March 07, 2017

An Experiential Journey of Wheels4Water

Last week, the Wheels4Water Gallery opened at Anderson University! The show served as an experiential journey through the Wheels4Water journey from 2014 to 2017. If you find yourself in Anderson, Indiana we highly recommend stopping by the campus at AU and giving it a walk-through. The gallery features a sampling of the work and messaging we…

December 22, 2016

A New Year, and a New Vision

Hello, friends of Wheels4Water! 2016 has been an amazing year! Together, we helped over 1,800 people in Uganda get safe water for life through two incredible team led rides in two states. Watch the video below to see what we have planned for 2017, and the ways YOU can get involved to make a massive…

November 23, 2016

Wheels4Water Partners with Geneva South Middle School

  Over the last three years of leading Wheels4Water, we’ve often been humbled by the response from people who truly resonate with the message. This fall, a junior high class in Geneva, IL read a book called A Long Walk to Water. The book highlighted the reality of children in South Sudan and their daily…

October 23, 2016

2016 Goal Reached

Hello, friends of Wheels4Water! It is with great thankfulness and excitement that we announce we have surpassed our 2016 goal of raising $70,000 to fund safe water development projects in Uganda! Because of YOUR partnership to see this amazing vision come to fruition, close to 1,750 people will receive safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education…

August 09, 2016

Well done Team Illinois!

Team Illinois finished their ride a few weeks ago, and we wanted to share with you a short video recap of the day! We were so proud and thankful for the incredible turnout of riders and volunteers who made the day a huge success. When our team finished their 100 and 50 mile rides, we…

April 13, 2016

You + Wheels4Water in 2016

Friends of Wheels4Water! Now that the weather has turned a bit warmer (well, in some parts of the country), we’ve enjoyed finally getting to hop on our bikes for some training rides. We hope you can get out there soon too, because the 2016 rides are fast approaching! We wanted to share with you a…

December 10, 2015

End of 2015 and things to come for Wheels4Water 2016

Friends and Family of Wheels4Water, We hope that you are enjoying your holiday season filled with loved ones and gratitude. Two years ago, we set out to make a difference in the lives of those most affected by the global water crisis, and that adventure took us to sub-Saharan Africa. We decided to use what…

November 16, 2015

Back From Africa: A Little Recap

It’s been a few months now since the Wheels4Water team traveled to Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to see the work being done in partnership with Lifewater International. We’re always thrilled to take trips like this, but on this trip we were no longer passive observers. Instead, we were able to be actively involved…

September 10, 2015

Dirty Water: Drilling and Redemption in Uganda

There is a village in northern Uganda called Orunyamo. For many years the residents have been using a dirty water source for drinking, cooking, and washing. It’s a muddy puddle created from rain runoff and shared with local herds of cattle and goats. Not surprisingly, they get sick often. Safe water exists a few hundred…

September 03, 2015

A New Kind Of Hero

Not all heroes carry out dramatic acts of sacrifice and salvation. Many work quietly, diligently, and persistently to carry others forward with small steps. Some rescue us from danger. Some remove dangers altogether. Kellie, a young woman living in the Agali region of northern Uganda, witnessed a few heroes at work in her community – they…