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Note: This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all World Vision-related media clips ... just a sampling. (World Vision receives more than 3,500 media hits, here in the U.S., during a typical month.)

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Time: Ebola survivor Rick Sacra: Why I'm going back to Liberia in the new year (December 31)
Newsweek: Photos: 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, the Coast, and its people have bounced back (December 25)
The Bellingham Herald: Former Tacomans duck typhoons in their new home in the Philippines (December 24)
The Boston Globe: The peacemakers of 2014 (December 23)
Good Day Sacramento: Buy a goat, save a life (December 23 VIDEO)
Today's TMJ4 Morning Blend: Moving kids from "Gimme Gimme" to "Giving Giving" (December 23 (VIDEO)
Fox News: RetailMeNot's Trae Bodge profiles World Vision Gift Catalog (December 23 VIDEO)
MyFoxLA: World Vision and Harlem Globetrotters (December 18 VIDEO)
Examiner.com: Beauty holiday gift guide 2014 (December 18)
USA Today: Make a difference with these holiday gift ideas (December 17)
Upworthy: Find out the fastest and saddest way to shrink a child's heart. Literally. (December 16 VIDEO)
CBN (Mundo Cristiano / El Mundo): Sudán: Más de 750 mil niños vivirán una Navidad lejos de casa (December 16)
The World Post: How the world's newest country went from hope to horror in one year (December 15 PHOTOS)
HuffPost Live: #WorldBrief with @JoshZipps December 15 (December 15 VIDEO)
The New York Times: U.N., aid groups overstretched by crisis in Congo's mining heartland (December 14)
Huffington Post Impact: Children in South Sudan face another Christmas far from home (December 12)
Reuters: 'Whiplash' typhoon a cruel blow for already poverty-stricken central Philippines (December 9)
Devex: Haiyan lessons put to the test as Philippines battles another typhoon (December 8)
Bloomberg News: Philippines shuts capital, deploys troops as storm kills 21 (December 8 VIDEO)
CNN iReport: World Vision assessing Typhoon Hagupit damage in Tacloban (December 7 SLIDESHOW)
Bloomberg News: Typhoon slams Philippines, threatens recovery from Haiyan (December 7)
CNN iReport: Thousands heed mandatory evacuation in Tacloban on the heels of Tagupit; World Vision distribution starts today (December 7 SLIDESHOW)
The New York Times (Opinionator Blogs): A depression-fighting strategy that could go viral (December 4)
The Christian Post: A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan (December 4)
The Christian Century: Refuge in Uganda (December 3)
Fox and Friends: Globetrotters and goats help families in need (December 2 VIDEO)
News 12 The Bronx: Bronx residents receive goods for Giving Tuesday (December 2)
Relevant Magazine: Watch World Vision's Steve Haas interview Relevant founder Cameron Strang at The Gathering (December 1 VIDEO)
USA Today: Edible gifts that give back (peanut butter for children's health) (December 1)
New York Times Gift Guide: Food, drink, and cooking (Cinnamon box from Vietnam) (December 1)


Religion News Service: Four things HIV can teach us about fighting Ebola (November 26)
King5 New Day Northwest: World Vision and the National Day of Caring on December 2nd (November 25 VIDEO)
Wall Street Journal: U.S. buys up Ebola gear, leaving little for Africa (November 24)
WREG CBS Memphis, TN: World Vision hopes you'll think of others this holiday season (November 24 VIDEO)

MSNBC: For Ebola orphans, survival is just the beginning (November 21)
MarketWatch: Who's the most charitable over the holidays? (November 21 AUDIO)

Christianity Today: Over 25,000 Ebola orphans at risk (November 20)
Parade Magazine's CommunityTable.com: 12 holiday gifts that give back (fairtrade coffee set) (November 17)

Religion News Service: Christian aid groups work to dry Syrian refugees' tears (November 13)
The Wall Street Journal: Biden urges groups to lobby Congress for $6.2 billion in Ebola funds (November 13)
CNN Opinion: Why G20 must prioritize a fair go for growth (November 13 VIDEO)
OnFaith: Why Christian groups lead the biggest relief efforts in the world (November 11)
USA Today: Charitable giving increases as holiday season ramps up (November 11)
CrossWalk: World Vision VP: The longest U.S. war is the war on poverty (November 10)
OnFaith: Are women 'leaning in?' Not at evangelical organizations (Rich Stearns) (November 5)
Devex: An unparalleled opportunity to improve the health of the most vulnerable. Will we take it? (November 3)
Runner's World: Cover contest finalist: Rusty Funk (November 3)


