Interview with Feather Leather Designs!
For this week’s blogpost, we would like to highlight a wonderful local business: Feather Leather Designs! Feather Leather Designs creates beautiful jewelry made of leather and cork that have been carefully sourced from USA suppliers. The company also offers an “Upcycled Leather” jewelry collection, called RE:PURPOSE, which utilizes leather remnants from another Cleveland-based company (and … Continued
Start a birthday fundraiser to support clean water
Giving Tuesday Kicks off 10 Days of Giving with Drink Local Drink Tap
#GivingTuesday is a special day to reflect on non-profit organizations making a difference and give what you can to support their mission. At Drink Local Drink Tap, we are excited to kick off 10 days of giving sharing both accomplishments and goals with you! Over the last 10 years, we’ve done some incredible things together, … ContinuedRead more
FOUNT and DLDT Teaming Up to Bring Clean Water to 3,000 More Children
Since 2018, Drink Local Drink Tap and FOUNT have partnered to bring clean water to 2,272 people in Uganda. This impact of new, clean and safe water sources changes everything in a community- EVERYTHING. This year, FOUNT and DLDT are teaming up again to bring clean water to 3,000 more children. As you donate to … ContinuedRead more
Our hero David Christof and why every drop matters
David Christof is a hero. It’s not everyday that someone decides to wake up and exhaust their body beyond what many of us think is even possible all for the sake of saving people’s lives. David is that person. In 2007, David participated in Blue Planet Run to support safe water projects through our … Continued
bigBANG! was a BIG BANG for many, especially for Drink Local. Drink tap., Inc.!
Have you heard of the Social Venture Partners (SVP) bigBANG! event? In 2013, I am honored to have been selected to fast pitch Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc.’s mission to over 300 people April 10th at Cleveland State University. After the proposal and selection process in late 2012, eight organizations were selected (instead of the … Continued
$1,000 Challenge during Earth Month
After a very successful private World Premiere FUNdraiser on International World Water Day March 22nd, we received some great news! Bill and Debbie Doty, lovers of our great mother earth and long time supporters of Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc., have decided to launch a $1,000 challenge to help support our three safe water projects … Continued
The whole story, film festival updates and moving forward to spread our message
I never really expected to be making documentaries, much less, be the main character in one. The past two years have been an amazing adventure while documenting our Making Waves project consisting of our work here in Cleveland and drilling our first borehole abroad. But before I get into all of that, let me … Continued
Documentary World Premiere Fundraiser March 22nd, 2013- SUCCESS!
EVENT RECAP: On 3/22/2013, we raised over $3500 to support our local and global work-THANK YOU to all who made that possible! We had 130 guests, volunteers and partners attend. A post event challenge was made by Bill and Debbie Doty TOO! Kicking off EARTH MONTH, Bill and Debbie Doty are starting $1000 challenge to help us raise $10,000 … ContinuedRead more
Johnny Mango’s 20% Day in Ohio City
DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE: fundraiser-flyer-feb4 Enjoy a meal with friends or order lunch for the office at Johnny Mango’s in Ohio City on Monday, February 4th 11am-11pm and 20% of your bill will be donated to DLDT! Turn in your flyer when you settle your bill and 20% will be donated to support our work at … Continued
POSTPONED——Pre-Movie Release [FUN]draiser
We will be postponing this event! We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you soon! There are still plenty of opportunities to help support local film and water. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or sponsorship interest, thank you! Join us for an evening of African dance, food, drink, art and a meet and greet with … Continued
RECAP: Drilling our first borehole and next steps in East Africa
Dear Drink Local. Drink Tap. Supporters, We did it! Thanks to the support of BNE Water Foundation who gained naming rights to the borehole, Blue Planet Network’s Team Hope, Katie Spotz, Drink Local. Drink Tap. supporters, Wavemaker Program students in Northeast Ohio, and Laura Watilo Blake’s Gallery Show, we raised the funding needed to help … Continued
JOIN US Friday August 24th, 2012 5pm-10pm for our 2nd Annual BACK FROM AFRICA BASH
Join the CREW at: Winking Lizard Tavern in Lakewood, Ohio (14018 Detroit Rd., Lakewood, Ohio) Friday, August 24th 5pm-10pm $10 cover includes light foods and entry Donate $25 at the door and get light foods, entry, 5 raffle tickets and a beer wrist band for unlimited Great Lakes Brewing Company Wright Pils draft … Continued
Turning appreciation into action: Uganda 2012
Based in the Great Lakes region in the United States, Drink Local. Drink Tap.© (DLDT) realizes that reconnecting to local water wealth is critical in creating the foundation for people to “wake up” to water. The entire planet is covered with water, but only 3% is fresh, and .3% of that is available to drink. … Continued
Uganda Update- the dates are set!
We are proud to announce the tickets are bought for Uganda! June 4-mid-July DLDT will be filming and working to finish the borehole in rural Uganda for over 700 children (about half are orphaned) and the surrounding village of Mulajji. The only way this is made possible is through our sponsors– especially Affinity Consultants, Inc. … Continued
World is Africa Party @La Strada East 4th, Downtown Cleveland
Thanks to the generosity and support of this World is Africa Party, Drink Local. Drink Tap. will be collecting voluntary donations instead of a cover! Friday, May 11th on East 4th, Downtown Cleveland @La Strada View it and share it on Facebook Come dance after Pecha Kucha!
15% Day at Jammy Buggars’ ALL DAY (and DLDT volunteer meeting 5:30-7pm)
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 11:00am until 11:00pm Step 1: Eat and drink at Jammy Buggars’ 5/15 during business hours (ALL DAY) 11:30-12:30 Step 2: Mention Drink Local. Drink Tap. to your friendly server Step 3: Jammy Buggars’ will donate 15% of the sales to DLDT’s last push for Uganda Here is their website: http://www.jammybuggars.com/ Please share a meal … Continued
Uganda and Great Lakes Row Benefit at Brother’s Lounge
Come join us for a late afternoon full of music raffles and more! Just $10 at the door! FLYER Sunday, May 20th at Brother’s Lounge (11609 Detroit Rd, Cleveland, OH @117th) -MARK YOUR CALENDAR 4pm-8pm MEET Beth O’Kain the rower and SAY FAREWELL to Erin Huber before she leaves for Uganda to dig for new … Continued
DINE, DRUM, DANCE & DONATE
Saturday, February 25, 2012 6:00pm until 10:00pm Loren Naji Studio Gallery, 2138 West 25th Street, Cleveland, Ohio An evening of art and entertainment to benefit families without safe drinking water. The event will include an exhibition of photography by Laura Watilo Blake, plus interactive live entertainment, food, drink and an African handicrafts market.Gallery Show and Entertainment night for … Continued
The Diseased Staple of Africa
Meet the Jerrycan. Imagine saving up your shillings (maybe $2USD) to purchase a dirty, used plastic container to carry the water for your family. For the orphans at St. Bonaventure school in Mullajji Village, this is the water for themselves to bath in, brush their teeth, wash their hands, cook, clean, and complete other water … Continued
$30,000 in 30 days
It’s the season of giving! It’s the time of year where we hope to open our hearts and share what we can to make this world a better place. We are working on two major projects right now at Drink Local. Drink Tap. (501c3) and YOU can be a part of the wavemaking with us! Currently, we funding our: … Continued