Hurricane Sandy, also known as Superstorm Sandy, stood as the deadliest hurricane of 2012 and one of the most destructive to hit the United States. Learn more about the superstorm’s enduring mark on history and World Vision’s role in supporting affected communities internationally and in the U.S.
The destructive wildfires sweeping through Maui have tragically resulted in loss of life, with a confirmed death toll of 114 people as of Sunday, August 20. The catastrophe has left thousands of Maui residents without homes and caused widespread destruction and damage to several areas of the island. Learn how World Vision is responding to the crisis and how you can support people affected by the disaster.
Two episodes in Pastor Etiel’s childhood could have resulted in his death. Because he miraculously survived both, he dedicated his life to serving people in need as a way to thank God.
At a street church in Hartford, Connecticut, Pastor Bryan Bywater serves people in the community who are experiencing homelessness. World Vision partners with the church and its pastor, providing donated supplies that help meet the community’s spiritual and physical needs.
World Vision’s Global 6K for Water is a one-day event where people around the world walk, run, or roll 6K to equip communities in need with lasting clean water. Every step you take is one they won’t have to.™ Check out what people are saying about how fun and impactful it is to do the Global 6K.
A World Vision employee’s belief in a 9-year-old boy has created changes that continue to ripple in a community in Zambia. His fundraising helped provide the financial support for a community and World Vision to build a clinic furnished with essential equipment to care for people living with HIV and AIDS.
Each spring, people from all over the world participate in World Vision’s Global 6K. Their goal? To raise funds for access to clean water. Learn about how a grandmother and granddaughter have bonded over doing the 6K and fundraising together.
Sammie, a girl from New Jersey, learned at school that many people around the world lack enough food and access to clean water. She wanted to help, and her father found a way through World Vision’s Gift Catalog. With money she raised through a lemonade and cookie stand, she was able to purchase the gift of 10 goats to help equip families to overcome poverty.