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Jan 15, 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...

Dec 17, 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...

Dec 10, 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...

Dec 01, 2015, 15:00 ET
World Vision and Harlem Globetrotter's Goatee for a Good Cause Campaign.

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...

Nov 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
Thirty-One Gifts utility totes for volunteer health educators

This Giving Tuesday, Thirty-One Gifts doubles impact of all World Vision donations

 On Giving Tuesday (December 1), any gift given to World Vision makes twice the impact thanks to a donation from Thirty-One Gifts. The...

Nov 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

World Vision & Sesame Workshop Partner to Teach Kids Lifesaving Health and Hygiene Lessons

For the first time, Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, and World Vision, a Christian humanitarian...

Nov 02, 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,...

Oct 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
World Vision 2015 Gift Catalog Cover

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...

Oct 26, 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...

Oct 22, 2015, 09:35 ET
Syria refugees Adel and his siblings try to keep warm by the fire inside their makeshift home in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. ((c)2015 World Vision)

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...

Sep 30, 2015, 11:55 ET
Children celebrate the arrival of clean drinking water at their school in a World Vision area development program in Wema, Kenya. PHOTO: World Vision

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...

Jul 08, 2015, 10:43 ET

New Canadian NGO partnership to improve nutrition services in Africa & Asia

World Vision teams up with Micronutrient Initiative to reduce newborn and maternal mortality MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - With...

Jun 25, 2015, 13:00 ET

Four-year-old art prodigy holds first gallery showing

CALGARY, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - This week, Cosette Swart, 4, possibly the youngest member of Canada's art community is holding her first gallery...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
World Vision 2015 Gift Catalog

This Christmas, World Vision's Gift Catalog celebrates 20 years of charitable gifts touching over 7 million lives

 Over the past two decades, the popularity of World Vision Gift Catalog as a gift-giving alternative has grown substantially with over 790,000...

Jun 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Kids doing chores, how much is too much?

Canadians weigh in on when childhood chores become child labour MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - To mark World Day Against Child Labour...

Jun 11, 2015, 18:02 ET

Canadian kids work for change

Vancouver school children and local youth unite to experience what child labour is really like VANCOUVER, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Today a...

Jun 10, 2015, 07:00 ET

Canadians want to quit the child labour habit

Poll finds Canadians overwhelmingly support new legislation requiring companies to report on what they are doing to help eliminate child labour...

Jun 09, 2015, 07:00 ET

Check the Chain Canada! Child labour is everyone's business

World Vision report makes the case for new Canadian legislation to help eliminate child labour from the products Canadians consume every...

Jun 08, 2015, 10:45 ET

G7 leaders putting band-aids on symptoms

Crises like Ebola, Syria and Ukraine are concerning, but G7 leaders are only putting band-aids on symptoms of root causes that are putting millions...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:11 ET

Cheryl Bernard's peak performance

Canadian Olympic icon Cheryl Bernard and other personalities to conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro to defeat child slavery MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2015...