Astros Foundation and I Am Waters to Distribute 175,000 Bottles of Water

The Astros Foundation is partnering with the I Am Waters Foundation to fund and distribute over 175,000 bottles of water to aid with homeless relief in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

September 28th, 2017

The Astros Foundation is partnering with the I Am Waters Foundation to fund and distribute over 175,000 bottles of water to aid with homeless relief in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Combatting homelessness in Houston is an important cause that the Astros Foundation supports year-round, but the need for support has increased as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Astros Foundation volunteers will assist in the distribution of these bottles of water to homeless shelters as well as temporary facilities housing those who lost their homes in the storm.

"What started out as an inspirational idea to provide water to the homeless has quickly evolved over the past seven years into a one-of-a-kind program," said I Am Waters Founder and President Elena Davis. "I Am Waters' bottles deliver more than life-saving hydration. Each bottle also delivers a single word of inspiration- Hope, Love, Peace and Dream. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, we know that these bottles of water are critical to the recovery process, and appreciate the support and generosity of the Astros Foundation in supplying these resources where they are needed most."

"We are proud to partner with the I Am Waters Foundation, which is making a difference in the lives of so many of those impacted by Hurricane Harvey," said Astros Foundation Executive Director Twila Carter. "The Astros Foundation is committed to addressing the problem of homelessness in Houston, which was exacerbated by the storm, and appreciate the opportunity to give back in this way."

The iconic I Am Waters labels will feature the Astros Foundation logo on the bottles that will be distributed to those in need.

ABOUT I AM WATERS FOUNDATION:

The I Am Waters Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Houston, Texas dedicated to providing fresh, clean water to the homeless. Our goal is to enrich the lives of America's homeless by providing a continuous source of fresh, clean bottled water, delivered with a daily, inspirational message of hope, love and a sense of belonging to the greater community. I Am Waters distributes its bottled water to the homeless through partnerships and strategic alliances with existing homeless organizations, shelters, and churches that already have a distribution network or facilities serving the homeless.

ABOUT ASTROS FOUNDATION:

The Astros Foundation is the official 501(c)3 team charity of the Houston Astros. We seek to harness the passion of baseball fans to support youth baseball and softball programs, the recognition and honor of our nation's military, childhood cancer awareness and efforts to reduce homelessness. Our cornerstone initiatives include the Community Leaders program, the Astros Youth Academy and the Astros RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Program.

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