100K WORLD WATER DAY
Waves For Water Founder Jon Rose in Liberia
100K WWD BRAZIL FLAG
Hurley Surfer Rob Machado testing water in Nicaragua
100K WORLD WATER DAY LIBERIA FLAG
100K WWD NICARAGUA FLAG
Hurley's VP of Global Outreach Ben Edwards and local children
100K WWD INDONESIA FLAG
Hand of a child in Haiti testing out the clean water filter
100K WWD HAITI FLAG
Jon Rose and Hurley athletes Carissa Moore, Rob Machado, Conner Coffin, Bob Burnquist, Actress Rosario Dawson, Chefs Alex Atala and Sam Talbot will travel to nations in need to bring clean-water access to 100,000 people.
In correspondence with World Water Day 2014, Hurley will work with Waves For Water to coordinate one of the largest single-day water relief efforts in history. Five groups of Clean Water Couriers will lead missions to five different parts of the globe: Brazil, Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia and Nicaragua. Each team of key advocates will include Hurley surfers and ambassadors to participate in the distribution of water filtration systems. The teams will bring with them a total of 1,000 water filters for a single-day activation on March 22, with capacity to provide clean-water access for 100,000 people.
“We typically work in a very lean and covert fashion to maximize our efficiency on the ground, but since this specific project is just as much about awareness as it is action, I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to bring some of our longtime friends and advocates – Carissa Moore, Rosario Dawson, Rob Machado, Adrian Buchan, Bob Burnquist, Alex Atala and more – along for the ride,” says Waves For Water Founder Jon Rose.
The Clean Water Courier teams will be assembled as follows:
Guga Ketzer - Loducca
Alex Atala - Brazilian Chef who runs the restaurant D.O.M.
Rob Machado – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Bob Burnquist – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Jon Rose – Waves For Water Founder
Rosario Dawson – American Actress
Mikey DeTemple – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Fritz G Pierre-Louis – Waves For Water Ambassador
Ben Edwards – Hurley VP of Global Outreach
Conner Coffin – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Eddie Breckenridge – Former Thrice Bass player, current Band Manager
Jack Rose – Waves For Water Project Manager
Aamion Goodwin – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Sam Talbot – Celebrity Chef
Christian Troy – Waves For Water Executive Director
Carissa Moore – Two-time ASP Women’s World Champion
Adrian Buchan – Hurley Brand Ambassador
Everyone can help these teams reach their fundraising goals by purchasing limited edition Hurley H2O T-shirts on www.hurley.com, or by donating directly to www.wavesforwater.org. To learn more about 100K World Water Day, please visit www.wavesforwater.org.
For all press inquiries please contact Maria Boschetti, Hurley Director of Communications at email@example.com.
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