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Mar 13, 2011, 13:44 ET

Celebrities Team Up with UNICEF Tap Project to Provide Safe, Clean Drinking Water to Children around the World

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez, along with Adrian Grenier, Dwight Howard, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Robin Williams help spotlight devastating...

Feb 28, 2011, 09:26 ET

The UNICEF Tap Project Encourages When You Take Water, Give Water to Support the World Water Crisis

In its effort to educate and engage the American public around the world water crisis, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF is launching its annual UNICEF Tap...

Feb 11, 2011, 12:00 ET

The Inaugural UNICEF Women of Compassion Luncheon

Frida Giannini, Gucci Creative Director, presented by Jennifer Lopez and Carrie Auer, UNICEF Representative in Malawi to be Honored at Inaugural...

Feb 02, 2011, 11:48 ET
Selena Gomez visits programs in UNICEF Chile.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez Visits Chile and Meets With Vulnerable Families of Valparaiso

VALPARAISO, Chile, Feb. 2, 2011 -- Actress, singer and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez travelled to Valparaiso, Chile in her first visit to the...

Jan 24, 2011, 10:33 ET

Call for Entries: 20th 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 2011 Theme "Making Spirits Bright" from February 1 – March 12...

Jan 07, 2011, 10:20 ET

One Year Later: Refocusing the World's Attention on Haiti's Children

Americans were largest donors to UNICEF 's Haiti Emergency Appeal - New Call for Year of Service to Haiti's children One year after the...

Dec 15, 2010, 11:50 ET

UNICEF Announces 2011 UNICEF Tap Project to Help Provide Safe, Clean Drinking Water to Children Around the World

This March When You Take Water Give Water - For Every $1 Raised, UNICEF Can Provide One Child Access to Safe, Clean Water for 40 Days Now in its...

Nov 30, 2010, 14:44 ET

The Seventh Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball

2010 UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL TO HONOR OLIVIA HARRISON Presented by Baccarat, UNICEF's seventh annual gala to take place on Nov. 30 in New York City...

Nov 22, 2010, 17:06 ET

U.S. Fund for UNICEF Announces 2010 Holiday Gifts that Give Back

UNICEF Enables Holiday Shoppers to Give the Gift of Life to Millions of Children The U.S Fund for UNICEF today announced the 2010 holiday card...

Nov 05, 2010, 09:00 ET

Major League Baseball Supports Trick or Treat For UNICEF's 60th Anniversary Campaign

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF expresses its gratitude to Major League Baseball (MLB) for taking time during the World Series to bring attention to the...

Nov 03, 2010, 11:36 ET
NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo visits UNICEF programs in Haiti. Photo Credit: Fritz (Fito) Dambreville.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Fritz (Fito) Dambreville)

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Visits UNICEF Programs in Haiti

Eight-time NBA All-Star and Global Ambassador for NBA Cares Dikembe Mutombo recently traveled to Port au Prince, Haiti where he played a few...

Oct 28, 2010, 19:31 ET
U.S. Fund for UNICEF: Mary Emma and her children.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

Statement by Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF on the Death of Mrs. Mary Emma Allison, co-founder, 'Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF'

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF mourns the passing of Mary Emma Allison, co-founder of "Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF." Mrs. Allison, 93, died yesterday in...

Sep 23, 2010, 11:09 ET

Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF Celebrates 60 Years of Kids Helping Kids

Iconic collection boxes available exclusively at Toys"R"Us® and Babies"R"Us® Stores nationwide NEW YORK, Sept. 23...

Aug 24, 2010, 18:31 ET

UNICEF's Pakistan Disaster Relief Operations in Jeopardy Due to Funding Shortage

6 Million Children in Desperate Need - Deadly water-borne diseases threaten child survival UNICEF warned today that serious funding shortfalls...

Aug 06, 2010, 09:57 ET

UNICEF Appeals for $47.3 Million for Disaster Relief in Pakistan

1.4 Million Children Affected by Flooding UNICEF has appealed for $47.3 million to fund its relief operation for the millions hit by flooding in...

Jun 10, 2010, 12:00 ET

UNICEF Ambassador Marcus Samuelsson Wins Season Two of Bravo's Top Chef Masters

Prize money to support clean water programs worldwide through the UNICEF Tap Project The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is delighted with last night's...

May 26, 2010, 09:00 ET

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Celebrates 60 Years of America's Youth Making a Difference Throughout the World

For the 60th consecutive year, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will launch its time-honored Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign this fall. UNICEF...

May 12, 2010, 09:00 ET

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Appoints Veronica Pollard as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Pollard as its new Senior Vice President of Marketing and...

May 03, 2010, 11:00 ET

U.S. Fund for UNICEF's Annual Meeting to Take Place in Chicago May 4 and 5

Session to include Keynote Address by Anderson Cooper, a Preview of CNN Documentary on Orphans in Haiti, and a Performance by Chicago Blues...

May 01, 2010, 00:01 ET

Anthony Lake Begins Tenure as UNICEF's Executive Director

Anthony Lake today begins his tenure as UNICEF's sixth Executive Director, bringing more than 45 years of public and international service to the...