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PUR Water Filtration and P&G's Children's Safe Drinking Water Program Take Jessica Biel, Kenna and Other Cultural Influencers to Meet Those Affected by the Clean Drinking Water Crisis Before Embarking on SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT: Kilimanjaro
Date:1/8/2010

pening visit to the village," Dr. Greg Allgood said. "There are 4,000 children who die every day from unsafe drinking water, a statistic that PUR and the Children's Safe Drinking Water Program have been working tirelessly to help address."

Why Climb for Clean Drinking Water?

  • There are over one billion people in the developing world who don't have access to clean drinking water.
  • With no running water, many families have no choice but to drink from rivers and streams contaminated with bacteria, parasites and viruses, which contribute to a prevalence of diarrhea-related illnesses that cause widespread death.

Join The Cause

  • A portion of the proceeds from the climb will go to benefit the CSDW Program. Anyone in the U.S. can join the climb and the clean drinking water cause by purchasing a PUR water pitcher or faucet mount filtration system. One purchase of a PUR system will donate a week's worth of clean drinking water to children in need in the developing world.(1)
  • Donations from purchases of PUR water pitchers and faucet mounts will go towards the CSDW program's goal of providing more than 4 billion liters of clean drinking water in the developing world from 2007-2012, helping to preventing an estimated 160 million days of diarrheal illness and saving an estimated 20,000 lives. To date, the CSDW program has delivered over 1.8 billion liters of clean drinking water to those in need.

To learn more about PUR Water Filtration or to donate to the Children's Safe Drinking Water Program, please visit PURwater.com and

SOURCE Procter & Gamble
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