Kids Rockin' for Kids to #StopEbola

The Elmhurst School of Rock, a youth band with musicians from preschool to high school, channeled the soul singers and musicians of the 1970's to perform a rousing rendition of the Motown classic "I Will Survive". The crowd, a mix of families and young people from various Chicago suburbs, sang along to the chorus that could not be more relevant to the event. These kids were rocking for kids in West Africa and claiming survival for the tens of thousands of Ebola-affected children enduring the epidemic.  

CONSORTIUM OF FAITH-BASED LEADERS RAISED OVER $100,000 DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH FOR UNICEF’S EFFORTS TO HELP STOP EBOLA IN WEST AFRICA

NEW YORK, NY (March 6, 2015) - On February 27, 2015 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, noted faith-based leaders from the area and key officials from the U.S. Fund for UNICEF closed out their first-ever Black History Month campaign, I AM #STOPPINGEBOLA, which raised over $100,000. The funds will support the purchase of over 2,350 hygiene kits that will be distributed in Liberia by UNICEF to help control the spread of Ebola.

Giorgio Armani Fragrances Launches a Sixth Year of “Acqua for Life”

Thank you, Giorgio Armani Fragrances! We are thrilled to welcome back six-year partner Giorgio Armani Fragrances as national supporter of the UNICEF Tap Project, our nationwide campaign that helps provide the world’s children with access to safe, clean water.  Now in its sixth year, the company has donated more than $2.3 million to help provide water, sanitation, and hygiene to vulnerable children around the world.

U.S. Fund for UNICEF Partners with IMUNA Conferences

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is proud to call the International Model United Nations Association (IMUNA) a new partner organization. Over the course of the last year, UNICEF has built relationships with each of the 3 IMUNA conferences. We had the opportunity to speak with each conference’s secretariat, and the positive feedback we received was incredibly encouraging. Here’s a first look at the projects UNICEF and IMUNA have been working on together:

Life Underground: Ukraine's Child Crisis

More than a year after Ukraine’s descent into civil unrest, the country's eastern region is now a violent conflict zone. The government has cut public services in areas controlled by rebel forces. Access to trapped civilians is hampered by indiscriminate shelling. The region’s children face a growing humanitarian crisis.

UNICEF is asking for $32 million to help children caught in this crisis.

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