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Apr 18, 2013, 07:30 ET

UNICEF Staffers Make TIME 100 List "World's Most Influential People"

Christopher Fabian and Erica Kochi recognized for "changing the world" through innovation  UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake...

Mar 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

UNICEF Tasks New York City Students with Solving Pressing Challenges to Child Survival

The City University of New York (CUNY) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) are pleased to announce the launch of the 2013 "Design for...

Mar 06, 2013, 09:13 ET

The UNICEF Tap Project Transforms World's Largest Social Network into a Water Network to Save Kids

UNICEF Ambassadors Angie Harmon, Alyssa Milano and Marcus Samuelsson, UNICEF Supporters Heidi Klum and Nas, along with Judd Apatow, Kristen Bell,...

Jan 23, 2013, 15:29 ET

U.S. Fund for UNICEF issues urgent appeal for Syrian children affected by armed conflict and severe weather

With only $32.10, UNICEF can provide warm clothing for a child The U.S. Fund for UNICEF released a PSA yesterday appealing for immediate...

Jan 02, 2013, 09:00 ET

Angie Harmon Appointed Newest UNICEF Ambassador

Actress lends star power for fight against child trafficking during Human Trafficking Awareness Month The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today...

Dec 18, 2012, 10:00 ET

Selena Gomez Announces Exclusive Concert Benefiting the U.S. Fund for UNICEF on January 19th in New York City

Actress, multiplatinum recording artist, and fashion designer Selena Gomez will host an exclusive one-night-only concert benefiting the U.S. Fund...

Oct 16, 2012, 12:55 ET

IKEA and Gucci Products Top 2012 List of Gifts That Give Back to Support UNICEF

From exclusive product offerings to life-saving items, a UNICEF purchase means supporting programs that improve and protect the lives of children...

Sep 17, 2012, 08:00 ET
U.S. Fund for UNICEF Names Lisa Benenson SVP for Marketing and Communications.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

U.S. Fund for UNICEF Names Lisa Benenson SVP for Marketing and Communications

 The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the appointment of Lisa Benenson as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. ...

Sep 13, 2012, 08:00 ET

UNICEF Reports Dramatic Progress in Child Survival

UNICEF USA launches new advertising campaign appealing for public involvement to ensure ZERO children die unnecessarily The number of...

Sep 10, 2012, 09:00 ET

Actress Chloe Grace Moretz lends her support for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Chloe Grace Moretz takes time to encourage others to give back this Halloween Critically acclaimed actress Chloe Grace Moretz, of films...

Sep 06, 2012, 08:00 ET
Global Poverty Project Hosts Sweepstakes to Meet UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Michael Simon/ Startraks)

Global Poverty Project Hosts Sweepstakes to Meet UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez

One lucky winner to be chosen from among attendees of Global Festival 2012 in Central Park on September 29 NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012...

Aug 20, 2012, 09:00 ET

Kid-created boxes launch first-ever Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF box design contest

Free collection boxes and fundraising kits are available online at trickortreatforunicef.org The U.S. Fund for UNICEF's flagship...

Jul 16, 2012, 11:06 ET

The 62nd annual Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Halloween campaign returns this October with a new look

Children and adults who Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF will now have the chance to choose from among six new character boxes or create their own design...

Jul 10, 2012, 12:49 ET

UNICEF Presents Its 2012 Holiday Card And Gift Collection

Holiday shoppers can make a difference in the lives of children this season by purchasing an item from UNICEF's latest collection Wooden...

Apr 23, 2012, 09:17 ET

UPS Helps UNICEF Deliver Lifesaving Supplies to Children in the Sahel

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region As malnutrition reaches emergency levels across the Sahel...

Apr 16, 2012, 10:20 ET

UNICEF Gifts Provide the Chance to Save a Life this Mother's Day

 This year shoppers can purchase a Mother's Day gift that delivers health and happiness to children and families in need. The U.S. Fund...

Apr 03, 2012, 08:53 ET

Rory McIlroy and UNICEF in Global Partnership

Rory McIlroy and UNICEF today announced a major extension of their global partnership as Rory McIlroy unveiled his new golf bag featuring the...

Mar 22, 2012, 11:09 ET
Photo courtesy of: Ricardo Piantini H. Champions for Children (L to R) Evelyn Cordova, Andrea Hackim, Monika Kennel and Adriann Raschdorf-Nelson visit children at a UNICEF-supported late birth registration program in Mama Tingo, Dominican Republic on Thursday, March 15.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

American Airlines Flight Attendants Visit Dominican Republic To Witness UNICEF's Lifesaving Programs for Children and Families

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF and American Airlines employee volunteers have returned from a trip to see first-hand UNICEF programs in the Dominican...

Mar 06, 2012, 10:30 ET

Lenny Kravitz Supports UNICEF's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Efforts

 Lenny Kravitz – GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter, record producer and actor—is using his voice and talent to do more than...

Feb 10, 2012, 09:00 ET

UNICEF Racing to Prevent a Full-Scale Humanitarian Crisis in West and Central Africa

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region - $67 million needed for immediate relief efforts In an...