Doc Hendley, born 19 March 1979, founder of the non-profit organization Water to Wine. Hendley came up with the idea for Water to Wine in 2003 while he was still a bar tender. He dreamed of building an organization that fought water shortage and sanitization issues.
In February of 2004 Hendley conducted his first fundraiser and was soon living across the world in Sudan, Africa installing water systems for the people living there amidst the government sanctioned genocide.
His experiences changed his life forever. While there two of his team member were killed. After returning home he only felt more compelled to continue his philanthropy.
In 2009 Doc Hendley was recognized as a CNN Hero.
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