donors received this note from Bono after the 2007 Campaign:
Well, Well, Well, Well,
Well And Well done etc.
think its my favourite birthday gift every year… and
this year I wanted to thank you – music is pouring out
of the U2 ers at the minute and despite what’s happening
out there in a wild wild world I am so happy to be alive enough
to give it a good kickin.
no business like shoe business
on card to see it full size)
the sixth year in a row, the African Well Fund is pleased
to announce plans for a fundraising drive to " Build
a Well for Bono's Birthday ".
March 17th through May 10th, the African
Well Fund invites U2 fans and others who are inspired
by Bono's tireless activism on behalf of Africa to make
a donation in honor of Bono's birthday on May 10th.
Your donation in the amount of $100, $75, $40,
or whatever you can afford, will go a long
way in helping to provide clean water for the people
from the five previous campaigns totaled over $110,000
and have been used by our partner Africare
to fund well projects in Uganda, Ethiopia, Angola and
Zimbabwe. Check the
AWF Wells page for more information on our projects.
During 2006, two African Well Fund members traveled
to Africa to see wells built by previous birthday fundraisers.
You can see video
from the trip at youtube.com or read the
trip blog from AWF's visit to Africa for more information.
Sign 2008 Birthday Card
year we will be collecting messages and signatures of
donors online to send to Bono on May 10th. After donating
here to add your name.