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.
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.
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.
Happy #WorldWaterDay! Let's keep the water flowing. Follow our Huffington Post Instagram takeover with water facts and photos throughout the day, and of course, take the UNICEF Tap Project challenge!
The UNICEF Tap Project takes aim at the world water crisis with a challenge to the American public: put down your phones and save children's lives.
NEW YORK (February 27, 2015) – UNICEF Malawi is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in the southern border areas, where the still highly populated camps for those displaced by the floods are located.
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:
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.