighboring villages in Northern Ghana reinforced his desire to do more. Upon his return to the US, the Founder and CEO of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) contacted Jim Bodenner, Safe Water Team (SWT) Executive Director, to discuss future collaboration between the two organizations in Ghana and other countries where SWT oversees distribution centers, including Kenya, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Honduras.
The outcome of the telephone conference was
Deerfield Beach, FL. March 15, 2013. The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (Goodyear) endorsed the efforts of the Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) by donating a blimp ride for two people, which will be auctioned off at the upcoming Lighthouse Point Chili Cook Off and Tennis Round Robin on April 27. The certificate issued by Goodyear will be good for a year and the winner of the ride will schedule the one-hour flight directly with the company. The blimp is
Dear friends,The recent trip to Ghana was an amazing experience, one I will never forget. It reinforced the need for us to do more and made me realize how unbelievably lucky we are to be able to help the way we do, unconditionally and without any expectations other than the satisfaction we get from helping others in need.
The trip was dual purpose. The first was to meet the people of Bagliga, where one project started July of 2012 and was