Celebrate World Water Day Monday March 22
World Water Day is on Monday, March 22nd, 2010 and is a crucial moment in the fight against the global water and sanitation crisis that effects thousands of people every single day. Live Earth's NGO partners are organizing many of the events taking place on World Water Day around the world.
No matter where you are in the world you can bring awareness to World Water Day!
Click here to check out some of the ways you can take part.
Run for Water Buenos Aires
During a large press conference this week, Buenos Aires announced their involvement in the Live Earth Run for Water! World famous elite endurance runner, Dean Karnazes will be running in the 6K race and Kevin Johansen + The Nada will be performing! There will also be educational activities to mark a "turning point" to help overcome the crisis with the precious resource.
For more information visit maratondelagua.com.
Twestival Global - March 25
On Thursday March 25th 2010, people in hundreds of cities around the world will come together offline to rally around important education causes by hosting events to have fun and create awareness. All of the local events are organized 100% by volunteers and 100% of all ticket sales and donations go direct to projects. Twestival uses social media for social good!
Twestival is hosting a charity auction to raise even more money, and Live Earth is proud to be a part of it! You can bid on entry fees to one of the Live Earth Run for Water events around the world through March 26.
Friends of Live Earth / Event Listings:
If there are no major Live Earth events in your area then click here to register your own! Registering an event with Friends of Live Earth is a great way to involve your friends, family, school, or community in global, environmental action to help solve the global water crisis. After registering, you'll gain access to a package of background materials, event guidelines, and suggestions for how to host a green event.
One of the amazing Friends of Live Earth Run for Water events will be taking place in Lima, Peru. They are expecting more than 5,000 participants to attend this run/walk as the event takes them through the streets of one of the nicest neighborhoods along the pacific ocean in Lima, Miraflores. The celebration for water resource awareness will continue right after the race with a mega live music concert, featuring the best local artists and compositors.
Sign up now at http://liveearth.org/run.
Run/walk registration is now officially open for the following cities (click on city name to get to registration page):
NORTH AMERICA - San Diego, Los Angeles, Westlake Village, CA, Mariposa, CA, Dinuba, CA, Antioch, CA, McMinnville, OR, Seattle, Ellensburg, WA, Vancouver, Kelowna, BC, Kamloops, BC, Creede, CO, Minneapolis, Houston, Oklahoma City, Boonville, MO, Chicago, Milwaukee, Canton, MI, Midland, MI, Mt. Pleasant, MI, Toronto, Cincinnati, Louisville, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Bar Harbor, ME, Martha's Vineyard, Marlborough, MA, New York City, East Hampton, Norristown, PA, Washington, D.C., Rocky Mount, NC, Chapel Hill, Charleston, SC, Atlanta, Stennis Space Center, MS, Tampa, Orlando, Mexico City
CENTRAL AMERICA / CARIBBEAN / SOUTH AMERICA - Panama City, Santo Domingo, Tortola, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua, Bermuda, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Valencia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay
UK / EUROPE - London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Berlin, Munich, Brienz, Switzerland, Yverdon-les-Bains, Tarragona, Carolei, Milan, Arezzo, Vienna, Sarajevo, Mali Zvornik, Zagreb
MIDDLE EAST / ASIA / AUSTRALIA - Istanbul, Bodrum, Jerusalem, Karachi, Katmandu, New Delhi, Mumbai, Mongolia, Chonqing, China, Hong Kong, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, Manila, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Jakarta, Bali, Melbourne
AFRICA - Cape Town, Morocco, Benin, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Cabo Verde, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Eritrea, Uganda, Burundi, Mauritius, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Cameroon, Botswana
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