Category Archives: News & Events

#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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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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Grow Columbus: Scotts Miracle-Gro partners with local start-up, Sprout it

A local Columbus start-up Sprout it, (www.gosprout.it) has partnered with Scotts Miracle-Gro to giving away 40,000 Gro-ables® Seed Podsâ„¢ (groables.com) to the Columbus community through their Grow Columbus campaign. The Sprout it team will be setting up at 4 convenient locations between 11AM – 2PM and 4-6PM on … Continue reading

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Round of Applause for Greif!

Greif Receives Prestigious PackTheFuture 2014 Award for Sustainable Plastic Packaging The PackH2O Water Backpack Honored with Special Jury Prize in Social Benefit Category DELAWARE, Ohio (May 13, 2014) — Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) has been recognized with the PackTheFuture … Continue reading

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A true PackH2O leader!

Kudos to David Fischer, President and CEO of Greif, Inc., for recognition in the January issue of Leaders magazine.  The article features Mr. Fisher’s personal involvement with the development of the water backpack, details how PackH2O is a catalyst for … Continue reading

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23,000 Packs to Philippines

As part of our deployment with Habitat for Humanity, 23,000 PackH2O Water Backpacks have arrived in the Philippines today. The packs will be used in the continuing disaster relief following the Typhoon, and in areas where access to clean drinking … Continue reading

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PackH2O Since #GIVINGTUESDAY

Since our participation in the #GivingTuesday campaign, PackH2O has received over $5000 in contributions over just a few weeks. These donations are helping us deploy another 500 water backpacks through our non-profit partners on the ground, having a positive-impact on … Continue reading

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