OUR PURPOSE

Surge provides sustainable safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions, in an effort to change the world one drop at a time.

In a world in which 2,300 people die every day because of inadequate drinking water and sanitation, Surge takes a multi-faceted approach to reach as many people as possible.

Our tactics include:

    • ENGAGING sponsors and donors to invest in sustainable and innovative clean water projects.
    • WORKING with community leaders to develop sustainable solutions in areas of need.
    • EDUCATING communities on critical practices for clean water, sanitation, and hygiene.
    • SHARING information on the global water crisis to show how local action can have global impact.

OUR VALUES

    • EQUALITY.  Every person has a right to clean water. It is necessary for life.
    • COMMUNITY.  We all share some responsibility for one another. We must help those in need.
    • SECURITY.  All people should have basic economic, social, and physical security, enabling each one of us to focus on our families, children, and communities.

SURGE’S 100% PLEDGE

100% of public donations fund safe water, sanitation, and associated education projects. All administrative costs are covered by our partners, sponsors, private donors, and volunteers.

Board of Directors (United States and Middle East*)

Shilpa Alva

Kim Miller

James Hagen

Harleen Singh

Rob Walsh

Sarah Lynch

Anna Paul

Trisha Bhagat

Marita Peters

Melina Faria

Lerris Faria

Lorraine Alva

Jamelyn Trucks

Ainur Akhmatullina

*Surge Middle East is a social club registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They are a related entity committed to Surge’s mission.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

FUNDRAISING

  • Trisha Bhagat
  • Catherine MacKenzie
  • Rebekah O’Brien
  • Harleen Singh
  • Rob Walsh
  • MARKETING

  • Sidra Bhatti
  • Annie Hauser
  • Rebekah O’Brien
  • Sarah Odde Lynch
  • Anna Paul
  • Laura Schaeffer
  • Suran Yoo
  • EDUCATION & AWARENESS

  • Craig Clarkson
  • Annie Hauser
  • Laura Schaeffer
  • FIELD PROGRAMS

  • Craig Clarkson
  • Catherine MacKenzie
  • OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATION

  • Trisha Bhagat
  • Anna Paul
  • Rob Walsh
  • Heleen Van De Wardt
  • Suran Yoo
  • SURGE ALUMNI

  • Noshaba BhattI
  • Ivor Castelino
  • Michelle DeCouto
  • Maya Garg
  • Eric Hall
  • Marta Keller
  • Bibi Leung Petrovis (Co-founder)
  • Rachel Malvin Pugliano
  • Richard Wilson
  • Ummul Banin Yamani (Co-founder)
  • Become a Volunteer

    OUR SPONSORS


    Surge’s sponsors play a critical role in supporting fundraising efforts, education initiatives, and field projects.

     

    UNITED STATES

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    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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