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Press releases listed here have been released within the past two years. More recent releases can be found by clicking here.
DateTitle
08/02/2013President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton see firsthand how clean water saves lives
08/01/2013Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits, say aid agencies
07/24/2013Campaign To Share Clean Drinking Water to launch at 2013 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting
07/19/2013Deep cuts adopted by House appropriators threaten progress on poverty-focused international development
07/17/2013Faith and Giving Coalition to convene on tax reform and charitable deduction
07/15/2013Burden on families hosting Syrian refugees could reach tipping point, new study finds
06/28/2013USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the Dominican Republic
06/20/2013View From the Field: On World Refugee Day, building a home for those forced to leave theirs behind
06/20/2013Durable medical equipment donation enhances care in community health clinics in impoverished rural Appalachia
06/19/2013Number of Syrian refugees set to pass 2 million within weeks
06/19/2013Annual Trafficking in Persons Report shows increase in countries using child soldiers
06/19/2013P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water pioneer joining World Vision
06/18/2013U.S. NGOs support bipartisan food assistance reform amendment to House farm bill
06/18/2013An open letter to Congress: Please support the Royce-Engel Food Aid Amendment
06/18/2013World Vision to provide play therapy for children affected by deadly Oklahoma tornadoes
06/18/2013Question marks over the G8 2013’s progress for children
06/18/2013Geneva peace talks ‘best chance of a future for Syria’s children'
06/17/2013G8 Leaders: Children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer
06/14/2013Children of Syria need peace, not war says World Vision
06/12/2013Millions of ‘nowhere children’ entrapped in labor across Asia – World Vision calls for urgent action
06/12/2013World Vision to quadruple its water and sanitation efforts in rural Africa
06/11/2013G8 NGO briefing on Wednesday, June 12, at 8:45 a.m. EDT
06/08/2013World Vision pledges $1.2 billion to tackle malnutrition
06/08/2013Dynamics introduces World Vision as Charity Experience™ Reward For Dynamics ePlate™ credit card device
06/07/2013Weyerhaeuser sends materials for World Vision’s ongoing rebuilding efforts in Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac communities
06/06/2013World Vision response to Lancet series on nutrition
06/06/2013World Vision sounds the alarm: Funds urgently needed to save lives in Syria
06/05/2013Conflict threatens global nutrition progress, new report warns
06/04/2013‘Let the children of Qusair go free,’ says World Vision
06/04/2013Team World Vision runners head to the movies for June 12 premier of This Water is Beautiful
06/03/2013With ‘extremely active’ hurricane season predicted, World Vision mobilizes thousands of young first responders
06/01/2013World Vision to expand response as another round of deadly weather hits Midwest
05/30/2013Joint statement of child-focused agencies on the post-2015 High-Level Panel report
05/30/2013World Vision statement on the Post-2015 High Level Panel Report
05/28/2013P&G delivers 6-billionth liter of clean drinking water at World Vision-assisted village in Myanmar
05/23/2013120 Chicago JPMorgan Chase employees to build emergency supply kits for Oklahoma tornado survivors Friday
05/23/2013U.S. House of Representatives slashes foreign assistance spending levels
05/22/2013Children reveal horror of working in mines, in new report
05/22/2013World Vision teams move into tornado-struck communities as rescue transitions to recovery
05/21/2013World Vision readying supplies for survivors of deadly Oklahoma tornadoes
05/20/2013World Vision applauds diplomatic efforts between United States and Myanmar
05/16/2013World Vision rushing critical supplies to disaster zone following deadly Texas tornadoes
05/15/2013World Vision prepares communities for Cyclone Mahasen
05/14/2013Food aid alliance thanks Congress for reauthorizing food aid in Farm Bill
05/10/2013Somalia conference in London focuses on protecting women and children
05/06/2013World Vision awarded prestigious Millennium Development Goal Lifetime Achievement Award
05/01/2013Richard Stearns’ new book invites 'Magic Kingdom Christians' to pursue God's Kingdom
04/30/2013World Vision recognizes PMI for their support of under-resourced U.S. communities
04/20/2013World Vision staff delivering hygiene supplies and child-friendly kits to families affected by Sichuan earthquake
04/19/2013World Vision seeks to fill the gap as foreign aid faces government chopping block
04/18/2013Education for girls is crucial to end child marriage but must be part of a broader effort, urge NGOs
04/15/2013Former pastor ‘running for water’ from L.A. to New York
04/10/2013World Vision urges U.S. Government for food aid reform that saves more lives
04/09/2013NGO alliance endorses food assistance reform principles
04/04/2013GreenBridge Computing joins World Vision's Spark a Child’s Digital Future Campaign, commits to multipoint servers for pilot schools in Kenya
04/02/2013Weyerhaeuser National Diaper Drive nets more than 630,000 diapers for babies in need across the U.S.
