Ben Affleck Honored At Save The Children Illumination Gala

Ben Affleck Honored At Save The Children Illumination Gala Nov 21, 2014

Save the Children – the leading, independent organization for children in need in the United States and around the world – held its 2nd Annual Save the Children Illumination Gala which honored Ben Affleck, The Right Honorable Tony Blair, Austin Hearst, T.J. Maxx, and more. More
Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children

Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children Nov 20, 2014

During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. More
Celebrity Supporters And 16,000 Partners Rally Behind #GivingTuesday

Celebrity Supporters And 16,000 Partners Rally Behind #GivingTuesday Nov 19, 2014

The third annual #GivingTuesday will be celebrated on December 2, and celebrities and partners are rallying behind the growing movement of social giving. More
Scotland And England Unite To Protect Children From Ebola

Scotland And England Unite To Protect Children From Ebola Nov 18, 2014

An urgent television appeal to help protect children in danger from the deadliest ever Ebola outbreak will be broadcast during the Scotland v England international on Tuesday night to raise money for UNICEF's Emergency Ebola Appeal. More
New Sesame Muppet Gives Support To World Toilet Day

New Sesame Muppet Gives Support To World Toilet Day Nov 18, 2014

November 19 is World Toilet Day, a day to raise awareness about all people who do not have access to a toilet – despite the human right to water and sanitation – and a new Sesame Street Muppet is inviting children to help. More
Soccer Aid 2014 Raises Record Breaking £6,525,072 For UNICEF

Soccer Aid 2014 Raises Record Breaking £6,525,072 For UNICEF Nov 17, 2014

UNICEF UK can today announce that Soccer Aid 2014, broadcast on ITV, has raised a final total of £6,525,072 for its vital work to save children’s lives around the world. More
The Elders Ask G20: Get Behind Global Climate Fund

The Elders Ask G20: Get Behind Global Climate Fund Nov 14, 2014

The G20 Heads of State meeting this weekend in Brisbane, Australia, and recent announcements by China and the United States, present excellent opportunities for world leaders to advance global financial measures that are essential to avert catastrophic climate change, The Elders said today. More
Ice-T And Coco Honor Military Dogs

Ice-T And Coco Honor Military Dogs Nov 13, 2014

On Tuesday November 11th, Veteran, Rapper & Television Star Ice-T & his wife Coco joined Veterans Advocate Lois Pope and Robin Ganzert, PhD, President & CEO of the American Humane Association as they honored four-legged military heroes during the 2014 Veterans Day Parade in NYC. More
Project Perpetual Event Raises $5.5 Million For Global Childhood Vaccines

Project Perpetual Event Raises $5.5 Million For Global Childhood Vaccines Nov 13, 2014

On Friday, Project Perpetual hosted its inaugural Dinner & Auction of new works by Contemporary Artist Jeff Koons to help provide children around the world with live-saving vaccines. More
Sting Surprises Guests At Freedom Award Dinner

Sting Surprises Guests At Freedom Award Dinner Nov 10, 2014

The International Rescue Committee hosted its annual Freedom Award Dinner last week, raising more than $4.5 million to support the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world. More
United Nations Foundation Supports Women's Entrepreneurship Day

United Nations Foundation Supports Women's Entrepreneurship Day Nov 7, 2014

The inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. More
United For UNICEF Gala Dinner Raises £210,000

United For UNICEF Gala Dinner Raises £210,000 Nov 6, 2014

Louis van Gaal led the Manchester United first-team and celebrity guests as the 15th annual United for UNICEF Gala Dinner raised a record £210,000 for the world’s leading children’s organisation this week. More
Book Review - John Cleese: So, Anyway...

Book Review - John Cleese: So, Anyway... Nov 6, 2014

When we think of John Cleese, we may think of silly walks, ex parrots or even A Fish Called Wanda. We may ask ourselves who started the war. Or the correct way to make a Waldorf Salad. But John Cleese – that master of comedy and legend of Monty Python, Fawlty Towers and laughter in general – is much more than that. He is also very tall. More
Angelina Jolie Supports UNHCR Campaign To End Statelessness

Angelina Jolie Supports UNHCR Campaign To End Statelessness Nov 4, 2014

The UN refugee agency, with endorsement from high-profile supporters, on Tuesday launched a global campaign aimed at ending the devastating legal limbo of statelessness, which affects millions of people around the world. More
International Rescue Committee To Host Freedom Award Dinner

International Rescue Committee To Host Freedom Award Dinner Nov 4, 2014

The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Freedom Award Dinner to support the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. More
Catt Sadler Emcees Red Cross Heroes Luncheon

