Lucy Meyer gives to UNICEF because “everyone’s a little bit different.” Today the UNICEF USA
Special Olympics spokesperson and gold medal swimmer helps UNICEF level the playing field for children of all
Former child soldier Ishmael Beah lost everything to war — even the will to survive. “After
that, I thought 'What can I do to help?’” Now a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Beah helps restore the hopes and
dreams of children trapped in conflict.
UNICEF gave to Thai Dang what he needed most — medicine that saved him from malaria when he
was young, and free college tuition. Now, Dang gives to UNICEF so vulnerable children can get the kind of help
he couldn’t have lived without.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to
put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization by
providing health care and immunizations,
safe water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.
UNICEF USA supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States.
Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes, and every child has a safe
and healthy childhood.