04/01/2013The Storehouse of World Vision helps three deserving families rebuild homes ahead of the 2013 National Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in New Orleans
03/25/2013Insect Shield launches repellent relief blanket
03/22/2013World Vision urges Senate to protect funding to International Affairs budget
03/21/2013Water4 and World Vision launch initiative to bring sustainable water solutions to over 1 million people over five years
03/15/2013World Vision offers congratulations on the election of Pope Francis
03/07/2013World Vision’s mobile multimedia experience brings the story of a Tanzanian village to Austin, TX
03/06/2013Parents marry off daughters to protect them, says new study
03/06/2013Syrian children suffering disturbing effects of conflict
03/01/2013Congress sends cornerstone human trafficking prevention bill to President Obama
03/01/2013Sequestration cuts will cost lives, warns NGO alliance
03/01/2013charity:water Commits $1 Million to Water Projects with World Vision in Malawi
02/28/2013U.S. House of Representatives renews landmark anti-trafficking law
02/27/2013U.S. NGOs urge Administration and Congress to increase humanitarian funding
02/26/2013Exclusive red carpet premiere of Girl Rising comes to Seattle
02/20/2013World Vision and Coca-Cola dedicate first completed school in phase 2 of Support My School initiative
02/18/2013New study: Social media doing a better job than parents?
02/14/2013World Vision provides emergency supplies to Mississippi
02/12/2013Anti-trafficking coalition applauds Senate passage of Trafficking Victims Protection Act
02/07/2013World Vision working with government, using patrol boats to get supplies to tsunami survivors
02/07/2013U.S. Senate renews landmark anti-trafficking law
02/06/2013At least 100 homes destroyed and water, electricity out in hardest-hit parts of Solomon Islands
02/06/2013The Justice Conference announces debut film fest
02/05/2013World Vision is moving people to higher ground following an 8.0 earthquake and tidal surge impacting the Solomon Islands
02/05/2013Young girls testify to human rights abuses in northern Mali
01/29/2013Girl Rising releases theatrical trailer following film preview at Sundance
01/23/2013World Vision CEO to meet with global business leaders in Davos to encourage new models for tackling a child undernutrition crisis
01/17/2013Fears children are trapped in Mali war zone, says World Vision
01/10/2013Three years later: Taking the next steps toward recovery in Haiti
12/27/2012World Vision welcomes civilian focus of recent Security Council resolution on Mali
12/21/2012NGOs call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali
12/18/2012U.S. Government action plan promises brighter futures for vulnerable children
12/18/2012Last-minute holiday gifts that change lives
12/18/2012Syrian refugee children face long-term risks, new report shows
12/12/2012Anti-trafficking coalition delivers Administration action plan to end human trafficking and modern slavery
12/11/2012World Vision partners with Microsoft, Intel and the British Council to improve digital access in developing countries
12/07/2012World Vision to assist thousands of families affected by typhoon in hard-hit northern Mindanao
12/05/2012Placing limits on charitable tax deductions threaten to shred America’s safety net for the poor, warns World Vision
12/04/2012World Vision dispatches teams to assess damage in wake of Typhoon Bopha
12/03/2012World Vision on alert as Typhoon Bopha heads for Philippines
12/03/2012World Vision applauds USAID’s renewed commitment to resiliency
11/30/2012PEPFAR blueprint headed in the right direction, but U.S. funding cuts could produce roadblock, says World Vision
11/29/2012Military uncertainty in Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to exacerbate humanitarian crisis
11/22/2012World Vision welcomes cease-fire in Gaza Strip
11/21/2012Scotty McCreery turns New York City concert into benefit for Hurricane Sandy survivors
11/20/2012World Vision encourages generosity despite troubling new survey indicating fewer Americans plan to give a charitable gift this year as a holiday present
11/20/2012Serious risk of child soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo as violence erupts, says World Vision
11/19/2012World Vision evacuates staff, warns of mounting humanitarian crisis as violence escalates in the Democratic Republic of Congo
11/16/2012Survey: Americans plan to spend more, give less this holiday season
11/11/2012Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday: 'Giving Tuesday' calls Americans to 'give as good as they get'
11/09/2012Majority of preventable child deaths occur in middle-income countries, new World Vision report shows
