BENEFITING: U.S. Fund for UNICEF
ORGANIZER: U.S. Fund for UNICEF
EVENT DATE: Nov 03, 2013
Specific Cause: Refugee Children from Syria
Deadline: Jan 21st, 2014
This past summer, I had the privilege of assessing mental health needs in these vulnerable populations; there is no doubt that these children need our help. With the Holiday Season approaching, please share in the spirit of giving by donating to this cause. I personally saw the dire needs for health services and I would like to share a few of heart-breaking yet ubiquitous scenes with you.
I've met a 4 y/o boy with cerebral palsy, crying in pain, who hadn't received any treatment or therapy for 2 years…
One day as I was visiting a classroom, a 2nd-grade girl suddenly ducked under her desk, crying and asking for her mom, when a plane flew by…
A 14 y/o teenage girl would choose to walk an hour under the sun to the hotel where she temporarily works as a housekeeper and not take the bus, because she was on one at the time when she experienced a traumatizing event…
In this joy-filled holiday season, please consider donating to this cause.
U.S. Fund for UNICEF wrote -
UNICEF fights for the survival and development of all children, in all situations, all of the time. This relentless conviction has propelled UNICEF to help save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization. We believe in a world where there are ZERO starving children; ZERO exploited children; ZERO children denied an education, and ZERO children deprived of clean water. By joining Team UNICEF, you will help us get closer to a day when every child has a safe and healthy childhood.
To learn more visit www.unicefusa.org.