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.
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.
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.
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.