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Water Delivery – Austin Texas 2012

I Am Waters Foundation delivers 152,064 bottles to Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin Texas for summer 2012

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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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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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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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Elena Davis and Supermodels on the Today Show

Kim Alexis, Kelly Emberg, and Elena Davis, among the first women to be called “supermodels” in the ‘80s, chat with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about how the modeling industry has changed since their careers began and those crazy ‘80s fashions.

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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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I Am Waters Foundation | UCLA Commencement | Speaker: Elena Davis

I Am Waters Foundation Founder, Elena Davis, speaks at UCLA 2011 Department of Sociology Commencement.

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