Message from the Executive Director
By the time you’re reading this, I’ll have just returned from my third trip to Uganda as ACTS’ Executive Director. As we approach our fiscal year end on March 31, I feel so grateful for your generous support. Our second annual Vancouver Water Bash was a huge success and a meaningful evening. And our Christmas match campaign challenge was met with a flood of generous gifts. You helped us maximize our $75,000 match goal to raise a total of $157,326, more than doubling our impact on clean water in Uganda!
Because of your support, thousands of Ugandans now have clean, accessible water for the first time in their lives. Families are experiencing freedom from disease and unproductive labour, relishing the newfound time and energy that will transform their communities’ social and economic life.
But the need for clean water remains great, especially as funding for Uganda from the Canadian government ceases. Your continued support is vital!
To help, a Vancouver family foundation—loyal supporters of ACTS for 17 years—will match donations of $2,500 or more, until March 31st, up to a total of $100,000. They’ve also agreed to match anyone who can fundraise $2,500 or more.
We’re so humbled and honoured to be stewards of generosity like yours, and we can’t wait to turn your gifts of gratitude into water for thousands of families over the coming year.
All blessings for your 2016,