CALL FOR ENTRIES: ANNUAL PIER 1 IMPORTS®/UNICEF GREETING CARD CONTEST NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 2015 HOLIDAY SEASON

NEW YORK, NY (November 3, 2014) – From November 1—24, 2014, the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest invites children in the United States ages 14 and under to submit their original artwork for the chance at becoming the winning artist for the 2015 holiday season.  A beloved annual tradition, the design chosen from thousands of entries will be reproduced as an official UNICEF holiday greeting card for 2015 and sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and on Pier1.com.

The IKEA Soft Toys for Education campaign returns; it’s already improved the lives of 11 million children

Conshohocken, PA (November 3, 2014) – The IKEA Soft Toys for Education campaign, a good cause partnership between the IKEA Foundation, UNICEF and Save the Children, was first launched eleven years ago. The idea is simple; for every Soft Toy or children’s book sold from November 9, 2014 - January 3, 2015, the IKEA Foundation donates

1 euro (approximately $1.30)* to UNICEF and Save the Children for children’s education projects.

Ebola: A Survivor's Mission to Help Others

Jo Dunlop is a UNICEF consultant based in Sierra Leone.

When I first met Alhassan Kemokai in early August, he had just overcome a 12-day battle with Ebola.

Alhassan was beaming that day. Bounding out of the Ebola treatment ward at Kenema Hospital, Sierra Leone, the 34-year-old father was met by a rowdy chorus of cheers and singing. Standing in front of a small crowd of family, friends and local media, Alhassan announced: “to see myself out [of the Ebola ward], I’m very excited. I’m very happy.”

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF at 30,000+ feet on American Airlines

Did you know that you can Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF on American Airlines international flights this October? For the sixth consecutive Halloween, UNICEF’s Change for Good program on American Airlines will join forces with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s longest running campaign, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, which gives kids and adults the power to improve children’s lives around the world.

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