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Thank You for Supporting the UNICEF Tap Project

Venus, 8, washes her hands at a new, UNICEF-supported hand-washing facility at Santo Niño Elementary School in Tanauan, Philippines -- one of the areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan. © UNICEF/NYHQ2014-0124/Giacomo Pirozzi

— It was a huge success: more than 2.5 million people stayed away from their phones for nearly 250 million minutes. As this year’s UNICEF Tap Project comes to a close, we would like to thank everyone who participated, supported and sponsored the campaign — you made it happen! The UNICEF Tap Project proposed a simple […]

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UNICEF Tap Project Supporters: Your Impact So Far

UNICEF Tap Project supporters at Ohio State University.

— The UNICEF Tap Project mobile app challenges you to put down your phone to help provide water to a child in need. We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response since the app was released: More than 3.5 million people went without their phones for more than 170 million minutes to date. Nearly 14,100 people signed up to volunteer with the Tap […]

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David Beckham: Stand Up for Syrian Children

— As the conflict in Syria enters its fourth year, soccer legend and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is speaking up for the country’s children, calling on people around the world to make their voices heard and prevent an entire generation from losing its future. Watch the video:  

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Thanks a Million+ American Airlines Employees and Customers for Supporting UNICEF!

Champions for Children - American Airlines

— Thanks a Million+, American Airlines employees and customers for supporting UNICEF! Today at the Chicago International Airport we celebrated a great achievement:  the employees and customers of American Airlines helped raise over $1 million in donations through UNICEF’s Change for Good on American Airlines program in 2013 for the fifth consecutive year!  We celebrated this […]

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UNICEF’s Next Generation Loves the UNICEF Tap Project!

A UNICEF-supported water access point in Ethiopia. Photo: John Kluge, Jr.

— Casey Rotter is Founder of UNICEF’s Next Generation, a diverse group of young professionals who support UNICEF’s programs. Think about it: how many times have you left the faucet running when you stepped away from the sink? How long was your shower this morning? Was your last sip of water from a bottle or a tap? […]

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Ready to Make a Difference for Kids in Need?

Tap Project phone

— This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is celebrating its eighth birthday with a mobile experience that challenges you to go without your phone to help provide clean water and sanitation to children in need. We had an amazing soft launch in February, but we’re just getting started – and we need your help to unlock […]

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