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2014-02-24 12:21:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save children's lives. The longer someone goes without touching their smartphone after activating UNICEFTapProject.org, the more money will be donated to help UNICEF provide clean drinking water to children. Globally, 768 million people do not have safe, clean water to drink, and more than 2.5...

2013-11-12 16:21:51

Funding urgently needed for food, medicine, clean water, and sanitation NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF is urgently appealing for $34 million to aid the more than four million children of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the archipelago four days ago. The enormity of the needs facing children is becoming clearer every day. Many of the regions slammed by Typhoon Haiyan are reportedly without electricity, clean water, food and...

2013-11-11 23:01:06

Donation will help UNICEF provide children and families with critical clean water and sanitation supplies. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 The IKEA Foundation has donated more than $2.6 million* (Є 2 million) to UNICEF to support relief efforts in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on November 8. Current estimates indicate that four million children could now be affected by the disaster. Funds from the IKEA Foundation, UNICEF’s largest corporate...

2013-11-11 16:23:00

Chandler to light the UNICEF Snowflake this Friday on 57(th) Street and Fifth Avenue to help raise awareness for children and families in Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that NY Knicks' Tyson Chandler is the newest UNICEF Ambassador. Chandler--the first American NBA player to be named a UNICEF Ambassador--will fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of vulnerable children around the...

2013-11-10 20:21:21

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Player's Association (NBPA) today have teamed up to donate $250,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF's emergency relief efforts in areas of the Philippines ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The latest estimates indicate that as many as four million children could now be affected by the disaster, and the donation will aid UNICEF in providing children and...

2013-11-08 12:23:25

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful typhoon of the year, hit the Philippines at 4:30 am local time today. The impact of the storm was severe as it made landfall on several island groups within central Philippines. UNICEF is closely monitoring the situation and is prepared with prepositioned supplies to quickly respond to children's needs for nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, education and protection. The organization has a team...

2013-10-22 23:20:36

Shoppers also may send life-saving items directly to children in need. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 This holiday season, shoppers can help save and improve children’s lives when purchasing gifts for their loved ones. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is offering a wide array of gifts that give back, from actual lifesaving items for children to selections from UNICEF’s cards and gifts collection. Well-known brands like IKEA, Gucci, Montblanc and H&M are also featuring gift options...

2013-06-06 08:25:28

"This is a children's crisis and it's only getting worse," says Liu NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu traveled to Lebanon with UNICEF to see first-hand the dire situation for Syrian children and their families who have fled a crisis that has left more than 70,000 people dead and nearly six million displaced from their homes. Accompanied by UNICEF staff, Liu visited makeshift settlements in the Bekaa region of Lebanon, the country that hosts...

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....