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CW4K Supports Water Charity’s Efforts in Uganda to help St. Francis School for the Blind

Canned Water 4 Kids recently funded a project initiated by Water Charity to provide latrine and a water storage facility for St. Francis School for the Blind in Uganda.



Tulsa, OK school includes CannedWater4Kids charity in their “Visiting Day” on Friday 11-16-2012

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Contact:
Wes Rowell
Riverfield Country Day School
Phone: 918.446.3553
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http://www.riverfield.org

Tulsa, Oklahoma school includes CannedWater4Kids charity in their "Visiting Day" to be held on Friday, November 16.

Tulsa, Oklahoma (Nov 15, 2012) - Riverfield Country Day School (RCDS), a private, coed, nonsectarian institution will hold a "Visiting Day" on Friday, November 16.

The event, held at the school, provides a time for families of Riverfield students and other interested parties to visit classrooms, tour the school and see what students have been working on. Riverfield's Business Class will be selling CannedWater4Kids and donate the proceeds back to CW4K to support their efforts to provide water for those in need.



CannedWater4Kids Charity and friends rally together to help New Jersey Disaster Relief efforts

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Contact:
Greg Stromberg
CannedWater4Kids
(262) 246-8480

CannedWater4Kids Charity and friends rally together. Send fresh canned drinking water to help New Jersey Disaster Relief efforts.

Sussex, WI, Nov. 12, 2012 – CannedWater4Kids, Ball Corporation, Alcoa, Fleetmaster Express and Cargo Solution Express Trucking Company, joined forces to send a rush delivery of fresh drinking water to help in the New Jersey Disaster Relief efforts. Two truckloads, 105,600 cans of fresh purified spring water were sent to the Red Cross Distribution Center in Sommerset, New Jersey.



Milwaukee Water Council, UWM celebrate UN World Water Day

March 27th, 2012 | By Holly Nearman

Greg Stromberg, CEO and president of CannedWater4Kids, second-guessed his public pledge to carry 40 pounds of water on his head for the entire walk, while acknowledging the fact that young women and children in many countries often carry more water over longer distances multiple times a day.

“In Wisconsin, all we do here is turn on a faucet and we have clean drinking water,” says Stromberg, whose non-profit organization works to provide clean drinking water for kids in developing countries. “We are so spoiled and have so much abundance.”

Greg Stromberg, CEO and president of CannedWater4Kids, managed to carry two cases of water for half of the three-mile trek. (Photos: Holly Nearman)



CannedWater4Kids Joins UW-Milwaukee’s Engineers without Borders for Wisconsin Walk for Water

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CannedWater4Kids Joins UW-Milwaukee’s Engineers without Borders for the Premier Wisconsin Walk for Water


Contact:
Greg Stromberg
CannedWater4Kids
(262) 246-8480

Jane Cooper
Cooper Hong Inc.
(630) 377-2555




Three-mile Walk Supports UN World Water Day

MILWAUKEE (March 20, 2012) – CannedWater4Kids is joining the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s student chapter of Engineers without Borders in its first Wisconsin Walk for Water on Saturday, March 24. The three-mile walk, which begins on the county grounds outside the Linwood Water Treatment Plant, is timed to follow the March 22 global recognition of the United Nations World Water Day. The intent of the event is to raise awareness of steps area citizens can take to help bring safe water access to many more people around the world.



Canning Hope: A Man’s Worldwide Mission to End Thirst

Sussex grandfather's passion rewarded with major grant from Ball Corporation.



PRESS RELEASE: CannedWater4Kids Charity Honored

Ball Corporation, the largest producer of recyclable beverage cans in the world, has presented its prestigious “Can Ambassador Award” to 501c3 charity, CannedWater4Kids (CW4K) of Sussex, WI.



Canned Water 4 Kids Presents $13,000 Check To Engineers Without Borders

Greg Stromberg presents a check from CW4K for $13k to support EWB work in Guatemala.



Recycling center goes high tech

Customers of Aurora Metal Recycling get a free can of purified spring water from CannedWater4kids



Conclusion of Safe Water Now Project – Japan

Conclusion of Safe Water Now Project – Japan



VIDEO: Fox 6 News - “CannedWater4Kids Shipment Second Harvest to Japan”

Thank you very much Fox News Channel 6 Milwaukee for making people aware of our work.



Press Release: CW4K Helping Japan During Water Shortage

CannedWater4Kids Sends Canned Water To Japan During Post-Earthquake Water Shortage



CannedWater4Kids Goes To Washington

On Tuesday, February 8, CannedWater4Kids (CW4K) will head to Washington, DC as the American Beverage Association (ABA) hosts a reception for members of the U.S. Congress.



Engineers Without Border - University of Wisconsin

Cannedwater4kids helping Engineers Without Borders in Guatemala



Sunday Special: Water workers

Engineering students from Sheboygan Falls get their feet wet helping others



A Can With a Plan



PMMI brings CannedWater4kids to Pack Expo

PMMI supports charity focused on delivering clean, safe water to children at packaging industry’s largest trade show; Packaging World highlights efforts on interactive October cover.



Doing well by doing good

If, like most packaging professionals, you’re tired of hearing that packaging can only have a deleterious effect on society, you gotta meet Greg Stromberg.



Packaging World Publisher Joe Angel introduces CannedWater4kids

Packaging World Publisher Joe Angel introduces CannedWater4kids, a not-for-profit organization that will be a highlight of Pack Expo thanks to the enlightened leadership of PMMI.



Canned water addresses global quality issues

Packaging plays a vital role in a program that aims to bring fresh water to children in desperate need in developing countries.



CannedWater4Kids Featured in the Water Management Insert of the LA Times

One of the largest reports ever published about Water Management will be distributed within the Los Angeles Times on August 27th, 2010 in a distribution of 650,000 copies. CannedWater4Kids is listed as a key participating organization.



CannedWater4Kids assists Haitian Earthquake Relief Efforts

CannedWater4Kids, a non-profit initiative to generate awareness and fund projects to purify water for children in developing nations, sent more than 160,000 cans of water to a hospital and orphanage in Haiti using the Aidmatrix Network. The second shipment recently arrived to an orphanage in Haiti, and CannedWater4Kids has provided the following images of the delivery.



Magazine Article

Here's a great magazine article about CannedWater4Kids.



A Special Thank You From Engineers Without Borders

CannedWater4Kids is a proud supporter of Engineers Without Borders. On February 08, 2010, we received a very special letter from Marissa Jablonski, Co-Chair of Engineers Without Borders at UW at Milwaukee.



A Can-Do Approach For Water Needs

December 26, 2008

A can-do approach for water needs. Local charity aims to help Third World children
By Will Mueller of The Freeman



The Beverage of Human Kindness

December 24, 2008

Can connoisseur's vision: Pop a top and help poor children drink safe water
By John Schmid of the Journal Sentinel