At World Vision, we are called to serve the most vulnerable children and their communities around the world, including right here in the United States. And we do it by providing a way for manufacturers and businesses to share excess resources with people living in poverty. In 2022, we were able to reach more than 3.6 million people through our various U.S. ministries.
In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey, a devastating Category 4 hurricane, struck the Gulf Coast of Texas as one of the most powerful hurricanes in decades. Harvey’s most significant impact was the widespread and prolonged flooding it caused in the Houston, Texas, area. The massive humanitarian response to Hurricane Harvey involved local, state, and federal agencies, as well as World Vision.
Discover important facts about Hurricane Florence, a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 90 mph that made landfall in North Carolina on September 14, 2018. A powerful storm surge and widespread flooding marked its arrival. Learn how World Vision responded to the emergency and discover ways to help children and families impacted by disasters in the U.S.
After Darlington and Maria participated in World Vision’s Biblical Empowered Worldview training, they stopped seeing themselves as worthless and instead began viewing themselves as children of God. This transformed how they could envision and act on their future dreams and goals.
Most people will walk the World Vision Global 6K for Water, and some will run, some will push strollers, and a few athletes will do the 6K while carrying a heavy jerrycan full of water! Whatever you choose, training can be a great family fitness activity.
Here are basic facts and FAQs about Central America migration, how World Vision addresses root causes of poverty there, and how you can help. One program raising promise among vulnerable youth in Central America is Youth Ready. Through this approach, we help young people discover their potential, develop specific career and life skills, establish support networks, build character and confidence, and plan for their future in their communities. This is work is made possible largely through child sponsorship.
Desperate need can be found not only across the ocean but also in our own neighborhoods. One in seven children in the U.S. live in poverty, and that’s why World Vision also works here at home in addition to worldwide. Join us as we pray for U.S. children and families living in poverty.
Children with disabilities face barriers that often hinder them from receiving proper nutrition, humanitarian aid, or other basic services. We believe every child deserves the chance to reach their God-given potential. Join us to pray for children with disabilities.
As the world’s leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision is reaching one new person every 10 seconds with clean water and one new person with handwashing promotion as well. Learn about five examples of our water work around the world.