Water is Basic

Water is Basic is a nonprofit organization that works to restore water wells to transform the lives of people in South Sudan. I first connected with Steve Roese, director of Water is Basic, in January of 2016 to discuss organizing a walk for their work. I learned about the devastation happening in South Sudan and … Continue reading Water is Basic

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Seattle Earth Day Walk – April 22

Hey Seattle! April 22 is Earth Day and I would like to invite you to walk with me! I will be walking from the University of Washington, to Pike Place Market for lunch, and continue to Discovery Park where the day's walk will conclude. I will be walking in continuation of our campaign to raise … Continue reading Seattle Earth Day Walk – April 22

Article About Dylan Raines’s #WalkForWater in The Forum Newspaper

Dylan Raines was interviewed and featured in an article by Nicole J. Phillips who writes a column for The Forum, a newspaper based in Fargo, North Dakota. Click here to read the article at InForum.com.

15 Miles, 30,000 Steps, 1 Very Good Day.

I began yesterday at Walnut Street Coffee in Edmonds, WA. with the intended goal of spending the day walking to the Space Needle in Seattle as part of the ongoing campaign to raise support for funding 15 water wells in South Sudan. After a tasty cup of coffee, I was ready to start on this … Continue reading 15 Miles, 30,000 Steps, 1 Very Good Day.

What You Can Do To Give Clean Water for South Sudan

Millions of women and children in South Sudan walk up to 8 hours each day to collect water. The water they collect is often contaminated which causes sickness and death. I believe this doesn't need to be the case. The solution is in front of our eyes and it simple: restore water wells. There are … Continue reading What You Can Do To Give Clean Water for South Sudan

#WalkForWater Today from Edmonds, WA to the Space Needle!

Today I will begin walking from Walnut Street Coffee in Edmonds, WA at 10am to the Space Needle in Seattle as I continue to walk for water wells to be restored in South Sudan. If you are in the area, you are most welcome to join me and walk for as long you would like. … Continue reading #WalkForWater Today from Edmonds, WA to the Space Needle!

The Need for Clean Water in South Sudan

In South Sudan there are millions of women and children who spend up to 8 hours each day walking to collect water for their families. Not only do they walk most of their days for something so many of us simple walk into the kitchen and flip the handle of a faucet to obtain, the … Continue reading The Need for Clean Water in South Sudan

April 4, The #WalkForWater Continues…

It's been a great week of rest and recuperating from last week's 100 mile #WalkForWater from Seattle to Canada. I will continue to walk as we take steps toward reaching our goal of $20,000 to restore 15 water wells in South Sudan through Water is Basic. (Will you help us reach our goal and give … Continue reading April 4, The #WalkForWater Continues…

Bothell Reporter: Blind Bothell man walks to Canada for water, awareness

This is a story written by Aaron Kunkler of the Bothell Reporter about Dylan Raines' 100 mile #WalkForWater from Seattle to Canada to raise awareness and funds for clean water in South Sudan.  Walking is a way of life for one Bothell man who spent the better part of last week walking some 100 miles … Continue reading Bothell Reporter: Blind Bothell man walks to Canada for water, awareness

Day 1 #WalkForWater Photos

One week ago on March 22 I began a 100 mile walk from Seattle to Canada to raise funds for restoring water wells for the people of South Sudan. I was honored to be joined for day 1 of walking by Steve Roese, director of Water is Basic. Please help us reach our goal of … Continue reading Day 1 #WalkForWater Photos