NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The UNICEF supported clean-water campaign known as the TAP Project, today announced that water technology manufacturer, The Watergeeks Laboratories, will become a national supporter of the campaign in 2009 -- the third year of this award-winning, life-saving initiative to help UNICEF provide clean water to children around the world.
Beginning November 17, 2008 the Canada-based manufacturer will donate a percentage of the on-line retail price of six of their premium water products to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Designed with an eye to conservation and combating the global water crisis, the featured products include: 1) filtered sport water bottle, 2) stainless steel water bottle, 3) water saving shower head, 4) water saving hose nozzle, 5) dual spray swivel aerater, and 6) an all natural liquid soap.
"We are very proud to be able to partner with the leading global children's organization with the proven experience and ability to help deliver clean water to children around the world," said Brent Meikle, founder and CEO of the Watergeeks Laboratories. "We look forward to offering consumers and retailers an exciting range of 'water-wise' products and to helping make the 2009 TAP Project the most successful campaign to date."
Based on a simple, tangible and turn-key concept, The TAP Project was given life two years ago on World Water Day, (March 22). Limited to just New York City at the time, restaurants asked their patrons to donate $1 or more for the tap water they usually enjoy for free. With 300 restaurants participating in its inaugural year TAP raised $100,000 and helped to provide 4 million children in Laos, Iraq and Angola with access to clean drinking water. Also in its first year, the TAP Project was awarded the much coveted Titanium Lion at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France.
"We are extremely pleased with the success the TAP P
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