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As COVID-19 cases rise with school closures and restrictions increasing across the nation, church leaders and school officials are partnering with World Vision in its distribution of life-sustaining supplies, including food, personal hygiene, and clean water, to food-insecure families in the Puget Sound.
Try this recipe for savory cheese pastries, which are helping nourish 30,000 Syrian child refugees in Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan.
In Wisconsin, residents of two assisted-living centers share a deep appreciation for goats and the benefits they bring to families in need more than half a world away. For the last two years, they’ve gathered their 25-cent bingo wins and $1 personal donations to gift 98 goats by contributing $9,270.
Nine-year-old Joey Johnson believes that gifts given through the World Vision Gift Catalog help lift children and their families out of poverty.