Author Archives: Kelsey

WearGood + PackH2O

Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF), WearGood Jam Session, PackH2O. What do these three things have in common? They are all collaborating together to combat the water crisis head on over a period of 9 days. Rolling in first is the … Continue reading

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Innovations in Smart Power: USGLC

Our friends at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) are featuring us in their 2014 Innovations in Smart Power Report! This yearly report features organizations and businesses that are making a positive impact towards global issues while simultaneously making a … Continue reading

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Head On

“Head on,” a phrase all about tackling something with full force and passion. What do you take head on? Right now at PackH2O, we are currently working to engage the vibrant city of Columbus in an initiative called Columbus Carries … Continue reading

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Women Empowerment = Nation Empowerment.

“When you empower women, politically, economically and socially, you empower nations.” -Ambassador Keith Harper;  U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council On Thursday, June 12, 2014 The Power of Empowered Women 2014 Event took place in Switzerland. New Zealand’s Ambassador, Amanda Ellis, … Continue reading

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#ColumbusCarriesHope

Soon to be launched campaign, Columbus Carries Hope, will seek to align the efforts of people in our own community and bring clean water to 250,000 people in communities around the world by the end of 2015. So as we … Continue reading

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Water Equality

On too many occasions, water accessibility is an easy determinant of socioeconomic status. When a child lacks access to clean water or the adequate amount of  daily water, there is a domino effect of issues that follow. Long walks to … Continue reading

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A Backpack that Saves Lives: National Organization Honors Ohio Company’s Mission to Rethink the Transportation of Water

Invention Can Save The Lives Of Millions Of Women And Children Who Die Of Preventable Diseases Caused By Unsafe Water COLUMBUS, OH — Columbus for-profit social enterprise, Impact Economics, has earned a top “Smart Power Innovation” recognition from the Washington, DC-based … Continue reading

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#ColumbusCarriesHope

PackH2O is ready to tackle the Global Water Crisis         #HEADON with #COLUMBUSCARRIESHOPE. The Columbus Carries Hope initiative is here to provide a goal for our innovative to city to achieve. We have created a life changing backpack, … Continue reading

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Packs Heading to Nepal

  In roughly 2 weeks, our partner, Habitat for Humanity, will be heading to Nepal with 23K PackH2O water backpacks! In this unfortunate but timely story, individuals in Jarjarkot, Nepal, are experiencing a drought and are forced to walk 14 kilometers just … Continue reading

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The Heart of Africa Exibit

This week, we had the pleasure of attending the opening ceremonies for the new Heart of Africa exhibit at the Columbus Zoo here in Columbus, Ohio. We got to see a baby cheetah named Jambo that had just been born … Continue reading

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