Filter of Hope

Community of Hope

Join a faithful group of donors committed to providing clean water and the gospel to a new family every month.

A community committed to changing lives—together.

Community of Hope is about what we can do together.
Together, we can give families the life-saving gift of clean water.
Together, we can offer them an opportunity to know Jesus.
We’re on a mission, and we’re in it together. Will you join us?

You deserve to know the impact you’re making.

As a member of Community of Hope, we’ll show you exactly where your monthly donations are going and which families you’re helping!

We’re committed to financial accountability and transparency. Learn more here.

You deserve to know the impact you’re making.

As a member of Community of Hope, we’ll show you exactly where your monthly donations are going and which families you’re helping!

We’re committed to financial accountability and transparency. Learn more here.

Here's how it works:

"Our lives have changed completely. We no longer worry about getting sick."

You can change lives every month.

Give clean water to 1 family each month.
Give clean water to 2 families each month.
Give clean water to 5 families each month.
Thanks to the generous support of people like you, every day more than

100,000 water filters produce up to 25 million gallons

of clean drinking water in 65 countries.
Thanks to the generous support of people like you, every day more than

85,000 water filters produce up to 20 million gallons

of clean drinking water in 65 countries.

Privacy Policy

Filter of Hope (FOH) is committed to being a good steward of our resources to maintain the trust and confidence of donors and partners. One way we can do this is by protecting any personal information that you entrust to us.

Information We Collect

There are two ways in which we collect information from visitors on our website:

1. From persons interested in requesting information from us
2. From our online donations or purchases from our store

The online information that we collect includes name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, and, in the case of online giving or purchases, credit card number and expiration date. In order to continuously improve your service and tailor our subsequent communications to you, we may also ask you occasionally to provide us with additional information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences.

How the information is used

FOH uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. We may use your information to complete a transaction, issue you an income tax receipt for a donation, or to personalize our website for you. If you agree to be contacted, we may also use this information to update you on projects and activities. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing of merchandise purchased on our website and are not retained for any other purposes.

No sharing of personal information

FOH never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges your personal information with other organizations or groups. The identity of all who contact us through this site are kept confidential. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of FOH and only to further our projects, activities and purposes.


FOH is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. FOH uses DigiCert’s Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, than de-encrypted on a secure server.

Send us a message

Please allow 48 hours for us to respond.

Brenda Russell

Brenda served as a Children’s Pastor for 25 years and upon retirement, she and her husband, Paul, moved to Gadsden, Alabama. They have two adult sons and four grandchildren: Reagan, Cohen, Olivia, and Charlie. Brenda remains passionate about Children’s Ministry and has a heart to serve, encourage and inspire Children’s Pastors. She believes kids can make a difference and loves showing them how, through Filter of Hope's Kids' Clean Water Project, they can have a tangible impact on the global water crisis and share the good news of Jesus with kids just like them.

Wendy Elrod

Wendy and her husband Geoff live in Gordo, AL where he is the pastor at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. They have 1 son, Jacob, who is an engineer in Dallas, TX. Wendy loves serving the Filter of Hope team in her role at our headquarters. She and her husband are also looking forward to participating in future Filter of Hope mission trips where they will be able to help share the gospel and clean water with those in desperate need of both.

Don Johnson

Don has a background in engineering and, after 25 years on church staff, he spent 15 years as a corporate sales manager. With Filter of Hope since its inception, he brings a wide range of experiences to bear. Don directs our sales efforts as well as our partnerships with churches and other missions organizations. He lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with his wife Christy. They have 2 adult children and 2 grandchildren.