To help spread awareness to the water crisis happening around the world, District 99 students and staff came together, in partnership with the WE organization, to raise funds to provide clean water for Ecuador on Friday, Feb. 7 during the annual Walk For Water at Unity Junior High School.
Walk For Water
To help spread awareness to the water crisis happening around the world, District 99 students and staff come together every year with the WE organization to host the Walk For Water event.
people have gained access to improved drinking water sources because of donations from you!
people around the world cannot access safe drinking water
of children miss school everyday due to illnesses from unclean water or because they spend their days hauling water from miles away.
is all it takes to provide a person clean water for LIFE
When drought strikes, farms FAIL and entire villages GO HUNGRY.
In times like these, access to water can mean the difference between LIFE AND DEATH
Purchase cotton candy, popcorn, slushies and other snacks at the event.
ALL MONEY RAISED FROM CONCESSION SALES WILL BE DONATED
During school lunch time, in the school office, or at the event for ONLY 50 CENTS made by our students.
SCHOOL DROP OFF LOCATIONS
Every school excepts donations to put in each classroom bucket. You can donate even if you cannot attend the event.
The classroom that raises the most money will get OPEN GYM or EXTRA RECESS
Bounces houses provided by the Town Of Cicero Special Events department are available for kids to play in throughout the entire event.
Music played by District 99's very own DJ Jerry Jaramillo is played while people walk. You can even take a break to hop on the dance floor and show us your moves.
OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES
Arts, crafts, raffles and are water jug competition are other fun activities provided at the event!