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

  • New Year & Big Dreams

    As we enter another iconic year for IFwater and Lighting The Dark, our dreams are continuing to grow. The more we accomplish, the bigger our dreams become. Dreams are not just something that we all have when we lay our head down at night and slip into a restful state. It’s also what we dream […]

  • 291,000 dead

    DAY 54- 1400-MILES COMPLETED!!! Its extremely surreal! When I think back over these past 54 days, it seems like a dream. I can’t believe that 54 days has come and gone. And to think that we have now completed walking across America…it is extremely hard to comprehend. Today started with only 5.5 miles until we […]

  • Almost Done!!

    Days 52-53 Day 52 – Another Monday is upon us and we are more than ever ready to start! We are starting around Rancho Cucamonga and headed down Route 66 headed to Azusa California; just another 30-miles of walking. Today we are hoping to get down early…like most days haha. Well, we got down around […]

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