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World Vision's media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with:

 
  • information
  • story ideas
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  • photos
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  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice

 

Johnny Cruz
National Director
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Laura Blank
International News Director
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Amy Parodi
Media Relations Director
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Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

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Syrian refugee Fatima, 8, with her father and younger brother Hakim. The family left Syria for Lebanon after their home was hit by rockets. Some members of the family have lost their lives in the conflict. PHOTO: Alexander Whittle / World Vision

Syrian children desperately need our protection

1.5 million children have already fled Syria, but more than half that number remain, and are directly threatened by violence.

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Medical supplies, destined to assist in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, await loading on a Boeing 747-400 flight that departed New York on Monday, September 22.  ©2014 Marilynn K. Yee / Genesis Photos.

Fighting Ebola in West Africa

World Vision, McKesson, and other donors have prepared a massive shipment of medical supplies to support Sierra Leone health workers.

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This Christmas, spend once and give twice, through the World Vision Gift Catalog

This Christmas, spend once and give twice

The World Vision Gift Catalog provides 100+ presents with a purpose.

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Press Releases & Resources

 Sedra, 7, with her friend. The two children live at Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp, set up to accommodate the flow of Syrians fleeing violence in their homeland.
Jan 7, 2014

Urgent call to prevent lost generation of Syrian children

Urgent call to prevent lost generation in Syria Crisis.

Jan 1, 2014

Child Soldiers

Around the world, an estimated 250,000 children—some as young as 7—are involved in armed conflicts. Children are exploited in state-run armies, paramilitaries, and rebel groups. Coerced, enticed or abducted, these children serve as combatants, porters, spies, human mine detectors and sex slaves; their health and lives are endangered and their childhoods are sacrificed.

Give a gift through the 2013 World Vision Gift Catalog
Dec 26, 2013

Year-End Giving: 3 Simple Steps to Choosing a Charity

In the rush to get donations in before midnight on December 31, choosing a charity can seem time-consuming. Here are three simple steps to help you choose a responsible charity that aligns with your passions and maximizes your contribution in time for a tax break.

World Vision water
Dec 20, 2013

charity: water raises $2M for World Vision water projects in Malawi

The funds will enable World Vision to provide 187 wells, bringing clean water to more than 52,000 people in some of the toughest places to reach in rural Malawi.

Harlem Globetrotters in Honduras
Dec 19, 2013

Harlem Globetrotters begin 88th season, launch national partnership with World Vision

The Harlem Globetrotters are partnering with World Vision to give its fans the opportunity to support World Vision’s mission while enjoying the Globetrotters’ beloved brand of family entertainment.

Dec 17, 2013

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts with Lifelong Impact

In its 18th year, the World Vision Gift Catalog offers shoppers simple click-print-and-give options that truly make a difference – gifts that aid those in need and can change a life for a lifetime.

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