Be A Water Warrior

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Use the code MOMTRENDS when you purchase from Aveda & help send me to India for a life-changing journey to see the water-relief effort first hand.

Have you ever been blessed enough to go to India. I have. The country is teaming with two things that are in stark contrast--unbelievable beauty and heart-breaking poverty. I want to tip the scales toward beauty. that's why I'm sharingthe news of Aveda's Earth Month campaign.

Now in its 12th year, Aveda created Earth Month to raise awareness and funds for critically important environmental issues around the world. In developing nations, more than 4,000 children die each day from preventable conditions like diarrhea, due to unsafe drinking water. Here in the US we use 40 gallons of water to take just one, leisurely bath. Yet someone living in a developing nation may have access to less than eight gallons of water each day for all of their daily needs .

LIGHT THE WAY'?¢ EARTH MONTH CANDLE

Aveda'??s 2011 Light the Way'?¢ candle features a stress-relieving aroma with certified organic French lavender. 100% of the purchase price ($12) of this candle supports Global Greengrants Funds water-related projects (learn more at www.greengrants.org). This is a total of $1.34 million if all candles are sold.

Global Greengrants Fund provides small grants to grassroots organizations working for clean water, clean air, sustainable livelihoods and healthy communities around the world. Aveda'??s 2011 Earth Month funds will also support 35 regional partners working to preserve clean water in areas where Aveda does business.

Visit Facebook.com/Aveda for more information about walks and online donations.

I'd like to be able to report live from India, and Avena is giving me the chance. Between now and the end of the month, when you purchase anything from Aveda.com use the code MOMTRENDS. If enough readers make a purchase, Aveda will be sending me to India for a life-changing journey to see the water-relief effort first hand.

Momtrends was not paid for this post. If we send a lot of business to Aveda, we'll get the trip of a lifetime. Shop and change the world.

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