Emily M. Randolph is delighted to be supporting Water.org, which provides access to safe water and sanitation for people in need around the world.
For each of Emily's mixed-media, fine art sales over $500 - whether independently or through her representing galleries - Emily donates $60 to Water.org, helping to empower a family in the developing world with access to safe water or sanitation - giving hope, health and the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.
"I wanted to make a bigger impact on the world, beyond the joy of sharing my water-inspired artwork and its benefits. By contributing to Water.org, more families can enjoy the safe water we take for granted every day." - Emily M. Randolph
844 million people — about 1 in 9 — lack access to safe water; 2.3 billion — about 1 in 3 — lack access to a toilet. Water.org is dedicated to changing this, empowering families through access to affordable financing and expert resources to make household water and toilet solutions a reality. Water.org is an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed millions of lives around the world through access to safe water and sanitation. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers innovative, market-driven solutions to the global water crisis — breaking down barriers to give families hope, health and the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.
About the Water Crisis
• 844 million people — 1 in 9 — lack access to safe water.
• 2.3 billion people — 1 in 3 — lack access to a toilet.
• More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.
• Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease.
• Water, sanitation and hygiene related disease kills nearly 1 million people each year.
• Women and children bear the primary responsibility for water collection.
• Women and children spend 258 million hours every day collecting water. This is time spent not working, caring for family members or attending school.
• Women and girls often spend up to 6 hours every day collecting water.
• Women and girls living without a toilet spend 266 million hours every day finding a place to go. • Globally, 1/3 of all schools lack access to basic water and sanitation.