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Glen Flora Elementary School celebrates Global Handwashing Day

October 5, 2016

Glen Flora will be participating in the Handwashing day. We will celebrate on Friday, October 14th. We will include all kindergarten through 5th grader students (534) and all staff 44 members. We will start the celebration with a morning announcement of the importance of hand […]


International Aid GHD Celebration in Spring Lake, MI

November 9, 2015

Organizer: International Aid Number of Participants: Over 175 students, staff, and parents In promoting this hygiene event with Forest Grove Elementary, International Aid recognized handwashing with soap and water as a pillar of international development and public health. International Aid staff developed an interactive and fun […]

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Rountree Roadrunners Choose Healthy Hands

March 12, 2015

Location: United States Participants: 675 Organization: Roundtree Elementary School  Teachers, students and parents at Rountree Elementary receive education on when and how to wash hands as part of our Wellness Wednesday program. School nurse and administrators appear on school-wide video announcements to promote hand washing skills. Parents […]

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South Decatur Jr/Sr High School Celebrates!

March 11, 2015

Location: Greensburg, Indiana, United States Participants: 100 Organizations: South Decatur Jr/Sr High School Members of South Decatur High school took steps to increase awareness of handwashing and its importance. Activities included: Posting sign’s throughout our school, Mentioning handwashing in the morning announcements Playing songs and survey was conducted about […]

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Global Public Health Scholars and the CYC Kindergarten Class at University of Maryland

March 11, 2015

Location: Maryland, United States Participants: 27 Organizations: Global Public Health Scholars and the Center for Young Children (CYC) Kindergarten Class at University of Maryland College students from the Global Public Health Scholars program at University of Maryland, College Park visited the Center for Young Children (CYC), a laboratory […]

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Global Handwashing Day Family Night

March 11, 2015

Location: Cary, North Carolina Participants: 50 Organizations: Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club, Chick-fil-a Waverly Place Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club hosted Family Night at Chick-fil-a Waverly Place in Cary, North Carolina.  We had six volunteers from our club attend and helped the kids & families learn about clean hands, using soap, washing […]

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More than 33,000 Metro Atlanta Students Observe Global Handwashing Day

March 10, 2015

Location: Georgia, USA Participants: 33,000 Organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Global Soap Project; LYSOL®   Students at more than 50 local schools learned how to wash hands the right way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs. More than 33,000 Georgia students learned about […]

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