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Note: This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all World Vision-related media clips ... just a recent sampling.

King5 New Day Northwest  

World Vision and the National Day of Caring on December 2nd (VIDEO)
November 25, 2014

World Vision's Carrie Swanson shares with Margaret Larson how the Gift Catalog's partnership with 31Gifts will create hope for families worldwide on Giving Tuesday.

The Wall Street Journal  

U.S. buys up Ebola gear, leaving little for Africa
November 24, 2014

Protective suits were running low in Sierra Leone this month, when World Vision decided to ship some over. The charity turned to American medical-wear suppliers, which came back with bad news: The suits needed to treat Ebola are running low in America, too.

MSNBC  

For Ebola orphans, survival is just the beginning
November 21, 2014

“As we’ve seen Ebola progress and change over the past few months, what we’re starting to realize is that there are a really high number of children left orphaned,” said Kristen Barredo, a World Vision program officer working on the Ebola crisis.

Christianity Today  

Over 25,000 Ebola orphans at risk
November 10, 2014

As a sign of solidarity in the fight against Ebola, Christian pastors and Muslim imams in Sierra Leone are coordinating outreach in surprising ways. World Vision has assisted by using a program called Channels of Hope, which they used successfully in HIV/Aids outreach with thousands of religious leaders.

Religion News Service  

Christian aid groups work to dry Syrian refugees' tears
November 13, 2014

Jonathan Merritt: "I was invited to visit refugee settlements in Lebanon and Jordan by World Vision, a worldwide Christian humanitarian organization focused on poverty and injustice. In these dwellings, I encountered stories of human suffering for which I was not prepared."

On Faith  

Are women 'leaning in?' Not at evangelical organizations (Rich Stearns)
November 5, 2014

A new study shows that in evangelical ministries, women are represented in leadership at half the national rate. It is because God created men and women equally, yet uniquely, that we need women to be fairly represented in the leadership of Christian organizations.

Runners World  

Cover contest finalist: Rusty Funk
November 3, 2014

"I have an incredible passion to see newbies experience transformation," says Rusty Funk, a Team World Vision runner who helped 1,000 first-time marathoners cross the finish line of the Chicago Marathon last year.

KCTS 9  

Seattle becoming 'Command Central' in Ebola fight (VIDEO)
October 30, 2014

"The world looks to Seattle when things get bad." This video shows how World Vision and other organizations in the Pacific Northwest are making a difference in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

The Blaze  

Christian group battling Ebola reveals plans for ‘burial teams’ to tackle infected corpses
October 25, 2014

World Vision is among the many humanitarian aid groups fervently working to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa. Using relationships built through an extensive network of churches cultivated over the past two decades, the Christian humanitarian organization is educating Africans about the dangers of Ebola and providing personal protective equipment to health care workers. But they are also working on a plan to recruit, train and organize burial teams to handle infected corpses.

The Daily Journal  

These people ran for something bigger than glory
October 13, 2014

About 40 Olivet Nazarene University students ran the Chicago Half Marathon in September. Their goal was to raise money for people who need access to clean water. It takes $50 to give clean water to one person for life. So far, the group has raised $6 million, which gives nearly 120,000 people clean water.

Huffington Post Impact  

8 truths about violence against girls. Plus who's fighting it and what you can do
October 11, 2014

According to a World Vision study released last year, 13.5 million girls have been married before they turned 18. Girls who are subjected to early marriage are more likely to experience domestic violence, forced sexual relations, poor reproductive health, and lower levels of education. World Vision, a humanitarian organization that helps underserved kids lead fulfilling and healthy lives, is working to stem child marriage and educate girls.

USA Today  

Aid groups rally to fight Ebola in Africa
October 7, 2014

As the Ebola crisis intensifies in West Africa, aid groups such as World Vision are increasing their help to disease-stricken countries.

 

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