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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...

Nov 15, 2013, 15:39 ET

Life-saving UNICEF supplies for children reaching areas affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan

Amidst the huge devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, critical life-saving supplies for children are being delivered by UNICEF in Tacloban,...

Nov 15, 2013, 10:20 ET
UNICEF Philippines Representative Tomoo Hozumi unloads hygiene kits today from an AirAsia flight arriving in Tacloban.  (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Fund for UNICEF)

AirAsia and UNICEF airlift supplies to Tacloban to support families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan

 With the generous support of AirAsia, UNICEF airlifted essential supplies to Tacloban today to support children and families affected by...

Nov 12, 2013, 15:44 ET

UNICEF Appeals for $34 Million for the Children of the Philippines as Typhoon Haiyan Crisis Deepens

Funding urgently needed for food, medicine, clean water, and sanitation  UNICEF is urgently appealing for $34 million to aid the more than...

Nov 11, 2013, 15:05 ET

NY Knicks' Tyson Chandler Appointed Newest UNICEF Ambassador

Chandler to light the UNICEF Snowflake this Friday on 57th Street and Fifth Avenue to help raise awareness for children and families in Philippines...

Nov 10, 2013, 19:05 ET

NBA and NBPA Team Up to Donate $250,000 to Support Critical UNICEF Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Areas of Philippines

 The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Player's Association (NBPA) today have teamed up to donate $250,000 to the...

Nov 10, 2013, 14:22 ET

UNICEF Rushes Supplies to Hard-Hit Areas of Philippines

Number of children affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan rises to 4 million UNICEF is racing to deliver emergency supplies to areas of the...

Nov 09, 2013, 15:40 ET

Up to 1.7 Million Children Could Be Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

 UNICEF expects children to be among the worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the Philippines yesterday. While the full impact...

Nov 08, 2013, 11:49 ET

UNICEF Poised to Respond as Massive Typhoon Hits the Philippines

 Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful typhoon of the year, hit the Philippines at 4:30 am local time today. The impact of the storm was severe as...

Nov 05, 2013, 09:35 ET

Call For Entries: Annual Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest Now Accepting Submissions For 2014 Holiday Season

U.S. Children Ages 14 and Under Are Invited to Submit Original Artwork By November 25  From November 2--25, the annual Pier 1...

Oct 22, 2013, 12:55 ET

IKEA, Gucci, H&M and Montblanc Offer Holiday Items that Support UNICEF

Shoppers also may send life-saving items directly to children in need  This holiday season, shoppers can help save and improve children's...