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2012-12-18 12:24:29

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress, multiplatinum recording artist, and fashion designer Selena Gomez will host an exclusive one-night-only concert benefitting the U.S. Fund for UNICEF on the evening of Saturday, January 19th at Best Buy Theater in New York City (1515 Broadway at 44th Street). The concert marks the third annual Acoustic Charity Concert for Ms. Gomez, a UNICEF Ambassador and avid supporter of UNICEF programs that provide nutrition, clean water,...

2012-10-15 07:29:41

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the fifth anniversary of Global Handwashing Day, Kimberly-Clark and The Healthy Workplace Project today announced a 30-day challenge that will culminate in a $25,000 donation to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of a UNICEF Global Handwashing initiative. The goal is to raise awareness of critical hygiene-related health challenges facing world communities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NE80571LOGO-b ) Here's how it...

2012-09-13 02:24:49

UNICEF USA launches new advertising campaign appealing for public involvement to ensure ZERO children die unnecessarily NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of under-five child deaths has dropped 27 percent in the last four years - a figure that demonstrates it is possible to radically reduce child mortality, says Caryl Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. "This proves that the simple, affordable interventions championed by UNICEF can make a...

2012-09-06 02:27:42

One lucky winner to be chosen from among attendees of Global Festival 2012 in Central Park on September 29 NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Poverty Project (GPP) has teamed up with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to offer the opportunity for one lucky winner plus a guest to meet UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez at GPP's Global Festival on September 29 in Central Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120906/DC69011 ) Gomez will be participating...

2012-07-16 06:25:41

Children and adults who Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF will now have the chance to choose from among six new character boxes or create their own design this Halloween NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, one of the longest-running youth volunteer initiatives in America, returns for its 62nd year with a new look encouraging kids to raise money for UNICEF and make a unique and positive difference in other children's lives. For more than 60 years,...

2012-04-23 02:29:02

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As malnutrition reaches emergency levels across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa affecting at least one million children, UNICEF partner UPS has sprung to action to provide transport for the first aerial shipment of lifesaving UNICEF supplies to Mauritania this year, a country within the affected region. The UPS flight, departing from Cologne,...

2012-04-16 06:25:41

NEW YORK, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year shoppers can purchase a Mother's Day gift that delivers health and happiness to children and families in need. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is pleased to announce a wide selection of lifesaving items available in the UNICEF Inspired Gifts collection and the UNICEF cards and gifts spring catalog. By purchasing from this assortment, shoppers can support UNICEF's work and make a difference for children around the world....

2012-03-22 06:20:36

NEW YORK, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and American Airlines employee volunteers have returned from a trip to see first-hand UNICEF programs in the Dominican Republic focusing on child survival, protection and development. UNICEF's Change for Good program on American Airlines engages American's employees - known as "Champions for Children" - who volunteer to collect contributions of foreign and domestic currency from customers to support UNICEF's...

2012-03-15 15:38:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a leader in the fragrance industry, Giorgio Armani is proud to announce, for the third year, its partnership with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. The company will serve as the national sponsor of the 2012 UNICEF Tap Project, a nationwide initiative to help provide the world's children with access to safe, clean water, through its Acqua for Life campaign. Acqua for Life was developed in an effort to raise awareness around the world to improve...

2012-02-10 08:00:00

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region - $67 million needed for immediate relief efforts NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to avert a large-scale loss of life due to malnutrition and disease, UNICEF is ramping up its operations in eight countries in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa. An initial $67 million is urgently needed for UNICEF's relief operations to save children's lives and prevent a...