Well Aware

Annual Shower Strike

Well Aware wanted to grow it’s unique, annual signature event, Shower Strike, by giving participants a better experience and empowering them with more effective fundraising tools.


  • Increase event participation
  • Increase social reach and funds raised
  • Users were asked to go on a “Shower Strike” for a week (and get creative with their personal hygiene) until they reach their fundraising goal.
  • $1000 fundraising goal ($500 minimum) for individual participants
  • $5000 fundraising goal ($2500 minimum) for teams
  • A match donation offered in the middle of the week
  • Prizes given to top fundraisers, recruiters and social sharers
  • Participation increased over 33%.
  • Total raised increased 10%.
  • Average online donation amount increased nearly 7%.
  • Social reach was 407,000.

Read the blog post for the full story: 8 Tips for Growing Your Creative Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Event: How Well Aware’s Shower Strike Campaign Increased Participation over 33%

About Well Aware
The mission of Well Aware is to provide innovative and sustainable solutions to water scarcity and contamination in Africa. The organization funds and implements life-saving water systems to drive economic development and build self-sufficient communities. Their delivery model allows them to provide clean water to 1 person for life for a $10 donation. Learn more at www.wellawareworld.org.