11/09/2012InterAction congratulates President Obama, urges bold agenda in second term
11/05/2012World Vision relief teams race to provide cold weather supplies to displaced storm survivors
11/03/2012NYC marathoners regroup this weekend, 'using hands instead of feet' for a good cause
11/02/2012#1 New York Times Bestselling Author wraps kids in warm knits; Partners with World Vision’s Knit for Kids and Vogue Knitting LIVE in Chicago
11/02/2012World Vision distribution teams reach out to survivors in Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath
11/01/2012World Vision assessment teams reach out to victims in Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath
10/31/2012World Vision targets most vulnerable and impoverished communities hit by superstorm
10/31/2012Halloween tips and advice for parents
10/31/2012Statement by World Vision on recent lawsuit over conflict mineral regulation in Dodd-Frank Act
10/30/2012Destruction of relief supplies by Hurricane Sandy creates unexpected challenges for World Vision disaster response teams
10/29/2012World Vision scales up emergency response efforts along East Coast to Hurricane Sandy
10/26/2012World Vision readies national response to Hurricane Sandy
10/25/2012World Vision Gift Catalog Fact Sheet
10/22/2012For this catalog, the top holiday gift isn’t an iPad: It’s a goat
10/22/2012World Vision reforestation project receives Africa’s first ever UN-administered carbon credit
10/22/2012At least three people dead after Marburg virus outbreak confirmed in Uganda
10/19/2012World Vision statement on military interventions in Mali
10/18/2012Live Knit Mob coats goats in knits; knitters wrap Chicago children in warm winter knits
10/17/2012Live Knit Mob coats goats in knits; Knitters wrap Chicago children in warm winter knits
10/12/2012World Vision applauds new groundwork for peace in Philippines
10/08/2012Announcements at the Global Citizen Festival total more than $1.3 billion in commitments toward ending extreme poverty
10/08/2012World Vision announces $14.5 million commitment for child and maternal health at the Global Citizen Festival
10/04/2012Team World Vision sets pace for Chicago Marathon more than 1,600 expected to run part of $1.6 million fundraising campaign
10/02/2012Global premiere of Half the Sky Movement documentary to air on PBS October 1 and 2
10/02/2012Statement by World Vision on White House announcement about Child Soldiers Prevention Act
09/26/2012World Vision highlighted at Clinton Global Initiative for providing clean drinking water in West Africa with P&G water purification packets
09/25/2012Human rights coalition applauds new White House initiatives to combat modern slavery and human trafficking
09/20/2012Persistent failure to tackle malnutrition putting millions of children at risk
09/18/2012Lasting peace in Democratic Republic of Congo
09/17/2012Royal couple learns about hardship and hope in Solomon Islands
09/13/2012Will and Kate to learn about poverty in the Pacific during Royal tour
09/07/2012On International Literacy Day, World Vision joins USAID, AusAID to announce winners of international literacy competition
09/06/2012On International Literacy Day, World Vision joins USAID, AusAID to announce winners of international literacy competition
09/06/2012World Vision appeals for more support for Hurricane Isaac survivors in USA
09/05/2012World Vision responds to Sierra Leone's worst cholera outbreak in more than a decade
09/04/2012Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys to Perform Global Festival 2012 on the Great Lawn in Central Park
08/31/2012World Vision emergency teams on standby to respond to 7.6 quake in Philippines
08/29/2012World Vision remembers & responds: How Hurricane Katrina became the ‘game-changer’ for today’s hurricane responses
08/28/2012World Vision readies multi-state Isaac disaster response
08/23/2012World Vision on alert as Tropical Storm Isaac threatens Haiti, Dominican Republic
08/20/2012Thousands rally across country for call-in day, urging Congress to end human trafficking
08/20/2012World Vision warns of a crisis in the classroom as millions of families struggle to afford school supplies
08/17/2012World Vision joins World Humanitarian Day campaign: 'Do something good, somewhere, for someone else'
08/16/2012Local group invites community to hands-on volunteerism and giving back project this Saturday
08/09/2012World Vision partners with Six Flags America to provide school supplies
08/08/2012World Vision begins food distribution to 1,000 families affected by flooding in Manila
08/07/2012U.S. Olympian Lopez Lomong prepares for the race of his life on Wednesday
08/07/2012Philippines: Massive floods inundate Manila
