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Voss Foundation is thrilled to introduce singer-songwriter, author, and philanthropist, Jewel, one of our 2015 Women Helping Women Honorees, to our supporters. Jewel is also once of Voss Foundation’s earliest supporters. Jewel founded Project Clean Water in 1997 after experiencing for herself what it was like to live without access to clean water. Then, in 2009, Jewel’s…

On Tuesday, our Executive Director Kara Gerson spoke at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on the occasion of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration. The event she participated in launched a new inter-agency Joint Programme on empowering adolescent girls and young women through…

Children collect water during the pump test for the GF&H orphanage borehole, the fist Give A Drop project. Thanks to a generous contribution from Jewel’s Project Clean Water at the end of December 2014, Voss Foundation has funded the remainder of the water and sanitation project for Good Future and Hope’s primary school in Nakisunga, Uganda through…

Dear Friends, Wow! What a year 2014 has been! I think the best way to sum it up is a year of superlatives, as we reached impressive milestones and broke records in our impact and that of our incredible supporters. In our sixth year, we funded the construction of 21 clean water access points and…

Construction of a solar powered water system is underway at the Good Future and Hope (GF&H) orphanage in Nakisunga. This is Voss Foundation’s first project with GF&H, and our first project in Uganda. The GF&H orphanage borehole is also the seventh project funded by Give A Drop, Voss Foundation’s partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite to address the…

Voss Foundation held our first event of the summer, the fourth annual Women Helping Women Boston event, on June 12, 2014, at Legal Harborside – our most successful Boston event ever! Thank you to the sponsors and attendees who came to support our cause, and made our luncheon the perfect opening to our summer calendar!…

This Spring, Voss Foundation, Virgin Unite, and Jewel‘s Project Clean Water will celebrate five fruitful years of collaboration on the Give A Drop campaign to raise money for Voss Foundation’s water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa! In 1997, recording artist, author, actress, and philanthropist Jewel founded Project Clean Water after experiencing for herself what it was…

Dear Friends, Voss Foundation’s fifth year is coming to an end and we have much to celebrate! In this anniversary year, we funded the construction of 16 clean water access points and 49 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Liberia, and Swaziland! That brings us to a total of 68 clean water access points and 159 sanitation…

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW Please join Voss Foundation for our Fourth Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN NEW YORK LUNCHEON A luncheon to improve the lives of African women and their families by providing access to clean water, and to celebrate global female empowerment, Featuring Voss Foundation’s celebrated African Bazaar! With Mistress of Ceremony, Selita Ebanks, supermodel,…

A myriad of beautiful, unusual, and useful items are on their way across the Atlantic and onto the shelves of Voss Foundation’s New York office. The African Bazaar, which debuted at our New York Women Helping Women Luncheon in 2011 as a way to share the same artisan-made goods that our staff would purchase from…

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