The Broadcaster

What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

Halle Burk, Layout Manager

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Walk for Water has provided clean water for millions of people, and Hershey High School plans to increase those numbers.

On Sunday April 8th, Hershey High School will hold the third annual Walk for Water, organized by Key Club, which benefits the Thirst Project, an organization that builds water wells in less fortunate countries to provide clean water at the disposal of the village. This solution is long term and each well costs around $12,000.

The path that participants will walk is approximately 3.75 miles, the average distance people in countries without easy access to clean water must walk just to get water. The fundraiser hopes to raise $24,000 this year, enough money to build two fully-functioning wells. Last year, HHS raised $28,000, surpassing the goal and providing clean water to millions in need. With two walks alone, Hershey has raised approximately $45,000 and funded 5 wells.

Participants can sign up on the Walk for Clean Water’s official website. The walk begins at 1:00 P.M., and includes free food, games, a DJ, raffle, and a community fair. The walk will take place at the High School, and there are approximately 1,000 people signed up already. Hershey’s Key Club is very excited to host this event and hopes to reach their goal.

Pictured is a brief layout of the wells that the Thirst Project builds with the help and donations raised from walks all around the country. Five of these wells have been built thanks to donations raised from Hershey’s Walk for Water. (Photo courtesy of Walk for Clean Water)

About the Writer
Halle Burk, Layout Designer
Halle Burk is a layout designer for the Broadcaster. She is a junior at Hershey High School and a first year member of the Broadcaster staff. Halle also is a competitive cheerleader at Cheer Tyme Allstars. Recommend0 Useful0 Enable Javascript to click a buttonMost Recommended Posts Five tips for teens to slay Black Friday 3 Slo-mo:...
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fall play auditions to be held Tuesday, September 18

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    National S’mores Day

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    Hershey Students Engage in Summer Jobs

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    HHS celebrates National Best Friends Day

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    Hershey’s Fire Department continues to serve community

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    Video: Teachers vs. Students: Pop Culture Edition

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    HHS’ Golaszewski talks end of school stress and how to beat it

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    1-year in: 1-to-1 iPads positively impact students’ learning at HHS

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    Calicutts Spice Co. opens in downtown Hershey

  • What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water

    Hershey

    HersheyPark Stadium gets new stage

The student news site of Hershey High School
What to Expect From the 3rd Annual Walk for Water