Change the world with charity: water

Winner Announced On
August 9, 2012

Nearly 800 million people in the world are living without clean water. Each year, millions contract deadly diseases from contaminated water. 30,000 people will die this week alone. The lucky ones won't, but still have to walk hours each day to get dirty water for their families. charity: water is working to change that. They are a nonprofit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to those in developing countries. They work to raise awareness about the world water crisis and invite others to join their mission -- that's where you come in!

charity: water is calling out to designers and artists alike, from all around the world, to help provide clean water to those who need it most. They are looking for creative, innovative designs that speak about the water crisis. The winning design will be chosen by the charity: water team and guest judge John Vechey, printed on a T-shirt and featured on their blog.

100% of the proceeds from the sale of the t-shirt with the winning design will go directly to charity: water, who use 100% of the money to fund water projects in developing countries.

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. 100% of all public donations directly fund water projects.

The winner, chosen by charity: water, will be featured on their blog. John Vechey will help charity: water choose the winning design.

John is the co-founder of PopCap Games, a worldwide leader in the casual gaming industry.

In addition, the winner will receive:

  • A t-shirt with the final design on it
  • A personal thank you note from the charity: water founder, Scott Harrison
The three highest voted artists will each be mentioned on charity: water's blog.
charity: water will select the winner from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
  • Designs must be submitted in JPEG or PNG, max size 5MB.
  • The winning designs may be modified to accommodate production requirements.
  • Participants may be requested to provide their original project files in vector format.
  • Designs must be original (meaning not using third party pre-existing copyright materials).
  • You are welcome to use one of the provided templates below but that's not a requirement.
Official Rules
It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
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Key Dates
  • Submit By: August 1, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: August 1, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: August 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: August 9, 2012