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2011-04-13 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and American Airlines employee volunteers have just returned from a trip to see first-hand UNICEF relief and recovery efforts in Chile, one year after the earthquake that devastated the country. UNICEF's Change for Good program on American Airlines engages employees - known as "Champions for Children" - to collect contributions of foreign and domestic currency from customers to support UNICEF's lifesaving...

2011-03-13 12:44:00

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez, along with Adrian Grenier, Dwight Howard, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Robin Williams help spotlight devastating impact of world water crisis on children NEW YORK, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrities from the worlds of music, film, television and sport have joined with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to engage consumers in a conversation about the lack of access to safe, clean water for nearly 900 million children and adults across the globe. The...

2011-03-07 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF are saying "thanks a million - plus!" to American's customers and employees for the record-breaking success of their 2010 fundraising efforts through UNICEF's Change for Good program on American Airlines. More than $1.6 million was raised last year through the generosity of American Airlines customers and employee volunteers dedication - the largest sum in the program's 16-year history. American...

2011-02-28 08:26:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its effort to educate and engage the American public around the world water crisis, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF is launching its annual UNICEF Tap Project. Through numerous fundraising and volunteer activities, the UNICEF Tap Project will encourage celebrities, restaurants, volunteers and corporations to support UNICEF's efforts to provide children with access to safe, clean water. Funds raised will aid UNICEF's water and sanitation...

2011-02-11 11:00:00

Frida Giannini, Gucci Creative Director, presented by Jennifer Lopez and Carrie Auer, UNICEF Representative in Malawi to be Honored at Inaugural Event LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2011, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will honor Frida Giannini, Gucci Creative Director, and Carrie Auer, UNICEF Representative in Malawi - for their key contributions to UNICEF's mission to save and improve children's lives worldwide. The awards will be bestowed at the...

2011-01-24 09:33:00

U.S. Children Ages 14 and Under Are Invited to Submit Original Artwork for 2011 Theme "Making Spirits Bright" from February 1 - March 12 NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest invites children in the United States ages 14 and under to submit their original artwork February 1 through March 12. A beloved, annual tradition, the winning design chosen from thousands of entries will be...

2010-12-17 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, a software company that transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today announced that it has provided the U.S. Fund for UNICEF with its technology for the organization's digital holiday images. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Holiday Coloring Book app enables children to color as many as nine holiday greetings on the iPad and then email them to friends and family. Sideways recently developed...

2010-12-15 00:00:40

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF gratefully acknowledged receipt of a $4 million grant from Google, Inc. to address the critical fundraising gap of $14 million in UNICEF's Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) pipeline for outbreak response. New York, NY (Vocus) December 14, 2010 The U.S. Fund for UNICEF gratefully acknowledged receipt of a $4 million grant from Google, Inc. to address the critical fundraising gap of $14 million in UNICEF's Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) pipeline for outbreak response. Recent...

2010-11-30 13:44:00

2010 UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL TO HONOR OLIVIA HARRISON Presented by Baccarat, UNICEF's seventh annual gala to take place on Nov. 30 in New York City NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 UNICEF Snowflake Ball will take place on November 30 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. In its seventh year, the black-tie gala will celebrate the lighting of the UNICEF Snowflake and honor those individuals who have made key contributions to UNICEF's mission to save and improve...

2010-11-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF expresses its gratitude to Major League Baseball (MLB) for taking time during the World Series to bring attention to the world's most vulnerable children. MLB generously contributed EVI signage during game two of the World Series, and commentators invited viewers to join MLB in recognizing the 60th Anniversary of Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF's initiative that for six decades has been America's...


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