Brooks Laich and Wife Julianne Hough Start Humanitarian Campaign to Help People Around the Globe

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Photo: Brooks Laich

Former Capitals forward Brooks Laich was always known for being one of the team’s most active participants in charity events and helping those in need (see tire change) during his time with the team, and to this day, that selfless attitude hasn’t changed. Laich and wife Julianne Hough announced today on social media that they are starting a humanitarian campaign to help people around the world. 

The campaign, called Love United is a campaign designed to help people in poor living conditions around the world. The charity’s first mission is a partnership with Charity Water, which raises money to bring clean and safe drinking eater to those around the globe. In an Instagram post announcing the campaign, Laich describes in detail the goal of the mission. The accompanying video shows Laich and Hough on their honeymoon in Kenya with members of the Maasai people (the native people of that area).

The couple encourage fans to donate to help with water well projects throughout Africa, a continent that has struggled with contaminated drinking water and less than ideal living conditions for many of the local people. 100% of all donations to the charity will be donated to fund clean water projects. Links to the Love United Twitter, Instagram, and main website page can be found at the bottom of the article.

Hey guys – it’s Julianne and Brooks, and we are so excited to announce our humanitarian mission called @loveunited – and we would love for you to be a part of it! For our first mission, we have partnered with @charitywater and are raising funds to bring clean and safe drinking water to people in need! Water is the most basic need of every human on earth, and it breaks our hearts that there are hundreds of millions of people who live without it. With your help, we believe we can change that! So in the spirit of #GivingTuesday, please check out our @charitywater page (link in bio) and join us in working towards a day when every person on earth has clean water to drink. 100% of every donation directly funds clean water projects. Thank you so much for your kindness and support, much love to you all! J + B ❤️

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By Michael Fleetwood

Twitter: @love_united

Instagram: loveunited

Main Website: Here

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first and only Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography and reading in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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