sponsor a project for a family or school

WASH

WASH Infrastructure

Strengthening water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH)
infrastructure at a Ugandan school

$10,000

Your name will be featured on the latrine

Latrine

Latrine Construction

for girls or boys at a
Primary School in Uganda

$6,500

Your name will be featured on the latrine

Community Well

for a school in
Uganda

$2500

Your name will be featured on the well

Rainwater Collection Tank

for a family in the
Dominican Republic

$500

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Water Purification Filter

for a family in the
Philippines

$100

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learn about donating shares of stock

consider an ongoing gift

share your birthday

Share your special day and give children around the world a reason to smile!

$200

celebrate your love

Weddings. Engagements.
Share your love with the world!

$500

be sporty

Run a marathon.
Hike a mountain.
Ride a bike cross-country.

$1,000

be creative

Dance contest. Mustache.
Design your own campaign
that will save lives!

$2,000

travel with us

Experience our work in the communities we serve.

upcoming impact trips in 2020

Impact Trips are fantastic ways to directly deliver water and sanitation programs while being culturally immersed in local life and experiencing a country’s natural beauty.

2020 trip dates are cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19. We’ll reach out with updated dates as soon as it’s safe for our communities and participants to travel again. We hope to welcome you to our global communities in the near future!

our events

Join an upcoming event to learn about our work and make a difference. 

COVID-19: Voices from the Field (Virtual)

A meaningful conversation with Shilpa Alva (founder of Surge) and Brittany Girle (cofounder of Photoserve). Hear about Surge’s COVID-19 response & resilience plan, long-term implications on our communities and the developing world. Meet Surge team working on the frontlines in Uganda & Haiti and witness stories of hardship and hope from the people that we love and serve.

  • – Date: Wed, May 20, 2020 at 7pm CST
  • – Online
  • – Free to Register: surgeforwater.org/voices

All funds will support Surge’s COVID-19 Response & Resilience Fund.

Invitation with two cartoon women jumping and giving each other a high five

Power of Sisterhood: Celebrating Women’s Health and Wellness (Virtual)

To celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28th, we’re hosting an event to deepen connections between women, celebrating women’s health and wellness. Meaningful connections and strong relationships can improve health and quality of life.

This event will be a discussion of local and global issues surrounding menstruation, health implications related to our cycles,  the impact our product choices have on our planet and for menstruality consciousness and everyday wellness to live happier, healthier lives. So, join us and feel the Power of Sisterhood.

  • – Date: Sat, May 30th at 11:00am – 12:30pm (GMT+4 & CDT) 
  • – Online
  • – Free to register: surgeforwater.org/sisterhood

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Save the Date for Annual Chicago Gala

Surge’s 12th Annual Chicago Gala

This event will feature an exclusive VIP dinner and cocktail reception. Around 500 guests will enjoy live performances, a DJ, silent auction, casino tables, chef’s tables, whiskey tastings, an open bar, and much more. Together, we’ll raise awareness and funds in support of ending the Global Water Crisis — nearly 2.1 billion people lac access to safe, clean water.

  • – Date: September 26, 2020
  • – Moonlight Studios, Chicago
  • – VIP Dinner: 6:30 – 8pm 
  • – Cocktail Reception: 8:00 – 11pm

*Surge is paying attention to COVID-19 developments and will adjust plans accordingly

100% of public donations fund safe water, sanitation, and associated education projects.

All administrative costs are covered by our partners, private donors, volunteers and sponsors like these:

our sponsors

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

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We appreciate donations in any amount. Please consider sharing today.

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