Lighting the Dark: A charity focused on the need


IFwater wells

Right now we are working heavily in the country of Haiti. We are looking for water well sponsors to help provide clean drinking water to people in villages throughout Haiti. Joining IFwater is how you can help.

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#ThirstDay is the awareness of the need for clean water. Every Thursday we share startling facts to help bring an awareness to the crisis. Get connected. Get inspired. Learn how you can make a difference.

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Operations, travel cost, equipment, and all other overhead expenses can put a stop to everything. The Pipeline helps keep things running smooth so that 100% of public donations can go to water projects.

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Lighting The Dark was founded in June 2009; it is our mission to provide fresh sustainable drinking water to people in developing countries.
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Readings from the blog

  • Got Passion?

    PASSION is today’s main focus. It’s something that I’ve tried to keep in the forefront of my mind; allowing it to be a center of my days work. Passion is a powerful thing. I’ve spoken on this on a number of occasions. I believe it is one of the strongest things that can fuel a […]

  • Monday is #FUNday
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    Some people say Mondays are the worst. People even refer to it as if it were a disease or an illness. Saying things like, “I have a case of the MONDAYS!” or “…wow that person must have a case of the MONDAYS!” My question is this…what has Monday ever done to you? Poor Mondays, always […]

    Wigwam motels on old Route 66. A place passed by thousands of people on there way out to the west. A historic place visited by people on vacation during summer break. 
This picture was taken by IFwater's CEO Allen Barker during WaterWalk2

    Oh to be young again. I remember those days of my young childhood when I would count down the days until I could run out the school doors to start my two and a half months of freedom! In my adolescent years we had cool things like “The Summer Movie Program!” There would be movies […]

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