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Apr 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
Award-winning actress Toni Collette joins humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide as Global Ambassador.  (PRNewsFoto/Concern Worldwide)

Actress Toni Collette Joins Concern Worldwide as Global Ambassador

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress and star of the Broadway play "The Realistic Joneses," Toni Collette, has joined the international...

Mar 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

New York's Central Park Hosts 16th Annual Spring Run in Support of Humanitarian Organization Concern Worldwide

 On Saturday, April 12, hundreds of people will be in Central Park at the 16th Annual Concern Spring Run, a four-mile run and walk in support...

Dec 10, 2013, 16:39 ET

$1.8 Million Raised in Support of Concern Worldwide at Event Honoring Christoph Mueller CEO of Aer Lingus

International humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. recognized Christoph Mueller, CEO of Aer Lingus, for his outstanding leadership in...

Jun 24, 2013, 16:10 ET

Concern Worldwide U.S. Honors Carla Harris, Morgan Stanley Executive and Philanthropist, with Annual Women's Leadership Award

NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concern Worldwide U.S., the international humanitarian organization, will recognize Carla...

Dec 12, 2012, 08:00 ET
Joseph Cahalan, long-time Xerox Corporation executive, named Chief Executive Officer of international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S.  (PRNewsFoto/Concern Worldwide US)

Joseph Cahalan Named Chief Executive Officer of Concern Worldwide U.S.

International humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. today announced that it has appointed long-time Xerox Corporation executive, Joseph...

Dec 07, 2012, 12:02 ET
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives inaugural humanitarian award from Concern Worldwide CEO Tom Arnold in Dublin on December 6.  (PRNewsFoto/Concern Worldwide US)

Concern Worldwide Honors U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for Humanitarian Leadership with Inaugural Award in Dublin

International humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide presented U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today with its inaugural Fr. Aengus...

Dec 03, 2012, 15:30 ET

Concern Worldwide U.S. to Honor CEO of Omnicom Media Group North America with Humanitarian Award at its 16th Annual Seeds of Hope Dinner

Concern Worldwide U.S. will recognize Mr. Page Thompson, CEO of Omnicom Media Group North America, at its annual Seeds of Hope Dinner on December...

Nov 28, 2012, 12:38 ET
Actress Toni Collette teamed up with Concern Worldwide U.S. for the holiday charity campaign Concern Gifts (gifts.concernusa.org). Photo: Nick Haddow/nickhaddow.com for Concern Worldwide.  (PRNewsFoto/Concern Worldwide US)

Award-Winning Actress Toni Collette and Concern Worldwide U.S. Fight Poverty and Hunger with Holiday Gifts Campaign

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress and star of the hit film "Hitchcock," Toni Collette joined the international humanitarian organization,...

Nov 20, 2012, 15:47 ET

Concern Worldwide Witnesses Violence against Civilians, Calls for Stronger Protection and Safe Humanitarian Access to Goma and Surrounding Areas

International humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide calls for stronger protection of civilians and safe access to deliver humanitarian...

Oct 15, 2012, 17:49 ET

New York City's Food Trucks to Fight Extreme Hunger on World Food Day; 5% of October 16th Sales to Support Concern Worldwide's Food and Nutrition Programs

On World Food Day, October 16th, New York City's food trucks are donating 5 percent of their sales to help international humanitarian organization...

Oct 11, 2012, 04:00 ET

2012 Global Hunger Index: World Hunger Declines, but Progress Is Slow and Threatened by Unsustainable Use of Natural Resources

The 2012 Global Hunger Index (GHI), launched today by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe, and the international...

Sep 26, 2012, 12:04 ET
Award-winning actress Toni Collette has joined the fight against extreme hunger with Concern Worldwide US. Photo: Peter McCabe/petermccabephotography.com

Award-Winning Actress Toni Collette Joins Concern Worldwide in Campaign to Help Make Hunger History

 Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, Toni Collette, and the international humanitarian organization, Concern Worldwide, are launching a...

Sep 20, 2012, 08:44 ET

Nairobi Garbage Dump Causing Cancer, Respiratory Infection, and Health Complications, Threatening 200,000 of City's Poorest People, Says Concern Worldwide

The international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide has launched a report (http://bit.ly/Oedmq3) on the profound health and human...

Jun 25, 2012, 08:00 ET

Concern Worldwide U.S. Honors Dr. Anita M. Sands, Global Business Leader and Women's Advocate, with Annual Humanitarian Award

 Concern Worldwide U.S., the international humanitarian organization, will recognize Dr. Anita Sands, Head of Change Leadership at UBS Wealth...

May 16, 2012, 08:00 ET

'The Time Is Now': G8 Must Act to Save Millions of Lives

Concern Worldwide Calls on G8 to Renew Commitment to Food Security and Nutrition As the G8's 2009 $22-billion commitment to food security...

Apr 03, 2012, 07:00 ET

New York City Run Gets Haitian Children Back to School

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Jan 24, 2012, 13:01 ET

Food Crisis Looms in Niger, Chad, Across Sahel

Concern Worldwide Warns that Slow Response Will Cost Lives After an international symposium on nutrition and food security in Rome last...

Nov 15, 2011, 11:04 ET

Achtung Baby Covers Album to Benefit Concern Worldwide's Emergency Famine Work in East Africa

Album Featuring Nine Inch Nails, Patti Smith, Depeche Mode, Jack White, The Killers and More Available for Download Exclusively on...

Oct 24, 2011, 13:49 ET

IMG College Joins Concern Worldwide's YOUR DOLLAR OUR FUTURE Campaign

Today, international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide US announced its partnership with IMG College, the nation's leading collegiate...

Sep 26, 2011, 14:23 ET
Help get Haiti's kids back to school. Visit www.YourDollarOurFuture.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Concern Worldwide US, Kim Haughton)

Join Concern Worldwide's Your Dollar Our Future Campaign to Build Schools, Train Teachers and Educate Out-of-School Children in Haiti

Today, international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide US launched the Your Dollar Our Future campaign to raise money to rebuild...