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Hurley & Waves for Water team up for monumental relief efforts

 

 

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Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 10 February, 2014 -- Jon Rose and Hurley athletes Carissa Moore, Rob Machado, Conner Coffin, Bob Burnquist, Actress Rosario Dawson, Chefs Alex Atala and Sam Talbot will travel to nations in need to bring clean-water access to 100,000 people.

In correspondence with World Water Day 2014, Hurley will work with Waves For Water to coordinate one of the largest single-day water relief efforts in history.

Five groups of Clean Water Couriers will lead missions to five different parts of the globe: Brazil, Haiti, Indonesia, Liberia and Nicaragua. Each team of key advocates will include Hurley surfers and ambassadors to participate in the distribution of water filtration systems.

The teams will bring with them a total of 1,000 water filters for a single-day activation on March 22, with capacity to provide clean-water access for 100,000 people.

“We typically work in a very lean and covert fashion to maximize our efficiency on the ground, but since this specific project is just as much about awareness as it is action, I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to bring some of our longtime friends and advocates – Carissa Moore, Rosario Dawson, Rob Machado, Adrian Buchan, Bob Burnquist, Alex Atala and more – along for the ride,” says Waves For Water Founder Jon Rose.

The Clean Water Courier teams will be assembled as follows:

Team Brazil

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Alex Atala - Brazilian Chef who runs the restaurant D.O.M.

Rob Machado – Hurley Brand Ambassador

Bob Burnquist – Hurley Brand Ambassador
 
Team Haiti

Jon Rose – Waves For Water Founder

Rosario Dawson – American Actress

Mikey DeTemple – Hurley Brand Ambassador

Fritz G Pierre-Louis – Waves For Water Ambassador
 
Team Nicaragua

Ben Edwards – Hurley VP of Global Outreach

Conner Coffin – Hurley Brand Ambassador

Eddie Breckenridge – Former Thrice Bass player, current Band Manager
 
Team Liberia

Jack Rose – Waves For Water Project Manager

Aamion Goodwin – Hurley Brand Ambassador

Sam Talbot – Celebrity Chef
 
Team Indonesia

Christian Troy – Waves For Water Executive Director

Carissa Moore – Two-time ASP Women’s World Champion

Adrian Buchan – Hurley Brand Ambassador

Everyone can help these teams reach their fundraising goals by purchasing limited edition Hurley H2O T-shirts on www.hurley.com, or by donating directly to www.wavesforwater.org.

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