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2014-09-18 08:28:23

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive delivery of 200 pallets of medical relief supplies - thanks to private donations. McKesson, the largest healthcare services company in the United States, through its affiliate McKesson Medical-Surgical donated four million pairs of latex gloves - enough to meet the entire country of Sierra...

2014-09-02 12:31:26

UNC study finds World Vision's model of local water committees and usage fees results in nearly 80 percent of wells remaining in use after two decades STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What happens after a well is drilled, fitted with a hand pump, and a community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time? Half of them break down in a year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142053 When a community lacks sufficient resources and...

2014-08-19 08:21:04

The No. 78 Furniture Row/World Vision Chevrolet to be wrapped with message 'Clean Water Changes Lives' for Bristol and Atlanta Sprint Cup races DENVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to change lives in a village across the globe this month. World Vision, the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, is asking fans to donate $10 to provide clean water for four years to a child in the African country of Zambia. As...

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...

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...


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