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Updated: Mar 25, 2021


Scott Harrison Charity: Water
Scott was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 7 September 1975 and grew up in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and all his net proceeds from the sale of Thirst fund clean water. PHOTO: ImageCollab

Scott Harrison, is the founder and CEO of Charity: Water, a non-profit charity that works to bring clean water to people in developing nations, and author of Thirst, a personal story of redemption, compassion, a mission to bring clean water to the world and the transformative power within us all. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 7 September 1975 and grew up in Hunterdon County, New Jersey and all his net proceeds from the sale of Thirst fund clean water. Harrison began working as a nightclub and party promoter in Manhattan and spent 10 years organizing parties for major brands. After a shooting at a nightclub he promoted in Uruguay in August 2004, Harrison quit his job declaring spiritual, moral, and emotional bankruptcy and volunteered as a photojournalist for Mercy Ships, a Christian charity that operates a fleet of hospital ships offering free healthcare.