NGC has partnered with Global Partners Running
Waters Inc., a nonprofit organization working in
cooperation with the United Nations, to increase
access to safe water in Latin America. 1.1 billion
people around the world currently get their water from rivers,
ponds or other sources subject to contamination. Donations made
through NGC will help to bring safe drinking water to
Our continued support of this organization will allow us to make
a positive impact on another of their upcoming worthy projects.
To help at your own local level:
- Sponsor a "50 is Nifty" campaign. If
nationwide every member would contribute only 50 cents, we would
have a sizeable contribution to offer.
- Consider a "Drop in the Bucket" collection at
your regular events. You can pass a bucket and ask members to
contribute loose change.
- Display an educational exhibit about this
program at your flower shows and schools to promote awareness.
- Celebrate a special occasion, honor a loved one, or
recognize a special achievement with a donation from
an individual, club, a district or state. All
donations over $25 will be acknowledged with a recognition
Donations may be made in any amount and will be
acknowledged with a printed tax receipt.
- Make checks payable to: National Garden Clubs, Inc.
- Indicate "Global Partners" on the memo portion of your
- Please include the name that should appear on the recognition
Mail checks to:
National Garden Clubs, Inc.
4401 Magnolia Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110-3492
Past NGC contributions helped to complete a project at Ojo de
Agua Quiche. Clean drinking water was brought into this village.
Hours that villagers spent walking miles to fill jugs with water
can now be used to plant food and raise animals for families.
Global Partners Running Waters current major project is to bring
potable water to 263 families or 1,578 individuals in Los Llanos,
Download Global Partners Donation Form - WORD
Download a gift card enclosure - PDF
For more information, contact
Barbara Wesley, NGC World Gardening Chairman.