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06 Apr, 2017, 09:30 ET World Vision launches world's biggest 6k walk for water

Thousands of walkers and runners around the world are tying up their tennis shoes for a good cause and joining the world's biggest 6k walk for...


22 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET World Vision now reaching one person with clean water every 10 seconds

World Vision is well on its way toward achieving universal water access everywhere it works around the world. Driven by a $40 million gift to its...


25 Jan, 2017, 07:00 ET Best-selling author offers opportunity to bless friends, family and the world

January is a time when millions of people develop goals for the year ahead – including making resolutions to be more kind and generous to others....


15 Dec, 2016, 12:42 ET Finding the Real 'Joy of Giving' During Christmas, even when you're pressed for time

As children we're often taught that 'giving is better than receiving' or that 'giving makes us feel good'. A new study by World Vision shows that...


09 Dec, 2016, 09:00 ET NBA Players challenge each other to raise donations…of goats

NBA stars and World Vision Celebrity Ambassadors Jamal Crawford and Isaiah Thomas will share big dreams this Christmas by competing to see who will...


21 Nov, 2016, 13:38 ET This holiday season move your children from "gimmee, gimmee" to giving back with World Vision

As the annual holiday frenzy kicks into full-gear this week, Giving Tuesday offers stressed shoppers an antidote to the pressure for perfection and...


04 Nov, 2016, 13:26 ET Thirty-One Gifts honors Giving Tuesday with a $2 Million product match to World Vision

This Giving Tuesday (November 29), Thirty-One Gifts will match any donation made to World Vision with a donation of their own product, up to $2...


13 Oct, 2016, 08:00 ET This Christmas, be a part of a child's recipe for a dream with World Vision and discover the secret ingredient to a healthy, happy life

This holiday season, set off a domino effect of well-being with meaningful gifts in the 2016 World Vision Gift Catalog – one act of generosity can...


15 Jan, 2016, 08:00 ET World Vision, ChristianMingle partnership a 'match made in heaven'

 A new partnership between the largest online dating site designed for single Christians and one of the world's largest Christian humanitarian...


17 Dec, 2015, 08:00 ET Last minute doesn't have to mean last resort: With a click and a print, give a memorable gift that changes a life

The final rush is on for the holiday season – both in stores and online. A recent study found that a third of shoppers hadn't even...


10 Dec, 2015, 11:30 ET Survey: Nearly half of adults who receive holiday gifts return them

 Spending on holiday gifts is expected to go up this year to nearly $900 per person. However, many of these gifts will likely make their way...


01 Dec, 2015, 15:00 ET This #GivingTuesday the Harlem Globetrotters show-off the results of their "#GOATee for a Good Cause" campaign with World Vision

 Today the Harlem Globetrotters are doing much more than just talking about #GivingTuesday, several players have donated their faces to charity...


02 Nov, 2015, 08:00 ET The Harlem Globetrotters join World Vision's #GOATee for a Good Cause campaign

 This month, the Harlem Globetrotters are partnering with the Christian humanitarian agency World Vision to grow a #GOATee for a Good Cause,...


28 Oct, 2015, 08:00 ET This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog

 For the first time in history, the World Bank is forecasting the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world will fall to...


26 Oct, 2015, 16:00 ET 'Rescue Mission' transforms the lives of more than 22 million people

 In 2010, Christian humanitarian organization World Vision embarked on a campaign to impact 20 million people in poverty around the...


22 Oct, 2015, 09:35 ET Syria Crisis: Five years into the conflict, new poll shows increased awareness among Americans

After more than four years of conflict in Syria, resulting in the largest humanitarian crisis of our time, it appears Americans are finally taking...


30 Sep, 2015, 11:55 ET Clean Water for All

 One of the Sustainable Development Goals finalized at the recent United Nations General Assembly was universal access to safe water by the...


16 Mar, 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...


13 Mar, 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...


03 Feb, 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...


17 Dec, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


08 Dec, 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...


03 Dec, 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...