KCTS-9: Seattle becoming 'Command Central' in Ebola fight (VIDEO, October 30)
The Blaze: Christian group battling Ebola reveals plans for ‘burial teams’ to tackle infected corpses (October 25)
Religion News Service: In evangelical nonprofits, women leaders lag behind peers in general market (October 22)

The Daily Journal: These people ran for something bigger than glory (October 13)
Huffington Post Impact: 8 truths about violence against girls. Plus who's fighting it and what you can do (October 11)
USA Today: Aid groups rally to fight Ebola in Africa (October 7)
NBC News: Ebola crisis: How Americans can help (October 1)


Focus on the Family Radio: A vision of Christ among the world's poor, Part 1 and Part 2 (September 29)
CNN: Ebola outbreak: Ways to help (September 26)
Plough Magazine: Plugging the hole in our Gospel (September 25)

The Christian Post: World Vision leader to churches: Fixing poverty isn't simple, stop trying to fix it with 8th grade youth groups (September 16)
King 5 News / New Day Northwest: Bob Rivers' new project: One City, One Cause, One Week (VIDEO, September 15)
Christian Post: What to do when the world is a mess (by Rich Stearns) (September 11)
NRB: NRB members providing emergency relief to thousands fleeing violence in Iraq (September 4)
KOMO News Radio: Tacoma, WA pastor visits northern Iraq (MP3 audio) (September 3)
Relevant Magazine: 5 organizations helping the people of Iraq and Syria (September 3)
The Des Moines (WA) Register: Des Moines rabbi to run Ironman for interfaith cooperation (September 3)


Relevant Magazine: The dire situation facing the displaced in Iraq (August 27)
Entrepreneur Magazine: Support innovation ... buy gifts with true startup spirit this holiday season (August 26)
Christian Post: Churches housing Muslim families fleeing violence in Iraq, says World Vision (August 22)
EWTN News Nightly: Nathaniel Hurd discusses situation of Syrian refugees (starts 12 minutes in to VIDEO) (August 20)
Austin Statesman: In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed (August 18)
RYOT: Watch Zambian children's priceless reactions as they taste clean water for the first time (August 18)
Parade Magazine: Drifting toward hope — A Vietnamese refugee on what it means to be an American (August 9)
King 5 (NBC) News: World Vision not pulling aid workers out of Africa despite Ebola outbreak (August 6)
Time Magazine: Faith leaders on kids at the border: Give us the children (August 4)
Huffington Post: Holy Toledo! No clean water (blog by Rich Stearns) (August 4)
CNN: Children in Gaza sponsored by Christian charity killed (August 1)


On Faith: The solution to the Central American refugee problem is a thriving Central America (blog by Rich Stearns) (July 31)
Huffington Post Politics: Border justice cause brings unlikely religious groups together in defense of migrant children (July 23)
The New York Times: U.S. religious leaders embrace cause of immigrant children (July 23)
Politico: Evangelicals address migrant crisis (July 22)
King 5 (NBC) News: Puget Sound youth lending a hand to immigrant children (July 21)
Huffington Post Religion: Opening our hearts to the little children (blog by Rich Stearns) (July 18)
Fox News Latino: Evangelicals go to Central America to help stem flood of child migrants (July 18)
Miami Herald: U.N. chief makes 'necessary pilgrimmage' to Haiti, meets cholera victims (July 14)
The New York Times: The children of the drug wars (July 11)


Nascar: Furniture Row Racing to support global humanitarian organization (June 23)
Associated Press: Ugandans drum alarms to rescue abducted children (June 22)

Relevant Magazine: What you don't know about refugees (June 20)
Religion News Service: Faith communities on the front line of refugee aid (June 19)


