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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...

2010-08-17 13:56:00

6 Million Children in Desperate Need - Deadly water-borne diseases threaten child survival NEW YORK and ISLAMABAD, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF warned today that serious funding shortfalls are jeopardizing its humanitarian operation in Pakistan. UNICEF is extremely concerned at the lack of funds for its water and sanitation operation, with millions of children at risk from water-borne diseases. "Providing clean water and adequate sanitation is key to the survival of millions...

2010-06-10 11:00:00

Prize money to support clean water programs worldwide through the UNICEF Tap Project NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is delighted with last night's announcement naming Marcus Samuelsson the winner of the second season of Bravo's Top Chef Masters. In addition to being a master chef, Samuelsson is also a committed UNICEF Ambassador and was competing this season for the UNICEF Tap Project, a clean water campaign run by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Top...

2010-05-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Pollard as its new Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. In her new role, Ms. Pollard leads a team of more than 20 people across four divisions. She is charged with directing the branding, communications, and marketing functions at the organization. Having worked for Toyota, ABC Inc., Newsweek, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Save the Children, Ms....

2010-05-03 10:00:00

Session to include Keynote Address by Anderson Cooper, a Preview of CNN Documentary on Orphans in Haiti, and a Performance by Chicago Blues Guitarist Lurrie Bell NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) announced today that its annual meeting will be held in Chicago on Tuesday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 5 at the Union League Club. The two-day event will include a keynote address by CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper, a tribute to the iconic Trick-or-Treat for...

2010-04-22 09:37:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that in commemoration of World Malaria Day 2010 (April 25th), it will be partnering with a unique social media initiative anchored on Twitter and Facebook and meant to mobilize action toward achieving the United Nations' (UN) goal of providing all endemic African countries with malaria control interventions by the end of 2010. Additionally, UNICEF and the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership will...

2010-04-20 08:28:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and grant making organization founded by actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, producer Jerry Weintraub, and human rights lawyer David Pressman, has awarded the U.S. Fund for UNICEF a grant of $250,000 to support an innovative program to reduce maternal mortality in Southern Sudan. The grant will provide motorcycle ambulances and improved maternal health care in five states of the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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