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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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Feeding hungry families right here in the United States
October 9, 2014

Feeding hungry families right here in the United States

World Food Day, October 16, shines a spotlight on the problem of food insecurity all across the globe. But hunger is also a problem right here in America as families...

NBA’s Isaiah Thomas delivers books to hometown children at World Vision distribution
June 17, 2014

NBA’s Isaiah Thomas delivers books to hometown children at World Vision distribution

Isaiah Thomas may be known for his skills on the basketball court as a point guard for the Sacramento Kings — but he has a heart for children in need in his hometown...

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes
July 11, 2013

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes

As children across the United States prepare to return to school in the next month, residents of tornado-slammed Moore, Okla., have an additional burden to bear....

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes
May 16, 2013

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes

World Vision is deploying disaster relief supplies to families devastated by the severe storm outbreak in North Texas.

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope
April 29, 2013

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope

When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the American Northeast last October, millions were left without power or basic supplies in its aftermath. Celeste Grimes of New...

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love
April 3, 2013

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love

Six months after seeing the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy on television, 8-year-old Ella was compelled to respond to the needs of children and families...

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months
January 16, 2013

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months

Even here in the United States, the winter months can be the most difficult for families living in poverty, like the Cutrights in West Virginia. Warm clothing and other...

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue
November 20, 2012

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue

In partnership with local churches, World Vision is assisting children and families still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game
October 17, 2012

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game

Hunger isn’t just a problem overseas. In communities like Immokalee, Florida, poverty leaves American families unable to provide the food their children need to stay...