NEW YORK, NY (November 4, 2015) – From November 1–25, 2015, the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF Greeting Card Contest invites children in the United States ages 14 and under to submit their original artwork for the chance at becoming the winning artist for the 2016 holiday season. A beloved annual tradition, the design chosen from thousands of entries will be reproduced as an official UNICEF holiday greeting card for 2016 and sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores nationwide and on Pier1.com.
New York (November 3, 2015) – The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is encouraging holiday shoppers to put children first by giving gifts that save lives this holiday season. The newest offering is the UNICEF Kid Power Band, which gives kids the power to get active and save lives. By getting active with the world’s first wearable-for-good™, kids go on missions to learn about new cultures and earn points.
Zineb Alfath is a junior at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, where she served as the President of the UNICEF Campus Club and now serves on the UNICEF Campus Initiative National Council.
Human trafficking has been reported in every U.S. state. That’s why we are heading into our second year of Shut Out Trafficking and travelling across the country to mobilize college campuses to take action against trafficking.
NEW YORK (October 30, 2015) – The staggered start of the academic year in Iraq concludes this week with close to two million children nationwide out of school. An additional 1.2 million children are at risk of dropping out.
Claire’s brought the magic and creativity of their Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign to New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood on Saturday, October 24 with a fun and philanthropic event at the Soho Grand Hotel. Children of all ages were treated to music, face-painting, Halloween treats and the opportunity to design their own Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF box at the event to kickstart their fundraising efforts. Guests were encouraged to show their Halloween spirit by coming dressed in their own costume, or picking up a Claire’s accessory and posing for photographs.
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