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UNICEF Restores Access to Water in Emergencies

— This month, the UNICEF Tap Project is highlighting the issue of clean water by challenging you to go without your phone. We’ve been sharing ways in which UNICEF improves access to clean water. No situation is more pressing than an emergency, when restoring access to clean water is key to preventing the spread of disease. […]

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Put Down Your Phone, Save a Child’s Life

— For every 10 minutes you spend away from your phone this March, you can help UNICEF provide clean water to a child in need. It’s that simple. Visit uniceftapproject.org on your phone. You’ll see updates on your progress, how long other people have gone without their phones and how UNICEF helps provide clean water and […]

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Acqua for Life Campaign Supports Tap!


— Giorgio Armani Fragrances has returned to help children around the world get clean, safe water, as the National Sponsor of the UNICEF Tap Project. On March 1, for the fourth consecutive year, Giorgio Armani Fragrances launches its month-long “Acqua for Life” campaign. The campaign provides a number of ways for people across the country to join the company in raising funds to support UNICEF’s water, sanitation and hygiene programs for children.

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Giorgio Armani Fragrances Offers UNICEF Supporters a Chance to Text for Good


— Attention mobile users: UNICEF Tap Project National Sponsor Giorgio Armani Fragrances is introducing an opportunity for UNICEF supporters to use their phones for good this September to support UNICEF’s clean water programs for children. From September 1-30, for every person who texts “ACQUA” to UNICEF (864233) and donates $5 to support the UNICEF Tap Project, Giorgio Armani Fragrances will match each donation, thereby doubling texters’ impact.

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UNICEF’s Next Generation 3rd Annual Photo Benefit!

At the Next Generation Photo Benefit. Photo by Lauren Farmer.

— On May 31, a crowd of 300 young New York City professionals gathered in Tribeca’s R 20th Century Gallery for the 3rd Annual Photo Benefit hosted by UNICEF’s Next Generation. UNICEF’s Next Generation—a diverse group of young professionals, ages 21 to 40, who share a commitment to UNICEF’s future and a belief in zero—sold out the event, reaching its goal of raising both funds and awareness for the charity’s activities.

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Building back better in New Orleans

— As an employee of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, I often hear stories about how our work helps children in far-away places. Togo, Vietnam, Haiti and the Central African Republic are just a few of the countries that have directly benefitted from my work on the UNICEF Tap Project. However, as a former teacher in the New York City Public School system, I am all-too-familiar with the ways in which poverty deeply affects children here in the United States as well.

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