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Latest World Vision International Stories

2014-03-31 23:24:45

Former World Vision International SVP for Organizational Effectiveness joins the Board of Managers of the Denver-based disaster relief solutions company. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers is pleased to announce the welcoming of yet another distinguished member to their team, Dr. Christopher Pitt. Dr. Pitt is World Vision International’s former Senior Vice President for Organizational Effectiveness and holds a PhD in business strategy and ethics from...

2014-03-04 12:26:29

- Family in Ghana received 1 billionth liter of clean water from partnership SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world. A family at a World Vision program in Gberami, Ghana, received the billionth liter from the partnership. A pond is the water source for Sikira Ahmed, her husband Ahmed Abdulai...

2014-03-03 12:22:51

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water4, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis, is thrilled to announce its 2014 World Water Day (WWD) education initiative. Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty and actress Nadia Dajani are joining the endeavor to help raise awareness and will be visiting participating schools on March 21(st) in celebration of WWD. Water4 is inviting all schools to participate in educating and fundraising. Water4...

2014-01-09 12:29:33

Last Mile Mobile Solutions Program Streamlines Food and Aid Distribution in Real Time CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, a global technology company, in partnership with the Christian humanitarian agency World Vision Canada, announced that over 137,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan have received supplies, including rice and cash distributions via World Vision's Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS) system. The mobile program empowers mobile users to register...

2013-12-02 16:23:13

KITCHENER, ON, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Today marks the end of Just One Child, a two-month long Southwestern Ontario drive to help children through World Vision's sponsorship program. World Vision is grateful to the residents of Southwestern Ontario for their overwhelming response to change the lives of 1,457 children around the world. The campaign launched throughout Southwestern Ontario on October 1, with the goal of helping 1,000 children. Just One Child's success has been...

2013-11-14 12:27:42

TABUGON, Philippines, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency food, water and hygiene kits were distributed to nearly 4,000 people in a typhoon-ravaged area of Cebu Island, Philippines today, following a major relief operation by World Vision. Four trucks hauled the 25 tons of supplies into remote villages in the hills of Tabugon Municipality, five hours north of Cebu City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131114/DC17372-a) (Photo:...

2013-11-11 16:21:31

SEATTLE, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have joined together to make a $250,000 contribution to World Vision to support relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. As the death toll climbs and the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan is increasingly evident, World Vision is launching one of its largest relief operations in the country's history, mobilizing staff to...

2013-11-06 08:30:24

SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines this year have not been kind to young men - often tagged as selfish Millennials, significantly more likely to still live with mom and dad, less likely than women to be enrolled in U.S. colleges - but a new holiday giving survey from World Vision shows that men ages 18-34 are in fact the most likely to have ever given someone a gift in the form of a charitable donation. Young Men The World Vision survey, which is conducted annually as part of...

2013-08-30 23:04:00

DonorDrive Social Fundraising software has partnered with World Vision, a nonprofit organization that raises over $1 billion annually for humanitarian aid for millions of children and their families around the world, to power their peer-to-peer fundraising initiatives. http://www.donordrive.com Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DonorDrive Social Fundraising software has partnered with World Vision, a nonprofit organization that raises over $1 billion annually for humanitarian aid...

2013-08-27 23:20:46

Perceptive Content to provide efficiency and control across multiple ERP systems, helping free resources for humanitarian efforts Shawnee, Kan. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 News Facts     Perceptive Software announces that World Vision International, the international Christian humanitarian organization, has selected Perceptive Software’s Content (enterprise content management) platform to support the agency’s global accounts payable and procure-to-pay automation...