Catt Sadler Emcees Red Cross Heroes Luncheon Nov 3, 2014

What does a three legged dog, an LAPD Officer and a UCLA Law School faculty member all have in common? They were the three Citizen Heroes recognized by the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region at the 5th Annual Heroes Luncheon, held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday. More
Celebrities Attend UNICEF UK Halloween Ball

Celebrities Attend UNICEF UK Halloween Ball Nov 3, 2014

Long-standing UNICEF UK Ambassador Jemima Khan joined guests Suki Waterhouse, Tinie Tempah, Hugh Grant, Guy Ritchie, Naughty Boy and Emeli Sande at Unicef UK’s star–studded Halloween Ball on Thursday, raising vital funds to help protect Syria’s children from danger. More
UK Footballers Team Up With UNICEF For One Goal

UK Footballers Team Up With UNICEF For One Goal Oct 31, 2014

The UK’s top football players today take on their most challenging opponent yet as the England Footballer’s Foundation (EFF) team up with UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organisation, in a new four year partnership that will help tackle malaria; a disease that still claims the life of a child every thirty seconds. More
Joanna Lumley Launches Pop-Up Shop For Oxfam

Joanna Lumley Launches Pop-Up Shop For Oxfam Oct 30, 2014

Joanna Lumley was busy at Marks and Spencer at Marble Arch in London this week. More
David Beckham And Robbie Williams Join UNICEF Campaign To Protect Children From Violence

David Beckham And Robbie Williams Join UNICEF Campaign To Protect Children From Violence Oct 27, 2014

International football legend David Beckham and music star Robbie Williams, both longstanding UNICEF Ambassadors, have been photographed demonstrating the need to protect children from danger in a set of images released by Unicef UK on Friday. More
United Nations Foundation Hosts Global Leadership Dinner

United Nations Foundation Hosts Global Leadership Dinner Oct 24, 2014

In recognition of the role individuals, organizations and corporations play in supporting the work of the United Nations to advance global peace and prosperity, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) honored recipients of the 2014 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City Wednesday night. 

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Make A Difference Day Unites Millions of Americans in Volunteerism This Weekend

Make A Difference Day Unites Millions of Americans in Volunteerism This Weekend Oct 24, 2014

Make A Difference Day will take place this Saturday, October 25, in neighborhoods throughout the country, bringing Americans together for the common good. More
UNICEF Masquerade Ball Debuts In Chicago On October 30

UNICEF Masquerade Ball Debuts In Chicago On October 30 Oct 22, 2014

UNICEF's Masquerade Ball, the highly anticipated Halloween fundraiser exclusively held in New York and Los Angeles, will debut at Chicago’s Moonlight Studios on October 30th. More
WITNESS And Peter Gabriel Host 10th Annual Focus For Change Benefit

WITNESS And Peter Gabriel Host 10th Annual Focus For Change Benefit Oct 21, 2014

Human rights organization WITNESS celebrated its Annual Focus For Change Benefit Thursday night at ArtBeam, raising funds to support its programs to train and equip people worldwide using video in their fight for human rights. More
Julia Roberts Honored At GLSEN Respect Awards

Julia Roberts Honored At GLSEN Respect Awards Oct 20, 2014

Julia Roberts and Derek Hough were honored at the GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills on Friday. More
David Beckham Supports UNICEF's Fight Against Ebola

David Beckham Supports UNICEF's Fight Against Ebola Oct 16, 2014

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is supporting our fight against Ebola through a video message to be broadcast across Sierra Leone – one of the worst-affected countries. More
Amanda Peet And Jo Frost Get A Shot, Give A Shot

Amanda Peet And Jo Frost Get A Shot, Give A Shot Oct 13, 2014

Amanda Peet and Jo Frost joined forces last week at the Los Angeles Walgreens Flagship store in Hollywood to support children around the globe through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign. More
Aamir Khan Named UNICEF Ambassador

Aamir Khan Named UNICEF Ambassador Oct 13, 2014

Film actor, director and producer Aamir Khan has been named Ambassador for UNICEF in South Asia. More
Malala Yousafzai Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai Awarded Nobel Peace Prize Oct 12, 2014

The United Nations has lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to two human rights activists, saying the winners had received well-deserved recognition for championing children’s rights around the world. More
Stars Take Early Morning Selfies For UNICEF Syria Appeal

Stars Take Early Morning Selfies For UNICEF Syria Appeal Oct 10, 2014

UNICEF UK Ambassador Jemima Khan has started a new morning selfie trend called #WakeUpCall in support of UNICEF’s work for children in Syria. More