Latest UNICEF Ireland Stories

2011-04-18 09:44:00

On Mother's Day: Healthy Mom = Healthy Child NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Mother's Day just around the corner there is still time to plan a special gift. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is pleased to announce the wide selection of Mother's Day gifts available in the UNICEF Inspired Gifts collection and the UNICEF cards and gifts spring catalog. This spring, shoppers can help UNICEF continue its lifesaving work and offer children hope for a brighter future with...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'