NEW YORK (July 16, 2015) – Special Olympics and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF are proud to announce the appointment of 16-year-old Lucy Meyer as the spokesperson for a special partnership between Special Olympics and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help generate visibility and raise resources for programs that benefit children with disabilities around the world.
Thank you for wanting to share your volunteer stories with us! We are excited to highlight your great support. By telling us about your experience, you will inspire fellow US Fund for UNICEF volunteers to learn more about UNICEF’s work and to take meaningful action in their own communities.
New York (July 15, 2015) – This holiday season, UNICEF is asking shoppers to put children first by purchasing gifts that help save and protect children around the world. Through a unique offering of gifts that give back and handcrafted items from UNICEF Market, gift-givers will help to support artisans in countries where UNICEF works and help children around the world.
Fifteen Classrooms will win $500 worth of Scholastic books!
When you Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF this Halloween, you could win a library of Scholastic books; enriching your classroom and bringing the world to your students!
NEW YORK (July 10, 2015) – Dwindling supplies of safe drinking water during Syria’s scorching summer months are exposing children to the threat of water-borne diseases, UNICEF warns.
Since the beginning of the year, Syria has reported 105,886 cases of acute diarrhoea. There has also been a sharp increase of Hepatitis A cases with a record 1,700 cases reported in one week alone last February.
NEW YORK (July 10, 2015) – With health services across Yemen disintegrating under the impact of a brutal conflict, UNICEF and its partners are stepping up nutrition screening, vaccinations and other life-saving interventions for millions of children caught up in the ongoing crisis.