Published: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:05:38 PST
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:13 PST
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:40 PSTAs National Back to School month begins to come to a close, World Vision teams across the country are warning that millions of children will go back to school without basic supplies due to the weak economy and an 8.3 percent national unemployment rate. World Vision reaches out to get supplies to the students and teachers who need them.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 13:01 PST
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:32 PSTOn August 18, 2012, World Vision brings together local churches, community members and volunteers to host a day of hands-on giving back. Guest author Katie Smith Milway will be reading to event attendees from her new book “Mimi’s Village,” which shows the complete transformation of an African village by basic health care interventions. Two thousand Health Caregiver Kits will be assembled by volunteers at this event.
Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:24 PSTWorld Vision is pleased to announce its partnership with Six Flags America for a “Back to School Supply Drive” that will benefit at-risk students in Prince Georges County, Maryland and Washington D.C.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:32 PSTFlooding in the Philappines displaces hundreds of thousands of people. World Vision teams will distribute ready-to-eat food kits to approximately 1,000 families in Manila and in the city of Malabon.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:53 PSTAs he prepares for his Olympic Summer Games qualifying heat on Wednesday, August 8 in the men’s 5,000 meter, former Sudan Lost Boy Lopez Lomong is also focused on children living in poverty back home in South Sudan. After London, whether he medals or not, the U.S. Olympian is hoping to return to Africa. The trip, tentatively scheduled for January, 2013, is part of long-term partnership between Lomong’s non-profit, 4SouthSudan, and Team World Vision, a program sponsored by international Christian charity World Vision,
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 07:21 PSTA mass evacuation is under way in parts of the Philippines as torrential rain and floods threaten to engulf the capital city, Manila. World Vision is poised to respond as hundreds of thousands leave their homes in what could be the city’s worst inundation since Tropical Storm Ketsana struck three years ago, leaving the whole city and nearby provinces underwater
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 12:49 PSTAt World Vision's domestic disaster headquarters in North Texas, pre-positioned supplies are being prepared for immediate delivery to survivors of sweeping wildfires in Oklahoma, including food, toiletries and clothing.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:29 PSTPort Orchard’s own celeb author and knitter Debbie Macomber is teaming up with World Vision’s Knit for Kids, a nationwide family of volunteer knitters who create clothing items and blankets for children in need in the U.S. and around the world.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:31 PSTThousands of children fleeing a recent upsurge in violence in eastern DRC are at risk of being forcibly recruited into armed groups, said World Vision today.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:11 PSTFounded in 1960, World Vision’s longstanding tradition continues changing lives through songs. 30 children aim to bring message of hope to voiceless children around the world
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:02 PSTAs AIDS experts from around the world gather in Washington, D.C. for the XIX International AIDS Conference, four organizations are co-hosting “The Summit on the Role of the Christian Faith in Community in Global Heath and HIV/AIDS” at Georgetown University. The event will include discussion with individuals who have hands-on experience and are high-level leaders in the U.S. government about the important role of the faith community in global health and in combating HIV/AIDS.
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:40 PSTA year on from famine in Somalia, the food situation has improved, but for millions of Somali children, survival is still a daily struggle. Around one million people are living outside of their country’s borders and another 1.36 million are internally displaced. Many have sought refuge in camps in neighboring countries, taxing an already challenging living situation.
Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:01 PSTIn order to sustain the significant progress made to reach goals for zero new HIV infections and an AIDS-Free Generation, the US must develop an actionable strategy for meeting the goals and get HIV and AIDS funding back on track.