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Wet Dreams


A well built by charity:water

Get your mind out of the gutter, it's about clean, safe water.


Once, in the pulsing heart of New York City, a young man named Scott Harrison found himself in the glamorous world of nightclub promotion. Surrounded by glitz and glamour, he had the fame, fortune, and lifestyle many dream of. But beneath the flashing lights and the thumping bass, a void lingered in his soul.

It was during a vacation in Uruguay that he realized the life he was living was entirely self-centered, and it was suffocating him.


Determined to change, Scott traded his chic outfits and Rolex watch for jeans and a cheap, functional watch, and volunteered with Mercy Ships to be the photographer on a hospital ship off the coast of Liberia. There, amid the smell of decay and the sounds of children's laughter, he discovered a place where he could make a difference.

Witnessing the dire need for clean water in impoverished communities, Scott's eyes opened to a suffering he could never have imagined. He realized the majority of the diseases they were treating were caused by bad water. There was a profound connection between clean water and life itself.

From this awakening, charity:water was born, a beacon of hope dedicated to bringing clean and safe drinking water to those in desperate need.


Since 2006, charity: water has become a new model of change:


65,000 water projects have helped more than 13 million people. All with 100% transparency to make sure donations flow directly to projects. I donate each month and periodically, I receive an email showing the latest water project I helped fund; along with photos and videos including a plaque affixed to the well with my name as one of the sponsors. Each project involves the community to sustain success and continue it into the future.

Now, close your eyes and envision a world where every one of us, including you, has the chance to conduct a masterpiece of change. Imagine your Rotary club as a stage where your passion, creativity, and determination can help those in your very own community.

It's not about going to Liberia; it's about channeling your inner Scott Harrison, finding meaning, and creating ripples of change right where you are. Your voice, your hands, your heart - they are all needed. Together, we can make the world a place that resonates with compassion, empathy, and hope.

Remember, when you act with Rotary, you're not just transforming the lives of others; you're writing a new chapter in your own life. One filled with purpose and joy.

In the end, it's not about what you give; it's about the person you become in the process of giving. That's the power of service. As Steve Jobs’ said, “The journey is the reward.”

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