The Elders Condemn Terror Attack In Manchester

The Elders Condemn Terror Attack In Manchester May 23, 2017

The Elders condemned the terror attack in Manchester and expressed their deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed and injured, and to all the people of the United Kingdom. More
Sir Roger Moore's Charity Legacy

Sir Roger Moore's Charity Legacy May 23, 2017

UNICEF UK today paid tribute to its long-term supporter and Goodwill Ambassador, Sir Roger Moore, who has died at the age of 89. More
Michael Phelps Foundation Helps Families Stay Safer In And Around Pools

Michael Phelps Foundation Helps Families Stay Safer In And Around Pools May 23, 2017

At a poolside press event over the weekend, hosted at a Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign and the Michael Phelps Foundation announced a new partnership focused on addressing a serious public health crisis: child drownings. More
The Elders Urge Italy To Push For Climate Solidarity And Unity At G7 Summit

The Elders Urge Italy To Push For Climate Solidarity And Unity At G7 Summit May 23, 2017

The Elders have written to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to express support for his country’s leadership on climate issues as President of the G7 group of industrialised countries. More
Join Mark Hamill For Lunch In LA

Join Mark Hamill For Lunch In LA May 17, 2017

Here’s your chance to join Mark Hamill – Luke Skywalker himself – for lunch in LA. More
Red Noses Are A Good Exchange

Red Noses Are A Good Exchange May 16, 2017

On May 5th at Leadercast, the largest leadership event and community in the world, people put on Red Noses and helped launch a new Good Exchange. More
Fabletics Announces The Demi Lovato For Fabletics Collaboration In Support Of Girl Up

Fabletics Announces The Demi Lovato For Fabletics Collaboration In Support Of Girl Up May 16, 2017

Fabletics, the innovative activewear brand co-founded by Kate Hudson in 2013, is excited to announce its first-ever collaboration. With the Fabletics mission to empower women by making a healthy, active lifestyle accessible to everyone – regardless of size, shape, age or ability – the new Demi Lovato for Fabletics limited-edition capsule collection reinforces their shared commitment to inclusion, female empowerment and body positivity. More
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Match $1 Million in Red Nose Day Donations Made on Facebook

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Match $1 Million in Red Nose Day Donations Made on Facebook May 15, 2017

Comic Relief, the nonprofit behind Red Nose Day, has announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match up to $1 million in donations to Red Nose Day’s US campaign through Facebook’s range of charitable giving products. More
Priyanka Chopra Meets Child Survivors Of Sexual Violence In Zimbabwe

Priyanka Chopra Meets Child Survivors Of Sexual Violence In Zimbabwe May 9, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for increased awareness and support for child victims of sexual violence. More
Leo Messi Foundation Helps UNICEF Get Syrian Children Back Into The Classroom

Leo Messi Foundation Helps UNICEF Get Syrian Children Back Into The Classroom May 8, 2017

UNICEF has installed 20 new prefabricated classrooms in Tartus, Syria, and rural areas of Damascus, thanks to a generous donation from the Leo Messi Foundation. More
Johnson & Johnson And United Nations Foundation Launch Fifth Annual Global Moms Relay

Johnson & Johnson And United Nations Foundation Launch Fifth Annual Global Moms Relay May 8, 2017

Last week marked the start of the fifth-annual Global Moms Relay, an annual campaign co-created by Johnson & Johnson and the United Nations Foundation to improve the health and wellbeing of families worldwide. More
Will Smith Hosts International Jazz Day 2017 All-Star Global Concert In Cuba

Will Smith Hosts International Jazz Day 2017 All-Star Global Concert In Cuba May 3, 2017

Following thousands of events taking place in over 190 countries, International Jazz Day 2017 culminated in a phenomenal concert streamed worldwide from Havana’s historic Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso. More
Ishmael Beah Helps Give A Voice To Young People Affected By Conflict In Syria

Ishmael Beah Helps Give A Voice To Young People Affected By Conflict In Syria Apr 28, 2017

Ishmael Beah, author, former child soldier and UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War, wrapped up a three-day visit to Jordan this week to help amplify the voices of vulnerable young people affected by the conflict in Syria. More
Yusra Mardini Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Yusra Mardini Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Apr 27, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete Yusra Mardini as a Goodwill Ambassador. More
Wilmer Valderrama To Recognize Team Rubicon On NBC's GIVE

Wilmer Valderrama To Recognize Team Rubicon On NBC's GIVE Apr 21, 2017

Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, will be featured on the April 22nd episode of NBC’s GIVE, which introduces viewers to the world of philanthropy through the stories of small charities making a big impact. More
The Elders Urge G20 Leaders To Take Bold And Decisive Action On Climate Change

The Elders Urge G20 Leaders To Take Bold And Decisive Action On Climate Change Apr 13, 2017

