News from world vision 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.

Mar 19, 2015, 07:00 ET

Conquering Kilimanjaro to defeat child slavery

Canadian celebrities join World Vision's #KiliClimb4Kids to help girls in crisis MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - To officially kick off...

Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET

Westerners, seniors most likely to conserve water

People in the western United States and U.S. adults 55 years old and older are among those most likely to practice water conservation in their...

Mar 16, 2015, 07:00 ET

Canada's Child Labour Habit

Canadians unaware of how many products they consume daily that may contain child labour, reveals poll MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Mar 13, 2015, 13:26 ET

New poll finds most Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the...

Mar 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Aid agencies give UN Security Council a 'failing grade' on Syria

Three major Canadian aid agencies say warring parties and powerful states have failed to implement UNSC resolutions leading to worst year of crisis...

Mar 11, 2015, 13:03 ET

From Food Aid to Resilience: World Vision hosts congressional seminar on tackling world's hunger through small holder farmers

Bringing together congressional staffers, USAID, and development experts from as far away as Zimbabwe; World Vision hosted a special event...

Mar 03, 2015, 07:00 ET

Eradicating Ebola: from emergency to recovery

More than 8,000 orphans in Sierra Leone face long road to recovery, says World Vision MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision is...

Feb 23, 2015, 16:22 ET

Parent's worst nightmare

World Vision condemns abduction of 89 children in South Sudan MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision wholeheartedly condemns the...

Feb 20, 2015, 16:05 ET

Slaight Family Foundation donation boosts World Vision's efforts to end human trafficking in East Asia

Stopping Human Trafficking MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Slaight Family Foundation has announced a generous $7 million donation to be...

Feb 11, 2015, 07:00 ET

Child-free chocolate

This Valentine's Day Canadians ask Cadbury to bring ethical Easter eggs to Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians consume an...

Feb 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge For Development Announces Winners Of Literacy Innovations Competition

 The All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) partners are pleased to announce 14 new grantees in 2015.  Winners...

Dec 18, 2014, 07:00 ET

How to get 2 hens and a rooster under the tree this Christmas in less than 5 minutes

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - It is estimated that December 23rd is the busiest shopping day of the holiday season, last minute shoppers...

Dec 17, 2014, 16:20 ET

Unique live gifts pop up, gives Canadians fun meaningful gift options

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - At the peak of the busiest retail season of the year, on December 17th from 11am-1pm at the St. James Cathedral...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

Break the 10 Percent Giving Record with Year-End Giving Tips from the World Vision Gift Catalog

After several years of financial uncertainty Americans are feeling charitable again: Giving Tuesday had a record-number of participating...

Dec 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

Sesame Workshop and World Vision Partner to Tackle Critical Global Health Priority

More than 1,600 children die each day from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Sesame Workshop, the...

Dec 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Top 10 gifts that give back

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Google's top 10 most sought out gifts include game consoles, tablets, watches and winter jackets. Can...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Share Big Dreams with One Small Click: WorldVisionGifts.org Offers Goats, Bees & Bicycles as Last-Minute Gifts that Give Back

 With more than half of U.S. consumers scrambling to buy gifts the week of Christmas – and sometimes the day before – the 2014...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:16 ET

Children in South Sudan face another Christmas far from home

As South Sudan marks one year since conflict broke out last December, nearly 750,000 children are facing another Christmas season far from home. In...

Dec 03, 2014, 09:09 ET

Fears about child safety are misplaced, new global study finds

 The places where people think their children are most in danger are not the ones they should be most scared about, finds a new report released...

Dec 03, 2014, 07:00 ET

Fears about child safety are misplaced, new global study finds

- Children more at risk at home than anywhere, but "out there" is still seen as the most dangerous place - New global study in 28...