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Recent Updates

The Bathing Boycott Has Begun!

Shower Strikers Hundreds of people have stopped showering today, and we will not bathe again until we reach our goal amount for new desperately-needed water systems in Kenya. Or, until next Saturday- we'll be reasonable.

Don't worry, we're staying clean, but we're making this sacrifice so that people who currently have no water can have new lives. So, we don't really mind. But we sure would love your help!...


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PRESS RELEASE: Bathing Boycott Begins, Recent tragedies in Kenya lend new urgency to Shower Strike

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AUSTIN—Well Aware, the Austin-based nonprofit that builds water systems for impoverished communities in Kenya, will launch its Shower Strike® April 18. The global annual fundraiser recruits volunteers to stop showering for one week or until they raise at least $1,000 toward life-saving clean water. Teams and individuals can sign up at www.ShowerStrike.org. People who want to support the...



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MariaShriver.com Posts about Shower Strike on Homepage

We're humbled and honored to have our Shower Strike posted on MariaShriver.com. 

Shriver’s website, MariaShriver.com, features life stories and life lessons from Architects of Change aimed at inspiring people to use their own ideas, influence and initiative to go out and make an impact on our world.

Read our story on her site here.



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Shower Strike 2015 Celebrity Strikers Announced
We are so fortunate to have the support of some very special people for our Shower Strike for clean water this year.

We are so honored to introduce our line-up of 2015 Star Stinkers.

Case McCoy


Case is a former American football quarterback for the University of Texas Longhorns and an Austin favorite. His passion for helping the most vulnerable led him to international development philanthropy in...


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A Note From our Founder on Shower Strike

I can hardly believe that we are approaching our annual Shower Strike. Next month will mark the seventh time a group of brave volunteers have eschewed showering to raise funds and awareness for clean water. Our very first Shower Strike in 2009 raised $25,000 in one week. Last year, we raised $135,000. Over the past seven years, through Shower Strike alone, we have provided clean water to more...



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Ellen DeGeneres Joins Shower Strike® 2015! (But, not really.)

While we know Ellen would be a huge fan of going on Shower Strike to help us raise funds and awareness for clean water, she has not joined our campaign(yet). Since we now feel horrible about toying with your emotions, we want you to know we still have good news!

There's still time for YOU to join Shower Strike® 2015 to change hundreds of lives in just a few days. It's fun, it's easy, it...



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World Water Day- Time to Register!

You Can Be the Change on World Water Day


World Water Day is today. In honor of this time we've been given to make a difference for global water issues, we invite you to join our 7th annual ShowerStrike®. Registration is now, and we launch our global awareness and fundraising Shower Strike campaign on April 18th.

What is Shower Strike®? For one week, every year, volunteers across the globe...



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New Student Team Packages Available Now!

Children in Africa lose more than 400 million school days a year because they’re drinking dirty water and getting sick.

Well Aware is providing schools the opportunity to do something about that, have fun, and teach students some great lessons. It can all happen by being a part of the Shower Strike for Well Aware. It happens the week of April 18-25, 2015.

Students in many parts of the US have...



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The Dates Are Set!

Drum roll please... the stink will start April 18th!  Prepare yourself for hundreds of participants from around the world, all eschewing their showers for a good cause.  Register now (just over there to the right of this page) to make sure you're receiving all of our event updates and helpful tools.

WE'RE SO EXCITED!!!

Austinites and friends traveling to Austin: The Shower Strike 2015 Launch...



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Recent Donations

Name Amount Comment
Anonymous Donor $5.00 We've only met once but I'm still donating because I feel like we had a strong unspoken understanding about the lack of water in foreign continents, such as Africa. Remember, rinsing off is different than taking a shower. Much love.
Alfred Moses Gomez II $15.00 *donates* *still ignores you*
Anonymous Donor $30.00
Violet Markham $20.00 We love you, "uncle" Mike!
Claire Orton $5.00 I am broke but WOW I love and support you in all of the incredible things that you do. Thank you for being such an amazing inspiration and loving person.
Holly Swaldi $7.50
Carsen Templeton $25.00
Meg Phippin $10.00
Anonymous Donor $20.00
Rosemary Davis $20.00
Cindy Reeder $10.00
Lindsay Vasquez $20.00
Elizabeth Jarvis $100.00 Congratulations Cynthia and Team mates!
Donna Hughes $75.00
Rebekah Reid $20.00 TAKE A SHOWER!! YOU STINK!! But seriously, thanks for being so wonderful. I'm so thankful for your heart for others. Love you!
Eric Wilson $100.00
Eric Bobbitt $40.00 Margot, living with you was a blessing until this Shower Strike came along. Please, for all of our sakes, take a shower!
Crystal Gordon $50.00
Hedeen Family $20.00 Good luck!!
Anonymous Donor $100.00 Total of donations from the Blue Crew 2020's KLMS friends and family for 'Matching Monday'!
Kelli Haug $20.00
Matthew Piper $20.00 Kyle might share a bathroom with you, but we share a bedroom! I guess this could be grouped under our vows as "for better or worse." End the Shower Strike and save the marriage ;)
Kelli Haug $20.00
Kayla Gordon $10.00 Hi...I need a shower!
Kulap Vilaysack $50.00 Hearts
Kayla Gordon $10.00 You are stinky - From Kayla
The Sands Family $50.00
Anonymous Donor $75.00 I want you to shower soon :)
Anonymous Donor $100.00 For Mia Primavera
Kyle Austin $20.00 Margot, we share a bathroom so I'm doing this for me just as much as I'm doing it for the families in Africa. #WhatTheFunk
Ed & Beth Stephas $50.00 Love that our 2nd graders are learning about service to others! Character education at its best: Know the good, Love the good, Do the good!
Anonymous Donor $500.00
Kristi Kennedy $100.00 Stinky Grey!!!
Hannah Hicks $10.00 Great job, Kayla!
Hannah Hicks $10.00 Great job, Madeline!
Hannah Hicks $10.00 Great job, Payton!
The Infamous Dr. Taylor Ramsey PhD. $20.00
Trava & AJ Cuadra $100.00 So proud of TWHS Volleyball - keep up the great work!
Sandra & Donald Twitty $100.00 Proud of Brinley and her team mates for taking on this wonderful cause together!
The Bartels Family Bartels $50.00 ???? ????????????
Valerie & Millie Salinas-Davis $100.00
Mandy Carter $20.00
Scott Polk $50.00 For Alex Tyler!
Sally & Chris Seck $20.00 Go V!
Raj Krishnan $50.00
Cameron Hoag $20.00
Farrah, Mike & Connor Beck $25.00
Melanie Keeling $25.00
Finn Hunter $25.00 Thanks for helping other kids like me! Love, Finn
Hudson Hunter $25.00 Take a shower BIG BABY! From, Hudson
Well Aware
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