08/04/2012World Vision prepares disaster response to Oklahoma wildfires
07/26/2012Knitting graffiti to “Cover the Glove” at Safeco Field; create blankets to wrap chilly kids with hope
07/24/2012‘Worrying signs’ children are fleeing DRC to avoid forced recruitment by armed groups, says World Vision
07/23/2012World Vision's prestigious Korea Children's Choir begins 2012 U.S. tour
07/23/2012Church, NGO leaders co-host summit on role of faith in global health, AIDS
07/19/2012One year after UN declares famine in Somalia, refugee camps full to bursting
07/17/2012Goal to achieve an AIDS-Free Generation at risk due to lack of strategic plan and funding slump, warns World Vision
07/17/2012Millions in West Africa now living through permanent food crises, aid agencies say
07/13/2012One year on in Horn of Africa crisis, development partners search for new ways to solve challenges
07/06/2012World Vision finalizes preparations for hurricane season in Haiti, voices concern for most vulnerable
07/05/2012World Vision deploys emergency relief teams to help families stranded by “worst flooding in a decade"
06/29/20122012 U.S. Olympian Lopez Lomong headed to London for Summer Games
06/27/2012Myanmar takes significant step to keep children out of the armed forces
06/27/2012World Vision assists survivors in Ugandan landslides
06/22/2012Rio+20 outcome fails to address urgent child health and poverty needs
06/21/2012U.S. Water Partnership launched to address global water challenges
06/19/2012Annual trafficking report shows significant improvements, millions still left vulnerable
06/19/2012World Vision celebrates Senate Foreign Relations Committee passage of Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act, urges House to act
06/19/2012Our voice matters, Brazilian youth tell leaders in Rio
06/19/2012World Vision says G20 finally puts nutrition on its plate but fast delivery needed for vulnerable children
06/18/2012Three priorities for addressing the Sahel food crisis and investing in resilience
06/18/2012World Vision response to AgResults announcement from Australia, Canada, Italy, UK, US and Gates Foundation
06/18/2012Mexico grows when a child is well-nourished
06/17/2012G20 Summit: World Vision welcomes B20 action to improve food security and nutrition, but needs clear plan
06/17/2012Press briefing: NGOs offer perspective on G20
06/16/2012G20 Summit: World Vision concerned stunted economies will again overshadow stunted children
06/11/2012Media advisory: Coalition of NGOs invites journalists to pre-G20 briefing
06/11/2012World Vision partners with new Facebook game 'Grumpy Goats' to provide real goats to impoverished families worldwide
06/07/2012Media advisory: G20 NGO briefing on Tuesday, June 12, 10:00 a.m. EDT
06/07/2012World Vision and Coca-Cola India partner to provide basic amenities in semi-urban and rural Schools in India
06/04/2012The perfect alternative holiday gift is an easy trivia question
05/29/2012World Vision prepositions relief supplies along the Gulf Coast for start of Atlantic hurricane season
05/25/2012G8 Summit: Accountability report improves on transparency but falls short on timeliness
05/25/2012World Vision recognizes Kohler Co. for its support of under-resourced U.S. communities
05/25/2012NGOs welcome Senate leadership in international humanitarian funding
05/19/2012G8 Summit took strong steps toward improving food security and nutrition but 'more still must be done'
05/18/2012NGOs react to Obama's announcement on food security
05/18/2012New food initiative a 'significant step' but must be followed by strong action
05/17/2012NGO reaction to Obama announcement
05/17/2012World leaders convene to address global crisis of child malnutrition
05/15/2012Chase, World Vision and Partnership for Los Angeles Schools distribute 700 loaded backpacks at Sunrise Elementary in Boyle Heights
05/03/2012U.S. Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall prepares for Summer Olympic Games
05/02/2012NY Times bestselling author directs Random House donation to World Vision’s work in low-income schools in Seattle and NYC
04/30/2012World Vision advocates launch global campaign urging world leaders to 'Build #HungerFree World'
04/26/2012Humanitarian NGOs concerned over proposed 9% cut to key poverty-focused accounts
04/26/2012New study -- Almost one in three moms confess: 'I often pretend to like Mother’s Day gifts'
04/26/2012Taylor verdict a chance for survivors to move forward, says World Vision
04/25/2012World Vision evacuates Bentiu, South Sudan as conflict heightens
04/24/2012World Vision competition produces disaster relief shelter designs



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