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Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

World Vision Hopes to Rev NASCAR Fans Giving Engines for Clean Water

NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to change lives in a village across the globe this month. World Vision, the largest non-governmental provider...

Jul 25, 2014, 15:22 ET

World Vision Suspends Operations in Gaza, Commends Kerry for Call for Ceasefire

 As an international, child-focused Christian relief and development organization working on the ground in Gaza, World Vision United...

Jul 11, 2014, 18:27 ET

Children's suffering as a result of the vicious cycle of violence must end in Gaza and Israel, says World Vision

On July 7, 2014, World Vision announced concern about the recent escalation of violence in Israel and the Palestinian Occupied Territories, which...

Jul 07, 2014, 16:23 ET

World Vision calls for an end to the Escalating Violence towards Israeli and Palestinian Children

 Over the past few weeks, violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories has escalated and involved specific attacks targeting...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:30 ET

Child labour appears before Canadian shoppers as World Vision launches new consumer research poll

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, in the heart of Toronto's shopping district, World Vision brought scenes of child labour to Canadian...

Jun 23, 2014, 11:00 ET
Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Chevrolet to Showcase World Vision As The Primary Paint Scheme at Kentucky Sprint Cup Race (PRNewsFoto/World Vision)

Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Chevrolet to Showcase World Vision As The Primary Paint Scheme at Kentucky Sprint Cup Race

Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet will have a unique paint scheme for Saturday night's (June 28) NASCAR's Sprint Cup...

Jun 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

Children exposed to greater risk of sexual exploitation during World Cup, warns World Vision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The World Cup kicks off today on the World Day Against Child Labour and World Vision says more children will...

Apr 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
Donors Say "Thank Ewe, Mom" with Sheep in Her Honor (PRNewsFoto/World Vision)

Donors Say "Thank Ewe, Mom" with Sheep in Her Honor

 Mother's Day is the second largest consumer spending holiday in the United States, with total spending reaching nearly $20 billion in 2013...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:03 ET

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development and Beyond Access Announce Partnership

  All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Beyond Access initiative, a...

Mar 26, 2014, 18:25 ET

World Vision U.S. Board Reverses Decision

World Vision U.S. has issued the following message to its supporters regarding a reversal of its recent change to its employment conduct policy:...

Mar 11, 2014, 15:54 ET
Infographic: What do Americans know about the conflict in Syria?  (PRNewsFoto/World Vision U.S.)

Poll: Americans Think Hurricane Katrina Worse Crisis Than Syria

 Almost three years into the conflict in Syria, many Americans do not know the full scale of the crisis, according to a new poll conducted...

Mar 04, 2014, 12:00 ET

Together Procter & Gamble and World Vision provide 1 billionth liter of clean drinking water

The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble  (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with...

Feb 27, 2014, 16:29 ET

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development Unveils $6 Million Literacy Grant and Prize Competition

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development announced today a second round of funding to unearth and champion technologies for...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:38 ET

World Vision's response to flat ODA levels in Federal Budget

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - World Vision's President and CEO, Dave Toycen, said: "With more than 600,000 supporters, we know Canadians care...

Feb 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

True love has no secrets: World Vision launches "Good Chocolate Guide" to help Canadians shop ethically this Valentine's Day

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today World Vision launched its Good Chocolate Guide (www.goodchocolateguide.ca) to help Canadians shop for...

Feb 05, 2014, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - True Love Has No Secrets…..."Chocolate for Breakfast" Media Event/

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT:      World Vision will host a "Chocolate for Breakfast" media event to...

Jan 30, 2014, 07:00 ET

Media Advisory - True Love Has No Secrets…..."Chocolate for Breakfast" Media Event

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT:      World Vision will host a "Chocolate for Breakfast" media event to...

Jan 23, 2014, 14:59 ET

South Sudan ceasefire could mean access to children affected by conflict

JUBA, South Sudan, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The ceasefire announced today in Addis Ababa between South Sudan's government and opposition could mean...

Jan 15, 2014, 07:00 ET
World Vision Report: More than 1/3 off children describe witnessing violence in eastern DRC.  (PRNewsFoto/World Vision)

As peace process unfolds, children in eastern Congo live in fear, says new report

Children in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) experience disturbing levels of violence and fear, a new report by aid agency World Vision...

Jan 14, 2014, 07:00 ET

As peace process unfolds, children in eastern Congo live in fear, says new report

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14 2014 /CNW/ - Children in eastern Congo experience disturbing levels of violence and fear, a new report by aid agency...