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2013-01-02 08:22:32

Actress lends star power for fight against child trafficking during Human Trafficking Awareness Month NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that actress Angie Harmon will be the newest UNICEF Ambassador. Harmon will use her talent and recognition to fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of the world's most vulnerable children. In her first role as UNICEF Ambassador, Harmon will appear in Public Service Announcements to raise...

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....

2012-02-06 11:43:00

Award-winning illustrator Tavis Coburn, acclaimed international commercial director Brent Harris, and Giorgio Armani Fragrances team up to help UNICEF provide safe, clean water to children around the world NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its sixth year, the award-winning UNICEF Tap Project once again offers thousands of volunteers, restaurants, partners and individuals across the nation the opportunity to help provide the world's children with safe,...

2012-01-27 04:30:00

Unrestricted revenue critical in assisting the vulnerable during crises NEW YORK and GENEVA, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF appealed today for $1.28 billion to fund its 2012 humanitarian operations in more than 25 countries globally. While the crisis in Somalia and across the Horn of Africa accounts for nearly one-third of the total amount, the list of countries includes many long-standing or "silent" emergencies. Launched today in Geneva, the UNICEF 2012...

2012-01-09 14:10:00

American donors vital to progress made in recovery efforts NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF today released a report showing that two years after the earthquake that devastated parts of Haiti, the situation for children in the country is slowly improving, though critical challenges remain. According to the report, there is clear evidence of healing and progress for children, particularly in the areas of education, health, nutrition and child protection....

2011-09-07 12:47:00

HGTV, Key Club International and FEED Help UNICEF Campaign Make a Mark this Halloween NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF launched its 61st annual Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. Infused with new interactive digital elements this year including the first-ever Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF online costume party, supporters will be able to plan a Halloween party, share stories, and create a virtual costume at trickortreatforunicef.org. For 61...

2011-08-23 07:00:00

Klum Encourages Kids to "Party for a Purpose" this Halloween for 61st Annual Campaign NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced that top model, host and executive producer of Project Runway Heidi Klum is taking on yet another role, this time as the 2011 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Ambassador. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is one of the longest-running youth volunteer initiatives in America. For 61 years it has served as the original Kids Helping...

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...