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Ashley Pierson is the Food and Nutrition Editor for Miss A. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Michigan State University, and is following her passion for food after leaving the pharmaceutical industry where she worked as a sales representative for nearly a decade. Ashley loves locally grown food and has great fun coming up with new recipes using these local treasures as the foundation. She lives in Traverse City, MI, voted by Midwest Living magazine as a top 5 foodie town. Ashley lives with her husband, son and daughter near the shores of Lake Michigan.

Keurig Partners With Charity:Water To Help Rwanda

Most would agree, that water is a basic necessity of life. Keurig agrees and is helping bring clean water to those in need in Rwanda.  Keurig is partnering with charity: water to help bring 1 million people clean water by 2020. Charity: water is a non profit organization with a mission to bring clean water to everyone on the planet.  800 million people don’t have access to clean drinking water. That’s 1 out of 9 people that we share this planet with in need of fresh water.

Photo Credit: charity:water

Photo Credit: charity:water

 

For many, the walk to get water is a dangeorus daily chore. Danger can be lurking in the way of croccodiles, snakes or people with mael intent. Not to mention that the treachous task results in unclean water. Many children miss school because they are sick from drinking the water.  Having a spout installed in their village can make all the difference in their quality of life.

Photo Credit: charity:water

Photo Credit: charity:water

Helping make a difference is as easy as watching a video and spreading the word. When you watch this video, you can unlock a $1 for every view and help contribute to clean water projects.  Spread the word, #BrewViewGive. Every view will help raise money until August 31, 2014.

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