The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust children everywhere into a new world of uncertainty, with loss of loved ones, shuttered schools, and isolation from friends, family members, and community. World Vision has been working to limit the spread of COVID-19; reduce its impact; and ensure children, families, and communities get the resources and support they need most.
A series of deadly tornadoes devastated more than 200 miles of the U.S. Midwest and South on December 10, 2021, affecting hundreds of thousands in at least six states. Learn more about the tornadoes and what World Vision is doing to help affected families.
By air, land, and sea, World Vision is racing to deliver emergency food supplies across East Africa for families in need.
A child sponsor through World Vision since 1962, Annice Whatley has devoted her life to making the world more just for children in need.
Seven-year-old Rooney Weidemann of Montana is dedicated to sending hope to families in need by gifting animals through the World Vision Gift Catalog.
Ten-year-old Blakeleigh Snell’s gifts given through the World Vision Gift Catalog help empower children and families to lift themselves out of poverty. “It feels really good to know that I’m helping someone,” Blakeleigh says.
The threat of another volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, one of the world’s most active and dangerous volcanoes, is forcing tens of thousands of people to flee from Goma in the eastern DRC. Learn what World Vision is doing to help people affected by the volcano.