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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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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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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 Distributes 300,000 Bottles Of Water To 3 Texas Cities Over Summer 2011

I Am Waters would sincerely like to thank our 2011 shelter partners, listed below, for allowing us to distribute 300,000 of our specially branded water bottles made especially for the homeless, through their organizations in summer 2011. We applaud each of these organizations for the amazing work they do to help homeless men, women and children in Texas to restore stability to their lives. We are humbled to be part of their efforts and contribute to ending the problem of homelessness in America.

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Melissa And Trace Homeless Couple Dealing With Grand Mall Seizures and Holding Down A Job While Living On The Streets

Melissa and Trace are a married homeless couple. He suffers from grand mall seizures. Melissa works, Trace’s seizures preclude him from working. Melissa: “If anyone would have ever told me I would be homeless one day, I would have looked at them like they were crazy or a liar….

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When The Heat Hits, Think Of The Homeless | Washington | Washington Post

WASHINGTON — It’s noon, and it’s over 100 degrees in Washington. The media and others have endlessly repeated their solid, survive-the-heat advice: Stay inside, preferably near air conditioning, and drink lots of water. Good advice, unless you can’t get or stay inside or consistently access fresh water — in other words, if you’re homeless.

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Mount Vernon Charities Reach Out To Homeless In Extreme Heat | Mount Vernon, Washington | Patch

MOUNT VERMONT, WASHINGTON — This summer, temperatures in Fairfax County have been hovering in the mid nineties, but when you factor in humidity and heat index weather experts say it can easily feel like triple digits. And the National Weather Service says today could be even hotter, with highs near 100 and heat index values as high as 106 degrees. In response to rising temperatures, shelters and non-profits are taking extra precautions to help the estimated 1,544 homeless individuals in the county for whom the heat could be potentially dangerous.

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Heat Threatens the Vulnerable, Including Homeless | Wisconsin | WUWM MilWaukee Public Radio

WISCONSIN — Much of Wisconsin is in for another day of oppressive heat Wednesday.

The heat index – the way the temperature feels — is expected to push well above 100 degrees.

Among the most vulnerable are people who don’t have a cool place to stay. WUWM’s

Ann-Elise Henzl visited a shelter working to keep homeless people safe.

Fifty-five year old Larry Cook is unemployed and homeless. He spent Tuesday at the Repairers of the Breach daytime shelter, on the western edge of downtown Milwaukee.

Cook says it’s a new experience to seek refuge because of the heat, not the cold.

“I was in here when we had that snowstorm, because when the temperatures go down they stay open, they stay open all night,” Cook says.

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Stayin’ Cool: How The Las Vegas Valley Homeless Keep Out Of The Heat | Las Vegas, Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Broken shopping carts packed full of odds and ends litter highway underpasses valleywide.

Their homeless owners are desperately seeking shade from the sun’s harsh rays. Some lay blankets and tarps across two or more carts, creating a makeshift shelter in an attempt to stay cool while triple-digit temperatures broil the area.

“There is no other option than to get out of the heat,” said Charlie Desiderio, director of development and marketing for the Salvation Army Clark County Administration. “You have to get into someplace air-conditioned. You have to drink water and do anything you can do to keep your body temperature down.”

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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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