The Thirst Project Honors Cameron Boyce at the 10th Annual Thirst Gala

The Thirst Project Honors Cameron Boyce at the 10th Annual Thirst Gala
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“We all go. What you leave should be bigger than you.”

A year ago, Cameron Boyce took the stage at the Thirst Gala to accept the Pioneering Spirit Award for his dedication to bringing safe drinking water to communities around the world. In his speech, he urged those listening to use their resources to help others in need. This weekend, at the tenth annual event, Thirst Project officially renamed the award The Cameron Boyce Pioneering Spirit Award in his honor, and had the late actor and activist’s best friends and roommates, Karan Brar and Sophie Reynolds, present it to YouTuber Craig Thompson, who has raised over $150K to build freshwater wells in Kingdom of eSwatini.

Following the gala, The Cameron Boyce Foundation took to Instagram to share that they have donated $8,000 to build a well in Uganda. For more information about Cameron’s namesake foundation, an organization that helps his legacy live on by supporting the causes that he was passionate about: spreading kindness, ending gun violence, clean water — and additionally, advocating for epilepsy awareness — visit the official website here.

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Yesterday, Cameron was honored at the tenth annual Thirst Gala where the award that he received last year was renamed The Cameron Boyce Pioneering Spirit Award. In his speech that he gave just over a year ago, he urged us all to use our resources to help people who need us. We are proud to announce that The Cameron Boyce Foundation has donated $8,000 to Thirst Project to build a well in Uganda. Because of the outpouring of love, and support and generous donations you have given us we are able to carry on the work that Cameron leaves behind. We look forward to continuing to support Thirst Project in their fight to end the global water crisis, and all of the many causes that were important to Cameron. #LiveLikeCameron #LoveLikeCameron#AffectLikeCameron

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Thank you @thirstproject ❤️

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In case you missed it, “black-ish” star Marcus Scribner recently opened up about how Cameron Boyce’s activism inspired him to make a difference in the world.

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