In 1960 Walt Disney had a visionary idea: to create a tribute to the children of the world. That idea came to fruition in 1964 at the World’s Fair as the “It’s a Small World” ride. Proceeds from the ride helped UNICEF save and improve children’s lives. Building upon this legacy, today UNICEF and Disney are bringing the power of play to the world’s most vulnerable children.
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On October 18, H&M will launch a special collection of children’s clothes, books and toys to benefit UNICEF. H&M is donating 25% of the sales price of each All for Children Collection item sold to support UNICEF’s projects in Bangladesh, which promote children’s rights to education and protection.
In celebration of the launch, H&M invites you to an afternoon of fun for the whole family at three of their store locations: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Caryl Stern is the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. She recently visited Bangladesh with Olivia Harrison and other UNICEF supporters of the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF.
George Harrison is beloved here, and traveling with Olivia Harrison is like traveling with a rock star. Our day started at the UNICEF Office. The staff members who are old enough to remember George’s Concert for Bangladesh expressed their gratitude to Olivia – we all cried.
The 1971 concert pioneered the all-star rock benefit concert model, which has since been widely emulated for various causes worldwide. The benefit raised over $15 million to support UNICEF programs providing lifesaving assistance to children caught in humanitarian emergencies.
“Go Green” has become a popular catch-phrase over the last few years, with campaigns encouraging everything from recycling to driving electric cars to eating organic chickens. We all know that reducing our carbon footprint is important for future generations. What you may not know is that climate change is about more than just ensuring the future of the planet’s resources