Poverty in the United States is fueled by many causes. Educational, social, political, and emotional challenges all contribute to the condition of need in the world’s wealthiest nation. The symptoms of poverty include hunger, homelessness, unemployment, and despair.
Poverty often spans several generations in families and communities, creating a sense of hopelessness that is difficult to overcome.
World Vision invites you to join us in a number of ways to care for people in need in the United States:
Learn more about volunteer opportunities in the United States.
World Vision is committed to the well-being of children and youth living in poverty in the United States. Our goal is to strengthen the fabric of a community through youth empowerment initiatives and by equipping individuals and local partners with the knowledge and resources needed to help children thrive.
We provide lasting solutions to poverty, strengthening our nation’s communities in greatest need by:
In 2011, World Vision’s work benefited more than 2 million individuals in the United States, more than half of them being children and youth. Your support will help equip even more U.S. children and families to strive for a brighter future.