About UNICEF USA
UNICEF USA is a UNICEF National Committee — an independent, nonprofit, non-governmental organization, and an integral part of UNICEF's global operation. Our mission is to relentlessly pursue an equitable world for every child.
Working in the U.S. to help the world's children
UNICEF USA helps increase UNICEF's global impact through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. We collaborate with governments and corporations, non-profit groups and social enterprises, civic leaders and celebrities, churches and other faith-based organizations, youth groups and campus groups, teachers and students and families — anyone willing to help us advocate for the survival and well-being of every child.
Why support UNICEF USA?
UNICEF USA is included in CharityWatch's list of Top-Rated Charities.
UNICEF USA receives the highest ratings for transparency, accountability and administration from Charity Navigator.
UNICEF USA has been vetted by GlobalGiving, and has achieved Superstar status for demonstrating the highest level of engagement and/or effectiveness over the past year
Of every dollar spent, 84 cents goes toward helping children. UNICEF USA spends about 12 cents on fundraising costs, and just under 4 cents on administration.
UNICEF USA is consistently the top national committee that funds UNICEF's work for children.
Why support UNICEF?
UNICEF operates in over 190 countries and territories with 13,000 dedicated staffers
With nearly eight decades of experience, UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization
UNICEF responds to hundreds of emergencies every year
Operating the largest humanitarian supply warehouse in the world, UNICEF can ship lifesaving items to anywhere within 72 hours
UNICEF’s buying power has lowered the cost of immunization and other health necessities
UNICEF USA LEADERSHIP TEAM
- Michael J. Nyenhuis, CEO and President
UNICEF USA National Board of Directors
- Ewout Steenbergen, Chair
- Bernard Taylor, Sr., Vice Chair
Our regional advisory boards
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- Headquarters: 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
- +1 (800) 367-5437