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Caryl M. Stern on UNICEF Visit to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

A Syrian girl at the UNICEF-supported Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, now the second-largest refugee camp in the world.

— U.S. Fund President and CEO Caryl M. Stern visited Jordan in mid-December, spending time with Syrian refugees at several UNICEF-supported sites, including the Za’atari camp for Syrian refugees. UNICEF USA spoke with her on return about the situation for Syrian families and children in Jordan and UNICEF’s work to assist them. What are some of […]

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HSN Believes in ZERO

Caryl Stern Book Group

— The last time my friend Mindy Grossman and I spent a significant amount of time together, our bus was bouncing us along a dusty, rutted road in Senegal. This time, we were sitting in armchairs under bright studio lights, waiting for the cameras to roll. Mindy, when she’s not visiting UNICEF programs in West Africa […]

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USF Hard at Work Despite Hurricane Damage

— After the temporary loss of our New York headquarters in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF is determined to continue fighting for the world’s children. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF has been operating at full capacity since the storm. Within two days of the hurricane, almost 50 staffers had moved into emergency offices in northern Manhattan. Our six regional offices around the country are all up and running. Whatever difficulties we may face right now, we won’t put the world’s children on hold. The stakes are simply too high.

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Tune in to the Today Show on Wednesday

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Create-a-Character Contest

— U.S. Fund for UNICEF President and CEO, Caryl Stern, along with UNICEF supporter Dena Kaye, will be on NBC’s Today Show on Wednesday morning to honor the life and talent of UNICEF’s first Goodwill Ambassador Danny Kaye. Hosts will highlight Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF and the contributions Danny made to our 62-year old campaign.

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Progress on legislation to support water and sanitation programs

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— This week, the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2011 (S. 641) unanimously passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee! Our thanks to the Committee’s leaders, Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN), as well as the bill’s sponsors, Senator Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Corker (R-TN).

Your voices helped make this progress possible! But the job is not done – the legislation still must pass the full Senate, and the House of Representatives still needs to pass a companion bill of the same name (H.R. 3658). You can help – keep contacting your Members of Congress to ask them to support the Water for the World Act.

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Caryl Stern: A great day for the world’s children

U.S. Fund for UNICEF President and CEO, Caryl M. Stern during a recent visit to Haiti. | Photo by Marco Dormino.

— This is a pivotal moment in UNICEF’s long-running fight for child survival.

Beginning today, world leaders are gathering at the Child Survival Call to Action Forum in Washington, D.C., along with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, USAID and UNICEF, and representatives from other humanitarian and private organizations. Our goal? To forge a commitment to ending preventable child deaths within a generation. This generation. By 2035.

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