Members of Melkadida refugee camp football team wait for the kickoff of the inter-camp game after the official ceremony celebrating the donation of sports kits by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Members of Melkadida refugee camp football team wait for the kickoff of the inter-camp game after the official ceremony celebrating the donation of sports kits by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
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Sports play an important role in the work of UNICEF USA— from fostering community engagement and teaching kids teamwork in the field, to getting kids active and becoming #PLAYlanthropists with UNICEF Kid Power, to creating innovative childhood development programs, and to raising funds and awareness to put children first in emergencies and in all aspects of their lives. 

We are incredibly grateful for our partnerships with the Major League Baseball (MLB)Major League Soccer (MLS)National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), National Hockey League (NHL), PGA and LPGA players, Special Olympics, Team USA Olympians, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and more. Together, we can help build a greater future for every child. 

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