1% for the Planet: Cast Your vote
Hairstory has committed to donating 1% of all sales of New Wash bottles to water-focused, non-profit organizations vetted by 1% for the Planet (learn more about our partnership with them here). After learning about countless local, national, and global causes worthy of our support, we thought: Why not ask our community to vote for who the money goes to?
These are the current candidates for the 1st quarter of 2019:
Wells Bring Hope is a nonprofit committed to drilling wells to bring safe water and sanitation to rural villagers in Niger, West Africa, the poorest country in the world. In addition, Wells Bring Hope provides microfinance education for women who are able to start small businesses once they no longer have to spend 4-6 hours a day walking for water. Since its inception in 2008, WBH has funded 562 wells, delivering safe water to over half a million people. WBH is a volunteer-driven organization with only one paid employee, and 100% of all donations go directly to funding wells.
Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education specializes in school outreach and coastal quality issues. Kids Ocean Day is dedicated to kids teaching the world about the damage littering on the streets does to the beaches, the ocean, and the animals that live in the sea. Since 1991, The Malibu Foundation’s annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Program has been seen globally more than 4,500 times by over 740,000 school children in California, Florida, Mexico, Hong Kong, Jordan and Costa Rica.
American Rivers has a mission to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers and conserve clean water for people and nature. Theye are the nation’s voice for rivers – standing up for rivers because rivers connect us – to our past, to our future and to each other.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. Their vision is a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. Their mission is to amaze people with the wonder of whales and dolphins and inspire global action to protect them.
London Waterkeeper is a small charity dedicated to protecting the city’s rivers. They work to make the Thames truly swimmable and boost the mental and physical health of thousands of people. London Waterkeeper is a fierce advocate for the right to clean water so they’re challenging the sewage pollution that spoils rivers flowing through public parks. They hold the authorties to account and champion local communties.
CHOOSE ONE HERE: