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Nov 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
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This Giving Tuesday, donate and make twice the impact with World Vision and Thirty-One Gifts

 Giving Tuesday began as a small grass-roots movement, the charitable answer to the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Now the...

Nov 17, 2014, 07:00 ET

Gaps remain as Convention on Rights of the Child reaches 25th anniversary

Children urge leaders to protect their rights while World Vision calls on governments to ratify new treaty MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Nov 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

G20 must protect children from economic exploitation, says World Vision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - World leaders must look beyond GDP growth numbers to the human impact of their economic reform commitments,...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:13 ET

As conflict drags on, children in Central African Republic suffering the most, says new report

- 2.5 million people affected by months of violence; most are children - In one region alone, World Vision estimates 14,000 children...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

Most Americans say surge in global crises will not impact holiday charitable giving

 This has been an unprecedented year as humanitarian organizations scramble to respond to one global crisis after another. From the Ebola...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

This Christmas, Share Big Dreams with Gifts that Teach Giving

 The need is great, as around 400 million children in the world under the age of 13 live in extreme poverty, according to the World Bank....

Oct 06, 2014, 08:00 ET

International Day of the Girl Child Furthers Awareness, Empowerment of Vulnerable Women on October 11

 Three years after the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, the 2014 World Vision Gift Catalog...

Sep 23, 2014, 07:00 ET

New poll finds Canadians want child and maternal health to remain a top international development priority

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders gather this week at the United Nations General...

Sep 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

World Vision, McKesson, Other Donors Prepare for Massive Shipment of Medical Supplies to Support Sierra Leone Health Workers

Just days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:50 ET
A local repair committee in the Greater Afram Plains region of Ghana fix a well provided by World Vision. (PRNewsFoto/World Vision)

The Key to Drilling Wells with Staying Power in the Developing World

What happens after a well is drilled, fitted with a hand pump, and a community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time? Half of...

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

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:...