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President of both KIWIN’S  and the Thirst Project, Jezabel Perez, 11, gives  insight on what being in these clubs is all about. “Being in these clubs has really taught me how to socialize and realize that as high schoolers we can make a difference in our community and even internationally,” Perez stated. “While being in them [clubs] I’ve made close friends and met people who inspire me to continue helping those who need it.”

Kiwinis/Thirst Project Food Drive

Valerie Mora, Photographer December 6, 2020

The Stay Gallery Hosts … Poetry Slam!

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor January 4, 2020

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Downey School’s Thirst Project hosted a Poetry Slam contest at the Stay Gallery not only to fundraise but also to educate the public on the global water crisis, which has left over...

Thirst Gala

Natalie Ramirez, Photographer November 9, 2019

The Thirst Project Club is a student-oriented organization that not only fundraises money to provide water to those in need but educates those who do not know anything about situations like these happening all around the world. “Our purpose is to fill the jerry cans for these women and children so that they don’t have to,” Diana Balisco, 12, a member of the club (left), says, “There are pregnant women who lose their offspring just for the family they have at home, there are children- seven to eight years old who are harming themselves just to carry a big jug of water 6 kilometers home.”

Thirst Project

Clarissa Arceo, Photographer September 25, 2019

Walking for Purpose, Walking to Help

Adrian Soto, Writer February 20, 2019

On Feb. 9, the Downey community was given the opportunity to fight the water crisis plaguing countries in Africa through an event at the Downey Allen Layne Stadium.  The event, Walk 4 Water, was organized...

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