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Join Us for the #cleanwater Twitter Chat With Jason Priestley!

Friday, February 20, 2015

This morning, while getting ready for work, I fell into the daily routine of washing my face, brushing my teeth, brushing my hair and getting dressed. Once in the kitchen, I filled a pot with water to boil eggs for breakfast and then poured fresh water from the tap into water bottles while my husband prepared the kids' lunches. The funny thing is that I had resorted to using tap water several times this morning alone and yet, not once did I stop to think about how fortunate we are to have access to clean water.  The sad reality is that many of us Canadians take clean water for granted since it is so readily available. A more somber reality lies in the fact that more than one billion people in the world do not have access to safe drinking water.

#cleanwater Twitter Chat with Jason Priestley

Given that contaminated water causes diseases that are killing more children than HIV Aids and Malaria combined, P&G and Walmart Canada have teamed up to donate one day of clean drinking water for every P&G household product purchased at Walmart or Walmart.caThis Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) aims to save one life every hour by 2020 through the provision of two billion litres of clean water each year. Recently, 45-year-old Vancouver-born actor Jason Priestley was named Canadian ambassador of the CSDW campaign and recently visited rural batey communities in the Dominican Republic where he was able witness the impact of the P&G CSDW Program first-hand. 

“More than 1,600 children die every single day from water-borne illnesses,” says Jason Priestley. “I believe that everyone should have clean water. As a dad, the thought of children dying every day from preventable diseases caused by lack of clean water is an unfathomable tragedy.”

Join us for the #cleanwater Twitter Chat!

During the chat, we will share information about this important initiative, chat about the program’s accomplishments and goals, and have amazing P&G prize packs on hand to reward our chat attendees. Also, the one and only @Jason_Priestley will be on joining in as our special co-host, tweeting LIVE on the chat!

Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Party Hashtag: #cleanwater

Hosts: @Jason_Priestley and @Listen2Lena

Moderators: @TeacherMomofTwo and @Jen_Banks

Prizes: Various P&G prize packs, including a grand prize valued at over $250 that includes a $200 Walmart Gift Card

Please be sure to RSVP using the linky below and use the hashtag #cleanwater during the party to be eligible to win.

New to Twitter and/or Twitter parties? I have written the following tutorials to help you out, complete with screenshots:
As always, if you ever have any questions, please feel free to tweet, leave me a comment or message me on Facebook. I'm always happy to help!

*Use your Twitter handle for the Link Title (ie. @YourUsername) and your Twitter URL in the Link Field (ie.*

Disclaimer: I am a P&Gmom. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. While I have been compensated to be your moderator, all opinions are my own.

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  1. It's going to be an educational and amazing party. Looking forward to it

  2. Unfortunately I don't use twitter.....have fun everybody!

    1. One of these days we'll get you on Twitter, I hope. :)

  3. I like these parties, last one though he didnt really tweet much

  4. Thanks for all the links I will try this again

  5. This is such an important topic. Should be an interesting chat!

  6. This is so great. I will definitely be participating. And cool side- note I learned in this post: I didn't know Jason Priestley was from Vancouver!

    1. Yup! He's Canadian, eh! Looking forward to tweeting with you soon, Jenn!

  7. I have learned so much through this campaign. I wish I caught the party!


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