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African Well Fund: Build a Well for Bono's Birthday

For the sixth year in a row, the African Well Fund is pleased to announce plans for a fundraising drive to " Build a Well for Bono's Birthday ".

From March 17th through May 10th, the African Well Fund invites U2 fans and others who are inspired by Bono's tireless activism on behalf of Africa to make a donation in honor of Bono's birthday on May 10th. Your donation in the amount of $100, $75, $40, or whatever you can afford, will go a long way in helping to provide clean water for the people of Africa.

Until May 10th: http://www.africanwellfund.org/Bono-Well-2008.html

Happy Birthday Bono!

Comments

Corine Milano's picture

Thanks!

Thanks for letting us know about this, Elizabeth! A great cause!

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

What happened?

I haven't had a chance to search online to see what the results were from this initiative. Anyone know?

Elizabeth's picture

Results

Thanks for the thoughts. I will try to follow up this week!

Elizabeth's picture

Follow up

Hi! I emailed about this. No updates that I know of. I was told that I may be able to find something on the main site. It was also suggested that I email the contacts at the site. I will check the site again soon...

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Thanks!

I'll keep my eyes and ears open, too!

Elizabeth's picture

Wild. Here is the update...

6th Annual Bono Birthday Well Totals over $26,000!

The African Well Fund is pleased to announce that this year’s Build a Well for Bono’s Birthday raised over $26,000! The money raised will be used by our partner Africare to implement a water and sanitation project in Sub-Saharan Africa, the details of which will be announced soon.

This was the 6th consecutive fundraiser held in honor of Bono’s May 10th birthday and the campaigns have collectively raised over $120,000 ! The money has been used to build water and sanitation projects in Uganda, Angola and Zimbabwe. The African Well Fund wishes to thank U2 fans all over the world for their support and generosity which has helped to better the life of thousands of people in Africa!

The African Well Fund will be sending beautiful homemade card to Bono containing an announcement of the total along with the signatures and well-wishes of those who donated. We will post photos of the card very soon.

Thank you for your continued support!

http://www.africanwellfund.org/blog/archives/2008_06.html#000350

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