UNICEF and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when ZERO children die of things we can prevent and every child has a safe and healthy childhood.
What Do We Do?
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF secures crucial financial support and government funding for efforts that support the world's children, such as UNICEF, and is dedicated to increasing the engagement of all Americans who care about the well-being of children. Our vision is a better world for children everywhere.
Because UNICEF is experienced. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world.
Because UNICEF will use your money wisely. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF meets the highest standards of Charity Navigator and the Better Business Bureau. 91.2 cents of every dollar we spend goes directly to help children. Only 6.3 cents goes to fundraising, and 2.5 cents to administration. Our 990 tax forms are available online for viewing and downloading.
Because UNICEF is relentless. UNICEF will do whatever it takes to save a child. Negotiating ceasefires in war zones so children can be vaccinated. Bringing lifesaving food and clean water to places no one else can reach. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF works with governments, civic leaders, celebrities, corporations, campus groups, churches, teachers and people just like you—anyone willing to help us advocate for the survival and well-being of every child.
We believe in a world where ZERO children die of things we can prevent.
Join UNICEF's Team ZERO!
There are many ways to join UNICEF's humanitarian relief efforts and save kids' lives—here are a few to consider:
- Sign up for email updates to stay on top of the issues affecting the world's children.
- Tell your legislators that you want them to address children's needs.
- Volunteer to take action on behalf of the world's children through education, advocacy and fundraising initiatives.
- Join the Monthly Giving Program to help us deliver humanitarian aid and minimize expenses.