Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
Take a look at the impact World Vision is making through our work in the United States by empowering families with food, essential supplies, building materials, school supplies, and responding to disasters.
Jonathan Nez, Navajo Nation president, says the personal protective equipment donations for frontline workers are equipping them to do battle against the monster that is COVID-19, which has invaded their communities.
While progress on ending global poverty and boosting development has slowed or stalled because of the pandemic, we still have many reasons to be hopeful. As we see progress in clean water, mother and child health, advocacy work, and more, we can trust that our sovereign God hasn’t stopped working. Read evidences of God’s mercy to His people with these 11 reasons to have hope in 2021.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a West Virginia family received the blessing of a Fresh Food Box from World Vision and Mountain Heart Community Services. The family has struggled since losing income during the pandemic.
Best-selling author Debbie Macomber has empowered knitters for years through Knit for Kids and World Vision. Now she is encouraging people to sew masks that will be included in World Vision’s Family Emergency Kits, which are distributed to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 struggling with poverty. In 2019, we were able to reach more than 4 million people, including 2.1 million children, through our various U.S. ministries.
COVID-19 poses new challenges to World Vision, but our 37,000 staff and communities worldwide are working together to bring hope to children and families. We’re fighting the secondary effects of the disease — the economic, social, and long-term health impacts.
People around the world are using their time, talents, and treasures to overcome obstacles so they can serve others in the time of COVID-19.