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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...

Feb 06, 2012, 12:43 ET

When You Take Water, Give Water and Support the UNICEF Tap Project During World Water Week, March 19-25

  Award-winning illustrator Tavis Coburn, acclaimed international commercial director Brent Harris, and Giorgio Armani Fragrances...

Jan 27, 2012, 05:30 ET

UNICEF Report: Children in More Than 25 Countries Caught in Emergencies

Unrestricted revenue critical in assisting the vulnerable during crises  UNICEF appealed today for $1.28 billion to fund its 2012...

Jan 09, 2012, 15:10 ET

Two Years After Haiti Earthquake, Small Victories For Children But Serious Challenges Remain

American donors vital to progress made in recovery efforts UNICEF today released a report showing that two years after the earthquake...

Nov 02, 2011, 05:00 ET

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit UNICEF's Life-saving Emergency Supply Center in Copenhagen to Highlight Desperate Plight of Children in East Africa www.eastafricacrisis.org

This afternoon the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be making a special visit to UNICEF's global Supply Center in Copenhagen to help maintain the...

Oct 26, 2011, 06:00 ET

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit UNICEF's Life-Saving Emergency Supply Center in Copenhagen to Highlight Desperate Plight of Children in East Africa

www.eastafricacrisis.org On Wednesday November 2, 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be making a special visit to UNICEF's global...

Oct 19, 2011, 13:12 ET

Call for Entries: 21st Annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest Is Now Accepting Submissions

U.S. Children Ages 14 and Under Are Invited to Submit Original Artwork for 2012 Theme "Peace on Earth" from October 16 – November 4 For the...

Oct 18, 2011, 11:51 ET

U.S. Fund for UNICEF Announces 2011 Holiday Gifts that Give Back

From Holiday Cards and Inspired Gifts, to Gifts from IKEA, Gucci and Disney by FEED, UNICEF has Everything Shoppers Need This Holiday Season The...

Sep 07, 2011, 13:47 ET

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF goes Digital in its 61st Year with Online Costume Party

HGTV, Key Club International and FEED Help UNICEF Campaign Make a Mark this Halloween Today, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF launched its 61st annual...

Aug 23, 2011, 08:00 ET

Heidi Klum Named as 2011 Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Ambassador

Klum Encourages Kids to "Party for a Purpose" this Halloween for 61st Annual Campaign Today the U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced that top model,...

Jul 29, 2011, 14:16 ET

More Than a Million Children in Southern Somalia in Need of Life-Saving Assistance

UNICEF: Saving children must be first priority With an estimated 1.25 million children across southern Somalia in urgent need of life-saving care...

Jul 26, 2011, 12:52 ET
George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971.  Copyright Info: Only to be reproduced editorially in conjunction with the promotion of the 40th Anniversary of The Concert For Bangladesh and the digital release on iTunes of The Concert For Bangladesh. Editorial License Term:  26th July 2011 to 31st August 2011.  (PRNewsFoto/Apple Records Inc. / The George Harrison Fund for UNICEF)

George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh Album Makes Digital Debut Today Exclusively on iTunes, 40 Years After Historic Concert Event

George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40...