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Celebrate My Birthday with Me and charity: water

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As most of you know, I recently traveled to India. I had an amazing time there and the brand I was with gave me the most incredible experience that I will never forget. While I was there I got to see the gorgeous scenery, meet the best people, and of course I got to eat delicious food every single day. The thing is, apart from all the beautiful things I got to do, I couldn’t help but also take in how much poverty there is. I saw so many little kids with bare feet and dirty clothes walking to collect clean water and it really broke my heart. These kids should be in school getting an education, and my first instinct to help was that I wanted to build schools. Then I realized that no matter how many schools you have, the kids can’t attend if they don’t have the basic necessities. There’s no time for school when you have to walk for 8 hours a day to collect drinking water for your family.

India is only one of the many places in the world where people don’t have access to clean drinking water. For my birthday, I created a campaign with charity: water to help end this crisis. I love charity: water because they use 100% of your donation to build wells, and not a single dollar is used for salaries, rent, or anything that doesn’t directly affect the communities in need.

https://my.charitywater.org/aimee-song/aimee-song

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  1. Such a wonderful cause! I am from India and quite familiar with the conditions you described in your post. It is sad and helpless unless someone takes charge of it. I am very glad that it is you and that you are utilizing the resources to the fullest and in a very positive and inspiring way. I hope there are more Aimee’s in this world:) God bless!

    Xoxo

    Dhwani Parikh

    http://www.quirksofme.com

  2. Yasmyn samdhani says on December 11, 2016

    So thoughtful of you..! I am an Indian and can actually relate to your description . Thank you for this initiative.. :) <3 keep inspiring and happy birthday..! :)

  3. This is really kind of you to help people. I am sharing your feelings even if I never go to India yet … Here in France I see everyday people who are getting hungry, who are anywhere to go and it breaks my heart.

    It is important to help people as much as we can even if it means it is just a consideration or some coins … people need each other !

    (Sorry for my approximative English, there are some feeling I would like to share but it would be less weird in French I guess )

  4. Loving the layering you’ve got going on here, Aimee, and the colors are gorgeous! I’ll have to try the avo toast there, if you’re saying it’s one of the best, then it must really be good! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you have the most amazing week ahead! http://www.fashionenewshow.com

  5. This is the embodiment of charitable service – to offer your service to the less fortunate when you are supposed to be enjoying your birthday. Thanks.
    – fashionvineyard.com

  6. I’ve heard of them before too. Charity water is a great idea! Thank you for doing something like this

  7. Wooow !!! That charity campaign is awesome. It is not usual that after you’ve visited a poor country and saw how people live over there that you take the initiative to change something for the better.

    x Gitta // http://www.gittawitzel.com

  8. Happy birthday, beautiful! Wonderful campaign for a totally necessary and worthy cause. Of course you used your birthday to give back. #goals :)

  9. Firstly – I love that you give back so much. It was your birthday and you took the opportunity to do something for someone else. It is amazing to see someone spreading the word and helping people, especially cause I am originally from India so this really hits close to home for me! Even though I grew up there, the poverty still shocks me and you are so right – we can build schools but if kids don’t have the necessities how will they attend!

    Thank you for doing this! You are such an inspiration x

    Shloka
    thesilksneaker.com

  10. Aimee, this is amazing that you’re using your influence to bring attention to such an important need and that you yourself are also doing something to help. I’ve admired you before, but I do even more after reading this post. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have the best week ahead, beauty!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

  11. I heard about this on a podcast earlier in the year and love that you are using your birthday as an occasion to give!! This is something I’m looking to do for my upcoming birthday as well – LOVE charity : water and the mission behind it. Thanks for using your reach and influence for such an important cause!! You are amazing xox

    xx, Amy
    http://www.theluxilook.com

  12. This is amazing, i love this initiative! i come from nigeria and i can’t even begin to overemphasize how important access to clean water is in developing countries. thanks for using your platform to give back, aimee!
    xo, coco | millennielle.com