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I Am Waters Foundation Helps Hydrate The Homeless | Houston, Texas | NBC KPRC Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS — A unique Houston-based foundation is serving a need few realize exists in the city: fresh, clean drinking water for the homeless population. “If you don’t have water, you die,” said Elena Davis, founder of I Am Waters. “It’s imperative that you have water. You can survive longer without food than you can water.” Davis founded the organization three years ago and began distributing bottles of water to 15 homeless shelters in Houston, Austin and Fort Worth. Last year, the foundation distributed 80,000 bottles. This year the foundation will distribute 300,000 bottles. The foundation delivers the water during the 16 hottest weeks of the summer.

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I Am Waters Foundation Spends July 4 Honoring Homeless Vets | Houston, Texas | ABC 13

HOUSTON (KTRK) — Life is not easy for servicemen and women when they return home after months, even years of war.
Fortunately, there are many organizations to help them. Now one group is using something as simple as a bottle of water to inspire our vets.
The government estimates more than 100,000 veterans are homeless. They live on the streets or in transitional housing, and while many of us take it for granted, they don’t have easy access to the most basic necessity–water.

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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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