News from u.s. fund for unicef A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 01, 2016, 10:05 ET

U.S. Fund for UNICEF Partners with Consortium of African American Faith-Based Leaders to Provide Children in Africa with Tools to Learn

 The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is jointly launching a new fundraising campaign with a consortium of faith-based leaders who represent some of the...

Jan 07, 2016, 10:00 ET
UNICEF Kid Power to give more than 70,000 students across the country the power to get active and save lives in 2016.

UNICEF Kid Power To Give More than 70,000 Students Across the Country the Power to Get Active and Save Lives in 2016

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the launch of the 2016 UNICEF Kid Power school program, expanding to 13 cities across the country and...

Jan 05, 2016, 08:30 ET

The K.I.N.D. Fund, Co-Created By UNICEF And MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Reaches More Than $10.5 Million In Donations

 The K.I.N.D. fund, which provides students in Malawi with desks and scholarships, has topped more than $10.5 million in donations, it was...

Nov 30, 2015, 09:05 ET

P!nk Announced as Newest UNICEF Ambassador

 The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the appointment of the newest UNICEF Ambassador, GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist P!nk,...

Nov 03, 2015, 13:01 ET
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Offers Thousands of Unique Holiday Gifts that Save Lives, Including the World's First Wearable-for-Good(TM), The UNICEF Kid Power Band

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Offers Thousands of Unique Holiday Gifts that Save Lives, Including the World's First Wearable-for-Good™, The UNICEF Kid Power Band

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is encouraging holiday shoppers to put children first by giving gifts that save lives this holiday season. The newest...

Oct 09, 2015, 11:01 ET
Join The Peanuts Movie Gang and Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

New Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF PSAs Feature Charlie Brown and The Peanuts Movie Cast Urging Kids to Make a Difference This Halloween

 "Want to be part of something totally awesome?" That's Charlie Brown's question to American kids in a new public service announcement (PSA),...

Sep 14, 2015, 13:00 ET
Bethany Mota Teams Up With UNICEF to Help Kids Around the World Go Back to School

Bethany Mota Teams Up With UNICEF to Help Kids Around the World Go Back to School

As children in the U.S. prepare to head back to school, YouTube star and social media influencer Bethany Mota is teaming up with UNICEF to raise...

Jul 17, 2015, 12:49 ET

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Celebrates 65 Years by Teaming up with The Peanuts Movie

This year, the iconic Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign will celebrate its 65th anniversary by joining forces with another American favorite,...

Apr 25, 2015, 13:50 ET

UNICEF Mobilized to Assist Children in Nepal Affected by Powerful Earthquake

UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by the devastating 7.9 earthquake that struck Nepal today, affecting the area around the...

Feb 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

UNICEF Launches New Kid Power Program, Empowering American Youth to Get Active and Save Lives around the World

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the launch of UNICEF Kid Power, an innovative child health initiative that encourages elementary...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:38 ET

"The Good Lie" Filmmakers and The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Collaboration Set to Raise Awareness and Funds for Humanitarian Crisis

The producers of the upcoming feature drama "The Good Lie" have teamed up with organizations including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help South...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:39 ET

Iconic Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Campaign Goes Digital with 2014 Spokesperson Zendaya

Actress, platinum recording artist and author Zendaya, this year's Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF spokesperson, is asking kids in the U.S. to make a...

May 29, 2014, 12:00 ET
At the Gangaparaspur Health Post, UNICEF Ambassador, Selena Gomez had the chance to speak with UNICEF-supported Female Community Health Volunteers and expectant mothers about the quality maternal and newborn health care they receive at the 24-hour birthing center. Photo Credit: Courtesy of U.S. Fund for UNICEF/Josh Estey/MataHati (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Josh Estey/MataHati)

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez Visits Nepal

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May 15, 2014, 10:17 ET

Teachers from Georgia, Oregon, Alabama, Texas and Michigan Travel to Tanzania to see UNICEF's Lifesaving Work for Children

Five elementary school teachers from across the U.S. have been named Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF School Challenge winners and will travel to Tanzania...

Apr 23, 2014, 02:30 ET

Joint statement by heads of UN humanitarian agencies on Syria

 One year ago, as leaders of UN agencies struggling to deal with the growing human impact of the Syrian crisis, we issued an urgent appeal on...

Feb 24, 2014, 10:06 ET

The UNICEF Tap Project Gives New Reason for Digital Detox: Clean Water for Children

This year, the UNICEF Tap Project is launching a new mobile experience that challenges Americans to put down their cell phones to help save...

Feb 04, 2014, 10:22 ET

U.S. Fund For UNICEF Announces Winners Of 2014 Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest

Four-Year-Old Grand Prize Winner One of Youngest in Contest History The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the winners of the annual...

Jan 29, 2014, 10:24 ET
UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon poses for a group photo with youth leaders who are disseminating messages in their communities about the prevention of child trafficking. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Kike Calvo / Courtesy of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon Visits Nicaragua

During Human Trafficking Awareness Month, actress urges public to help protect children Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon just...

Nov 19, 2013, 13:23 ET

Keeping Children Safe is Critical in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

UNICEF setting up child-friendly spaces to protect children Keeping the youngest survivors of Typhoon Haiyan safe and protected is a key...

Nov 17, 2013, 12:43 ET

Water Supply Back to Full Capacity in Typhoon-Devastated Tacloban

Alongside partners UNICEF gets life-saving clean water to 200,000 people  At least 200,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in...