The lovely Erika Heynatz joins eco-beauty brand AVEDA as their 2012 “Walk for Water” ambassador.Â During the month of April, aka. Earth Month, AVEDA aims to connect its network of hair and skin professionals, fellow beauty industry and media in more than 30 countries around the globe seeking to raise US$4.5 million for awareness and protection of clean waterâ€”a basic human right that nearly 900 million people globally are left fighting for daily.
The Aveda Walk For Water, now in its 13th year, is an initiative to raise awareness and acknowledge the daily struggle of people around the world who do not have access to clean water. This affects a staggering 1 in 7 people globally and you can join the walk on April 23rd with Erika and Brendan Moar along with other Australian media personalities.
Erika shared her joy on being selected as the Aveda “Walk for Water” Ambassador:
“To walk with purpose is a truly great feeling. This month I join Aveda’s Walk for Water as their ambassador as a part of their Earth Month initiative. How is this walk any different to my usual trot around the block in the hopes of burning a few calories, catching up on some gossip with a friend and sucking in some fresh air? I’ll be joining a network of water warriors, all around the world, who will walk 6 kilometers, symbolic of the average distance women in developing countries walk each day to collect water for their families.
It’s incredible to learn that 4,000 children in developing countries die each day from preventable conditions directly linked to the consumption of the unsafe water each day. Every step I take on Monday 23rd during Aveda’s Walk for Water will generate contributions to WaterAid, enabling the world’s poorest people gain access to safe water and sanitation – something we all take for granted as a basic human right; a human right that nearly 900 million people worldwide fight for every single day.
Join me in a beautiful trek between Bronte and Bondi, that will take on a whole new meaning!” – Erika Heynatz
Aveda Walk for Water unites the Company\’s network and guests in a series of walks around the world during the week of April 22, 2012. These walks extend six kilometers, symbolic of the average distance women in developing countries walk each day to collect water for their families.
Visit aveda.com for more information, as well as their local Aveda salon or spa for more information about their initiatives.
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