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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

Virtual 4 Miles 4 Water!

For the past two years, Four Miles for Water has looked a little bit different. While many of us have spent the better part of the last year and a half in our houses, Drink Local Drink Tap worked to provide an opportunity for us to get outside in a safe way. DLDT modified their … Continued

Why 4 Miles 4 water is going green

Every year in Northeast Ohio, nonprofits and other organizations host dozens of 5ks, 10ks, marathons, fun runs, and other related events. These occasions tend to do a lot of good for our community: they raise awareness and thousands of dollars for worthwhile causes, promote health and well-being, encourage healthy competition, and bring people together. But have … Continued

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Kinetico signs on as Lake Level sponsor for 4 Miles 4 Water

Since 2010, Kinetico has consistently supported Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc.’s ongoing work to educate people about the importance of clean water and bring access to clean water in Uganda. In particular, their continued support, which is now entering its fifth year, has been invaluable to our work abroad. Kinetico has acted as a Platinum … Continued

NEORSD continues their support of DLDT’s work as a Lake Level sponsor

Since 2009, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) has played an integral role in supporting the work that we do at Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. NEORSD has been involved in our World Water Day activities each year, and through their continued support, we have been able to expand our Wavemaker Program – we … Continued

DLDT Executive Director ‘Taking Cleveland International with Local and Nonprofit Leaders’ hosted by IPM at the Cleveland Foundation

On Monday October 13th, IPM will be hosting Taking Cleveland International with Local and Nonprofit Leaders. This panel aims to highlight the tremendous work that organizations are doing to maintain Cleveland’s active citizenship in global affairs. Their goals of inspiring engagement in international affairs through the creation of globally minded citizens aligns with IPM’s role in connecting Cleveland to the … Continued

September 6th Barefoot Wine and Bubbly Beach Cleanup/ Party after Lake Erie Boat Float

  ***MEDIA ALERT*** FACEBOOK EVENT LINK:  Volunteers invited to Edgewater Park to help keep Great Lakes’ beaches “Barefoot” friendly Public beach cleanup and celebration planned for volunteers     WHAT:           Barefoot Wine is teaming up with Alliance for the Great Lakes and Drink Local. Drink Tap, Inc. to host a public Adopt-a-Beach™ cleanup at … 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 … Continued

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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 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

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: 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

Barefoot Wine Beach Cleanup and After Party at The Harp

 Come join us for one of our favorite beach cleanups of 2012! Saturday May 5th   10-12:00 Beach Cleanup    12:30-3pm Volunteer After Party at The Harp Presented by: Drink Local. Drink Tap. & Friends of Edgewater State Park In partnership with Alliance for the Great Lakes Join in the fun for our second annual … Continued


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

$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

Staying Awake: Awakening the Dreamer Event | October 25th, 2011

STAYING AWAKE: Awakening the Dreamer Event: October 25th (see details below) Staying Awake… is a monthly networking gathering originating within the Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream program of the Pachamama Alliance.  The Staying Awake… programs are open to all with no fee or prerequisites.  The purpose of Staying Awake… is to build a network … Continued

Last Beach Cleanup for 2011! November 5th 10a-12p

Location: Edgewater Beach State Park Cleveland, Ohio Body of Water: Lake Erie Time: 10am-12pm Date: Saturday-November 5th,2011 RSVP email if possible to DLDT Beach Cleanup Manager, Babs: LIKE us on Facebook and Twitter (@DrinkLocalTap) to stay up to date on DLDT and changes to events! We clean rain or shine!

Back from Africa WAVEMAKER presentation Gathering

We are back from Africa and boy do we have stories!  Join us for an evening of fun and adventure!  There will be raffles, fun, pictures, stories, and surprises! Battery Park Wine Bar  Friday, Sept. 9, 2011   5:30-7:30 pm. See what people are saying about this event!


BEACH and VOLUNTEERING NEWS: WE have monthly Beach Cleanups and ANTI-LITTER Signs going to Edgewater Beach! Looking for cement pros to help with installation! email Calendar   We will be at BURNING RIVERFEST- an event for ALL AGES! Come see us or volunteer! email BRF website   Going away blast! THANK YOU to … Continued