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How Violence Plagues the World’s Poor

Photograph courtesy of IJM

— “The locusts of everyday violence have been allowed to swarm unabated in the developing world. And they are laying waste to the hope of the poor.” – Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros in their new book, ”The Locust Effect” While working in over 190 countries and territories around the world, UNICEF comes face to face […]

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In Colombia, UNICEF Helps Put Kids Back in School

A student (right) tells Rosa Jimenez, project coordinator for "La Escuela Busca al Niño, La Niña" (left), about her experience returning to school. Photo: Kristen Mangelinkx.

— Kristen Mangelinkx is Vice President, Regional Fundraising, at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. She writes from her field visit to Colombia. We left the old city of Cartagena and drove south for an hour to reach Arjona where UNICEF and the University of Cartagena have teamed up to address the issue of children who are […]

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HSNi Teams Up with Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF!

Mindy Grossman and USF Staff

— The employees of HSN talk about doing good like it’s part of their job — and this fall, it will be! HSNi is the National Sponsor of this year’s Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.  The employees of HSN, Grandin Road and Chasing Fireflies will support UNICEF through special products available on all three websites — where […]

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Western Union is “Moving Money for Better”

— When all children have access to a quality education rooted in human rights and gender equality, it creates a ripple effect of opportunity that influences generations to come. Dedicated to the belief that access to education makes a lasting difference in young people’s lives, the Western Union Foundation has been a committed partner of the […]

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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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It’s that time of year…

Kids emptying UNICEF Trick-or-Treat boxes

— Before we know it, the leaves will be changing colors – autumn is on its way! For all of us at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, that can mean only one thing – Halloween is around the corner, and so is Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! This year, the original Kids Helping Kids® movement – a way […]

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