Hope is the gift on every child’s wish list.
In fact, it’s the most important gift you can give.
Giving a child hope tells them “The world is with you."
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Why Give
Lucy Meyer's Story
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 abilities.
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Ishmael Beah's Story
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.
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Thai Dang's Story
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.
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The 7 Gifts of Hope
THE GIFT OF
Education
Help children achieve
their full potential.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Nutrition
Help children grow
healthy and strong.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Health
Help children avoid
preventable illnesses.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Water
Provide safe water
for drinking and washing.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Relief
Bring children back
after a crisis.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Joy
Help children
enjoy childhood.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Voice
Ensure every child
is heard.
With Help from:
The 7 Gifts of Hope
THE GIFT OF
Education
Help children achieve
their full potential.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Nutrition
Help children grow
healthy and strong.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Health
Help children avoid
preventable illnesses.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Water
Provide safe water
for drinking and washing.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Relief
Bring children back
after a crisis.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Joy
Help children
enjoy childhood.
With Help from:
THE GIFT OF
Voice
Ensure every child
is heard.
With Help from:
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Gifts that help artists
and protect children.
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message of hope with Minted.
Inspired Gifts
Donate a lifesaving item
to a grateful child.
What is UNICEF USA?
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.
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