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Dec 03, 2014, 12:38 ET Concern Worldwide US Honors Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp at Event Raising over $2 Million in Support of Work in 25 Countries

International humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide U.S. recognized Joe Ripp, CEO of Time Inc., at its Seeds of Hope Annual Award Dinner last...


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...


Dec 12, 2012, 08:00 ET 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 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 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 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...


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 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...


Jul 11, 2011, 11:00 ET Extreme Hunger Ravaging East Africa

Aid agency issues appeal for immediate international support The world's worst food crisis is devastating large areas of Kenya, Ethiopia, and...


Apr 14, 2011, 14:50 ET Rising Food Prices "Matter of Life and Death" for Global Poor

World Bank host Open Forum against backdrop of U.S. foreign aid cuts Today and tomorrow, April 14-15, International leaders will be discussing...


Jan 10, 2011, 12:29 ET In Face of Huge Obstacles, Signs of Progress in Haiti

One-year anniversary of quake is just the first bend in a long road to recovery Haiti continues to face enormous challenges one year after a...


Nov 23, 2010, 12:00 ET A Builder of Skylines Also Builds Support for the World's Poorest

Concern's Seeds of Hope Awards Dinner salutes Joseph Coppotelli In recognition of his contributions to humanitarian work, Concern Worldwide will...


Sep 22, 2010, 11:54 ET Ireland, U.S. Join Forces to Launch '1000 Days' Campaign

Commitment made at highest levels to end child hunger Joining US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs...


Sep 15, 2010, 10:40 ET Message to UN: Listen to Women In Their Fight Against Hunger

Concern Worldwide, the international humanitarian organization, will present a petition bearing more than 10,000 signatures to world leaders at...


Sep 02, 2010, 11:00 ET Concern Appeals for Help in Funding 'Houses For Haiti'

Concern Worldwide US, the international humanitarian agency, today launched a campaign to build 1,200 homes for families left homeless by the...


Jun 18, 2010, 15:53 ET Concern Worldwide Celebrates Stars of Fashion, Social Media

Founder of Fashion Week & creator of Twestival honored Concern Worldwide, the international humanitarian agency, is honoring Fern...


Mar 30, 2010, 16:16 ET 'Concern for Haiti Run' Benefits Earthquake Survivors

Runners, sponsors and donors wanted urgently! The earthquake that hit Haiti Jan. 12 triggered a full-scale response by Concern Worldwide, the...


Jun 29, 2006, 01:00 ET Concern Worldwide US to Honor NBC's Ann Curry for Outstanding Humanitarian Reporting

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Concern Worldwide US will honor Ann Curry of NBC's Today and Dateline for her dedication to reporting on...