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.
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.
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Support groups for survivors
A 34-year-old father’s brush with Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Celebrating World Polio Day
UNICEF and partners are focused on the goal: eradicating polio by 2018.
High hopes and drivers’ licenses
A UNICEF education specialist in Afghanistan reflects on progress made for girls.
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.”
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.
Best of the UNICEF blogs
How a 14-year-old girl in Sierra Leone survived Ebola.
How to talk to your kids about Ebola
Scared? Confused? Misinformed? Five ways to explain the epidemic.
VIDEO: Helping people protect themselves from Ebola
In the field with UNICEF Liberia’s Adolphus Scott and Hawa Page.
The world is closer than ever to eradicating polio. India was officially declared polio free this year—a major achievement in global public health.