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National Director
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Laura Blank
Public Relations Senior Manager
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Amy Parodi
Public Relations Senior Manager
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Refugees and migrants arrive by the busloads at the Croatian border, where World Vision and other aid agencies are there to provide relief supplies as the refugees hurry to cross the border. World Vision's relief supplies include bottled water, canned meat, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, diapers, baby food, and toys or balls for the children. PHOTO: World Vision / Laura Reinhardt

Survey: American attitudes toward Syrian refugees

World Vision survey says Americans are ready & willing to help Syrian refugees — they just haven't done it yet.

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This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

The movement to end extreme poverty

This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

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Families displaced by the violence in South Sudan wait on a crowded bus in Juba, hoping to flee to safety. PHOTO: Nhial Wei / World Vision

Crisis in South Sudan: Children's lives at risk!

World Vision urges: Listen to the cries of afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the conflict in South Sudan!

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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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Press Releases & Resources

Jamal/Isaiah Contest
Dec 2, 2016

NBA Players challenge each other to raise donations…of goats

The players are longtime friends and will be competing for the title of G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all Time) that will go to the one who raises the most donations of goats.

holiday season, gift catalog, World Vision, holiday giving, recipes for a dream Christmas
Nov 21, 2016

This holiday season move your children from “gimmee, gimmee” to giving back with World Vision

As the holiday season kicks off this week, Giving Tuesday offers parents the platform to start important conversations with their children about generosity. World Vision is offering ideas that can help.

Children in Zelican camp get to play and draw for the first time in years after escaping the Mosul conflict. PHOTO: World Vision.
Nov 17, 2016

One month on: children from Mosul describe life under ISIL

More than 50,000 people have been displaced by the conflict – almost half are children under 18.

Rosemary poses with a goat that was given to her family through World Vision's gift catalog
Nov 4, 2016

Thirty-One Gifts honors Giving Tuesday with a $2 Million product match to World Vision

Giving Tuesday, Thirty-One Gifts will match donations made to World Vision with a product donation to families in need.

Children at play in Debaga camp, Iraq. Many families housed here fled during the initial violence in Mosul in 2014. PHOTO: World Vision/Chris Weeks.
Nov 2, 2016

Mosul: Children arriving at camps too terrified to speak, say World Vision staff

World Vision has been setting up Child Friendly Spaces to provide safe spaces for children to play and receive psycho-social support in northern Iraq.

Debaga camp in nothern Iraq is home to people who fled the first wave of Mosul fighting in 2014. World Vision is assisting in the camp. PHOTO: World Vision.
Oct 17, 2016

Children ‘will need years of support’ after Mosul offensive

Up to a million people could leave the city, which has been occupied since June 2014. World Vision workng to pre-position supplies of food, clean water and hygiene kits, will set up Child Friendly Spaces for children to find normalcy.