The Elders have called on G20 leaders to take “bold and decisive action” on climate change, specifically regarding climate finance provision and ending fossil fuel subsidies. More
Star Wars: Force For Change Celebrates 40 Years Of Star Wars With Epic Fundraising Event

Star Wars: Force For Change Celebrates 40 Years Of Star Wars With Epic Fundraising Event Apr 12, 2017

Star Wars: Force For Change in collaboration with Omaze will launch the Star Wars “Past, Present and Future” fundraising campaign to benefit UNICEF and Starlight Children's Foundation. More
Harlem Globetrotters To Participate In American Red Cross Giving Day

Harlem Globetrotters To Participate In American Red Cross Giving Day Apr 12, 2017

The Harlem Globetrotters, the most storied sports and entertainment franchise in the world, will bring their talents to a different stage on April 26. More
Zoe Saldana And Rachel Zoe To Take Part In Fifth Annual Moms +SocialGood

Zoe Saldana And Rachel Zoe To Take Part In Fifth Annual Moms +SocialGood Apr 10, 2017

In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of advocates, experts and every day moms and dads will gather on May 4 in New York City to share ideas, exchange best practices and inspire action for a healthy planet and happy families. More
Selena Gomez To Host WE Day California 2017

Selena Gomez To Host WE Day California 2017 Apr 7, 2017

WE Day, an international series of inspiring stadium-sized events, announces the initial list of speakers, performers and presenters attending WE Day California on April 27, 2017 at The “Fabulous” Forum. More
Kristin Davis Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Kristin Davis Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Apr 6, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kristin Davis as its Goodwill Ambassador. More
Moral Outrage, Political Failure: The Elders Deplore New Famines

Moral Outrage, Political Failure: The Elders Deplore New Famines Apr 6, 2017

The Elders expressed their great concern about the famines now threatening South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. This catastrophic situation is a damning symptom of political failure by national leaders and the international community, they said today. More
Shakira Announces Plans To Build Seventh School In Colombia

Shakira Announces Plans To Build Seventh School In Colombia Mar 30, 2017

Multi-platinum global artist and advocate Shakira, Jordi Cardoner – Vice President of FC Barcelona and its Foundation, and Xavier Bertolin, Educational Director of the “La Caixa” Banking Foundation announced today a project to build the Foundation Pies Descalzos's seventh school in Colombia, as part of a joint partnership with the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation and the FC Barcelona Foundation, who have had a partnership in place for the past eight years to promote innovative education based on personal values and competencies. More
Red Nose Day - £73,026,234 Raised So Far

Red Nose Day - £73,026,234 Raised So Far Mar 29, 2017

The current Red Nose Day 2017 total stands at a jaw-dropping £73,026,234 and Comic Relief couldn’t have done it without the great British public coming together and showing, once again, their incredible generosity over the past few weeks. More
Eve Ensler Worries About The Rise Of A Predatory Mindset In America

Eve Ensler Worries About The Rise Of A Predatory Mindset In America Mar 24, 2017

In an interview with Democracy Now this month, Eve Ensler, a playwright, activist and the creator of V-Day, spoke about her worries of the escalation of rape culture and a predatory mindset in the United States, particularly within the country’s new administration. More
Comic Relief And BT Sport Create First Ever Virtual Reality Comedy Sketch

Comic Relief And BT Sport Create First Ever Virtual Reality Comedy Sketch Mar 22, 2017

Comic Relief and BT Sport have teamed up to create the world’s first ever virtual reality 360 degree comedy sketch. More
Martin Bell Visits Refugee Children In Lebanon

Martin Bell Visits Refugee Children In Lebanon Mar 21, 2017

Martin Bell, veteran BBC reporter and UNICEF UK ambassador, visited Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley where he witnessed first-hand the situation for Syrian children trying to rebuild their lives. More
Stars Team Up With Smurfs To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness

Stars Team Up With Smurfs To Celebrate International Day Of Happiness Mar 20, 2017

Demi Lovato, Joe Manganiello and Mandy Patinkin threw their talent behind a United Nations effort to end extreme poverty, address inequality and protect the planet against climate change through the Sustainable Development Goals during the weekend. More
Stars Perform At Tibet House US 30th Anniversary Benefit Gala

Stars Perform At Tibet House US 30th Anniversary Benefit Gala Mar 20, 2017

Last week’s sold-out 30th Anniversary Tibet House US Benefit Concert Celebrating Philip Glass’s 80th Birthday at Carnegie Hall in New York City made for yet another unforgettable evening in the concert’s long history. More
The Elders Welcome UN Secretary-General’s Commitment To Fight Sexual Exploitation

The Elders Welcome UN Secretary-General’s Commitment To Fight Sexual Exploitation Mar 17, 2017

The Elders welcomed the commitment from the new Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres to personally lead efforts to eradicate sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers and civilian staff. More