Huffington Post Impact: South Sudan — The risk of becoming a child soldier (May 30)
PBS Newshour: Healing wounds of Rwanda's genocide by reconciling survivor and perpetrator (May 28)
U.S. News & World Report: Famine risk remains for South Sudan, despite new $600 million aid pledge, as rains close roads (May 23)
Associated Press: South Sudan famine risk remains despite $600M pledge (May 23)
CNN iReport: South Sudan — Children in conflict (May 22)
Christianity Today: Ethnic violence kills 10,000 — and it gets even worse in South Sudan (May 21)
CNN iReport: Millions of people's lives at risk in world's newest country (May 19)
PBS/Religion & Ethics Newsweekly: Rwanda genocide — 20 years later (May 16)
Buzzfeed: "Most Likely To Succeed" — World Vision's Class of 2014 slideshow (May 16)
CNN Living: Last-minute gifts for mom that give back (May 9)
ABC 7, Washington DC: Gift a sheep this Mother's Day (May 9)
NBC Raleigh (WNCN): The gift of a sheep or a goat for Mother's Day (May 9)

NBC Today Show: Sheep kids (VIDEO, May 8)
My Fox Detroit (MI): Thank 'Ewe' to Mom on Mother's Day (VIDEO, May 5)
Storify: Millions at risk in South Sudan (May 1)
NBC Portland (KGW): Local charity changes lives with goats, chickens (May 1)


The Today Show: Young woman raises $940K for kids in Africa (VIDEO, April 18)
Huffington Post Impact: Why is the world abandoning South Sudan? (April 17)
U.S. News & World Report: 12 killed in South Sudan when mob attacks UN base; peacekeepers open fire to protect refugees (April 17)
ReliefWeb: No safe place for children as fighting breaks out in new areas of South Sudan (April 16)
Storify: Hope and healing, 20 years after Rwanda's genocide (April 14)
The New York Times: Rwanda genocide: Man and victim now friends (April 6)
CNN iReport: Rwanda today: Unimaginable forgiveness (April 4)
King 5 News: Photojournalist reflects on Rwandan genocide (April 3)
USA Today: Desperate South Sudan refugees eating grass, roots (April 2)
Associated Press: Top UN officials see severe hunger in South Sudan (April 2)


AFP: Generation risks being 'lost forever' in Syria (March 15)
Examiner.com: Children of Syria: The true victims (March 13)
The Spring Observer (Houston, TX): You can be a part of the One Campaign (March 5)
ReliefWeb: Women leaders rise from Haiyan woes (March 5)
Milan (MI) News-Leader: Local youth raise fast for World Vision's 30-Hour Famine (March 5)
Fauquier Times (Warrenton, VA): Experiencing hunger first-hand (March 5)

Imperial Valley (CA) News: Disabled woman a role model (March 3)


Oregon Live: Syrian refugees: Mercy Corps, Medical Teams International, World Vision boost aid as crisis worsens (February 17)
Parade Magazine: Not just for Valentine's Day: Gift ideas (February 14)
Thompson Reuters Foundation: Technology proves its worth in Haiyan response (February 11)
WebWire: As Haiyan response hits 3-month mark, World Vision helps survivors recover, rebuild for long term (February 8)
Devex: Why it's crucial to save before a disaster strikes (February 7)
The Washington Post: Obama highlights religious freedom in National Prayer Breakfast speech (February 6)
Devex: What does the future hold for children in conflict zones? (February 6)
CrossMap: Northern Mali on the brink of a new food crisis (February 4)
CNN: Searches halted in Indonesia after eruptions kill 15 (February 3)
ReliefWeb: Appeal for food aid as thousands face starvation in Kilifi (February 1)
CNN: Volcanic ash smothers part of Indonesia, kills 15 (February 1)


Reuters AlertNet: Northern Mali on the brink of a new food crisis (January 31)
Fox 17 (West Michigan): World Vision, building a better world for children (VIDEO, January 25)
The Democrat-Missourian: Fifth grader collecting cell phones for humanitarian aid cause (January 24)
Huffington Post blog: The Simple Touch: Children of Syria continue to pay the price for conflict (January 23)
Wall Street Journal: Human-rights groups lash out at EU treatment of Syrian refugees (January 22)
Devex: Going to Davos? Our top 5 development topics (January 21)
Fox News: Syria's lost boys -- why the Geneva peace talks represent the future of a generation (January 16)
HGTV FrontDoor: See which home products celebrities loved this holiday season (January 10)
Patheos Blog: Knit-wit and New Year's resolution (January 1)




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