June 16, 2016

Safe Water Network Wins 2016 Classy Award for Social Innovation

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Boston, MA.   Safe Water Network is thrilled to be named a Classy Award Winner, one of ten of the most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2016! We couldn’t be more excited to share the news with friends that make our work possible.

The Classy Awards were created to "put a spotlight on the most remarkable changemakers of our generation.”  We are honored to be selected from 1,300 nonprofit and social enterprise applicants with efforts that span global poverty and hunger, disease, education, climate change, disaster response and health care accessibility.  During a year-long research and vetting process, the Leadership Council and judges used stringent criteria to assess an organization’s potential to create innovative solutions to pressing problems.

Nat Paynter and Amy Skoczlas Cole accept Classy Award for Safe Water Network.

As a friend of Safe Water Network, we hope you’ll join us in spreading the news about this terrific honor. Together, we are bringing the power of small water enterprises to the billion plus people in the world without affordable, reliable to safe water.  Here’s a link to share: Congratulations Safe Water Network on being a #classyawards Winner! The 10 most innovative nonprofits of 2016 >> http://bit.ly/1ThsC2A 

For more information, please see the blog introducing the 10 Classy Awards Winners, and our video played at the Awards ceremony.  

Thank you again for your support!

 

Kurt Soderlund, CEO, Safe Water Network
"We are thrilled to be recognized with a Classy Award. Thank you to Classy for shining the light on the power of small water businesses to provide safe, convenient water, which helps communities around the world thrive. With safe water, people are healthier, allowing kids to go to school, adults to earn a living, and entire communities to lift themselves out of poverty."