Energizer Night Race in Chicago Empowers Runners to Make a Positive Impact; Unique Global Race Series to Donate 14 Million Hours of Solar Light in 2014
Original Press Release CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — From Peru to the Philippines, Mexico to Montreal, Spain to South Africa, more than 220,000 runners have laced up their running shoes to help make a positive impact through the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World. The power and light company is picking up the pace [Read more…]
The need for light in Ethiopia is great. About ninety-nine percent of the population in rural areas does not have access to electricity. With the sun setting around 6-7 pm on a regular basis, the people have difficulty continuing their work or their studies after sunset. The children, who cannot study during the day, as [Read more…]
Facundo lives with his grandfather in Argentina, so he can attend school. His parent’s home has electricity but his grandfather’s home does not. They use kerosene lamps at night in their hut and take care of the animals in the dark. A solar light will enable Facundo to play during the day and study at night while his grandfather will be able to tend to the animals.
KHOU-CBS Houston TV Interview Anna Sidana, One Million LIghts Founder, at the Energizer Night Race.
Byron Bobila – Fisherman – Samar Island, Philippines When Byron Bobila saw flames in the water, he immediately paddled toward the fire. Fishermen in eastern Samar use kerosene lamps on their boats at night. When these lamps fall over, the boats go up in flames. Byron was relieved to find the fisherman safe nearby, swimming [Read more…]
Celebrate IIndia-SC Namaste Intel Annual Event with a gift of light. May & June 2012 This IIndia-SC Namaste Intel Annual Event, Intel employees like you can brighten the lives of people in need. In impoverished communities, solar lights replace harmful & polluting kerosene lamps, and enable children to study at night, clinics to provide medical, [Read more…]
Original article here In August of 2013, Nikki Freyermuth, a One Million Lights volunteer, traveled with One Million Lights, Energizer and Wahli to distribute 1,200 Energizer solar lanterns to 6 villages outside of Bekasi in Indonesia. Below is her story. I step out of the car into a blanket of heat. I am wearing a [Read more…]
Personal Stories from Indonesia: Photo: Sierra Fan Reflections on Indonesia 2015 In January 2015, Sierra Fan, a One Million Lights volunteer, traveled with One Million Lights and Energizer Indonesia to distribute 7,000 Energizer solar lights in West Java, Indonesia: This January, I took on the ambitious project of distributing 7000 solar lights in West [Read more…]
Namaste Event for Intel Employees to Celebrate Indian Heritage — One Million Lights joined several India-focused nonprofits at the Santa Clara, CA campus in February 2010 to promote our programs for communities in India.
We were sponsored by the Santa Clara section of one of Intel Corporation’s Green Culture teams. Their goal is to promote green culture within Intel, in lives of Intel employees and at the same time, try to get engaged in various “green” related volunteer activities across the Intel community to make a difference.
They loved One Million Lights “Green” initiative “to…