Community, Environmental Sustainability, Global Learning

Students Raise Over $20,000 For Water1st

Thirty students from The Northwest School took part in the annual Water1st event on May 31, raising over $20,000, the highest of any team in the event. This is the sixth time NWS has participated in Water First event, raising enough funds so far to fund the building of four wells in Ethiopia.

Carry5 teams carried five gallons of water for five kilometers to raise awareness for the 1 billion people around the world who do not have easy access to clean water. It is the sixth straight year the Northwest School has participated and the highest amount of money the school has ever raised

Junior Max. S. was the fourth-highest individual fundraiser at the event, and Mosey B. ('19) and Macenna H. ('19) also raised over $1,000. The Northwest School's officially raised $10,399, which was then matched by an anonymous donor!