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FOX Good Day New York Sandy Delivery

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CultureMap Houston on Sandy Recovery

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Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

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I Am Waters | Supermodels Luncheon | Houston Chronicle | Chron.com

Modeling was Elena Davis' way out of poverty. Born in northern California, her childhood was filled with welfare offices and transient homes. "At times we didn't have enough food to eat," said Davis, a former 1980s fashion model who founded I Am Waters, a nonprofit organization to address water deprivation among the nation's homeless. "When you're homeless and you're poor, you feel like you don't belong anywhere. It really erodes at your self-esteem."

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Models From The ’80s Unite For A Good Cause | Houston , Texas | My San Antonio

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- Modeling was Elena Davis' way out of poverty. Born in northern California, her childhood was filled with welfare offices and transient homes. "At times we didn't have enough food to eat," said Davis, a former 1980s fashion model who founded I Am Waters, a nonprofit organization to address water deprivation among the nation's homeless. "When you're homeless and you're poor, you feel like you don't belong anywhere. It really erodes at your self-esteem."

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’80s Supermodels Bring In Big Dollars For I Am Waters Foundation Inaugural Fundraiser | Houston , Texas | Culture Map

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- A collection of '80s supermodels on stage and a ballroom full of glam social mavens, where beneath the frothy surface a serious cause was generously supported. A remarkable $400,000 was raised at the inaugural fundraiser for the I Am Waters Foundation, which provides bottled water, emblazoned with words of hope, to the homeless.

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A Super Time At I Am Waters Luncheon | Houston , Texas | Chron.com

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- Eighties glamazons Cheryl Tiegs, Kelly Emberg, Kim Alexis, Joan Severance, Dianne deWitt, Kim Charlton, Tara Shannon and Tony Spinelli reunited for the first I Am Waters Foundation Luncheon. Two famous male faces of the period, Jack Scalia and Tony Spinelli, also joined the fun.

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Former Model Helps Homeless Through Bottled Water | Houston , Texas | Click2Houston KPRC NBC

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- A former model has a very unique way to help the homeless and fight poverty. It's a passion for Houstonian Elena Davis, who said she grew up nearly homeless herself. Davis' face has graced the covers and pages of some of the world's top fashion magazines, but now she's behind the lens as the creator of "I Am Waters."

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Models Unite To Form Non Profit To Help People Without Homes In Houston | Houston , Texas | News 92 FM

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- A group of supermodels are making sure Houston’s homeless are hydrated both physically and spiritually by handing out bottled water. The effort is organized by the non-profit I Am Waters Foundation. Elena Davis, former supermodel and founder of the organization, Elena Davis, as well as former supermodel Kelly Emberg actor Jack Scalia joined Lana Hughes and JP Pritchard to talk about how the group is helping to combat homelessness in Houston.

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Supermodels Of The 80’s | Houston , Texas | KHOU Great Day Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- Supermodels Kelly Emberg, Jack Scalia, and Founder & President of I Am Waters Foundation Elena Davis talk on Great Day Houston about the homeless and the need for water.

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Daily Mail: Eighties Supermodels Then And Now – Kim Alexis, Kelly Emberg, and Elena Davis

The term 'supermodel' has come under scrutiny lately as a word too often tossed around to describe a various caliber of models. However among the first women to be deemed supermodels in the Eighties, Kim Alexis, Kelly Emberg, and Elena Davis, have spoken about the vast differences between the industry they knew 30 years ago when they first graced the covers of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Cosmopolitan, compared to the modelling industry today.

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’80s Supermodels Cheryl Tiegs & Kelly Emberg Plan Houston Visit For Fundraiser To Help The Homeless | Houston , Texas | Culture Map

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- From the covers of Vogue, Elle, Town & Country, Glamour and other magazines, a group of the world's most photographed models will take the stage at River Oaks Country Club on April 25th for the I Am Waters Foundation inaugural fundraiser, "Supermodels of the '80s." It will offer a striking juxtaposition of high-style glamour and homeless realities.

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The Water Project

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- Water Water everywhere but for some it is not that easy. To create awareness, UNICEF launched the Tap Project, an award winning campaign designed to provide clean water to children around the world. Every day 4,000 children die of water related diseases, and nearly 900 million people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water. Houston was selected as one of only five national enhanced markets to implement the campaign this year, which involved a leadership team to direct efforts. During World Water Week, March 19-25, various restaurants encouraged patrons to donate $1 or more. In Addition, former supermodel Elena Davis spoke to the Rotary Club of Houston Skyline about her I Am Waters Foundation that provides spiritual and physical hydration to the homeless.

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Supermodels of the 80’s, Cheryl Tiegs and Others to Speak at Charity Luncheon on April 25th, 2012, Presented by “I Am Waters”, a Foundation for American Homeless

Cheryl Tiegs, Kim Alexis and other notable Supermodel's of the 80's gather to discuss the intimate experience of being objectified and disconnected from mainstream society, how it correlates to the lives of American homeless and what the charitable foundation "I Am Waters" is doing to change the face of homelessness today.

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I Am Waters Foundation From the Runway to the Streets: Elena Davis gives Houston’s homeless a message in a bottle

002 Magazine Houston -- In 2009, Davis founded I Am Waters, a nonprofit foundation that provides safe, transportable water to homeless individuals and shelters. During the summer of 2011, I Am Water delivered 300,000 bottles of water throughout Houston, Ft. Worth and Austin.

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