Streaking the Lawn
has donated 100% of its profits to
It’s been another outstanding year for Streaking the Lawn, as we continue to couple the very best coverage of Virginia Athletics alongside one of the strongest website, Twitter, and Facebook communities. Because of your continued readership and support, we’re continually inspired to deliver the best content for our audience. You made us into one of the, if not THE, biggest UVA outlets, and we can’t thank you enough.
Each year, we take 100% of the profits we get through Streaking the Lawn, and we make a donation to a charity of local interest to the University and Charlottesville communities. This year, we’re really excited to support something that not only interests the local communities, but also has a global impact.
Waterboys was founded by UVA alum Chris Long (2008) and is the signature initiative of The Chris Long Foundation. Its singular focus is to bring clean, accessible drinking water to rural communities in East Africa. In doing so, they open up doors for education, as those who currently stay home to collect water can now attend school. They significantly reduce water-related diseases, which cause nearly 1 in 5 deaths of children, and which are responsible for nearly 50% of preventable hospitalization. Providing clean well water also improves agriculture and local economy.
Learn more about it in this short spot, or visit waterboys.org.
You, too, can make a contribution to Waterboys right here.
We weren’t profitable in 2009 when we first started, but since then, we’ve been able to donate our proceeds each year: Special Olympics of Virginia (2010), The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia (2011), Cavaliers Against Cancer (2012), the oncology center of UVA Children’s Hospital (2013), Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (2014), and the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (2015).
So once again, thank you for your continued readership, and we can’t wait to do it all again in 2017, but better. Happy holidays from our 100% volunteer crew to you and your family, and have a wonderful new year.