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Note: This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all World Vision-related media clips ... just a recent sampling.

KCTS 9  

Seattle becoming 'Command Central' in Ebola fight (VIDEO)
October 30, 2014

"The world looks to Seattle when things get bad." This video shows how World Vision and other organizations in the Pacific Northwest are making a difference in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

The Blaze  

Christian group battling Ebola reveals plans for ‘burial teams’ to tackle infected corpses
October 25, 2014

World Vision is among the many humanitarian aid groups fervently working to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa. Using relationships built through an extensive network of churches cultivated over the past two decades, the Christian humanitarian organization is educating Africans about the dangers of Ebola and providing personal protective equipment to health care workers. But they are also working on a plan to recruit, train and organize burial teams to handle infected corpses.

The Daily Journal  

These people ran for something bigger than glory
October 13, 2014

About 40 Olivet Nazarene University students ran the Chicago Half Marathon in September. Their goal was to raise money for people who need access to clean water. It takes $50 to give clean water to one person for life. So far, the group has raised $6 million, which gives nearly 120,000 people clean water.

Huffington Post Impact  

8 truths about violence against girls. Plus who's fighting it and what you can do
October 11, 2014

According to a World Vision study released last year, 13.5 million girls have been married before they turned 18. Girls who are subjected to early marriage are more likely to experience domestic violence, forced sexual relations, poor reproductive health, and lower levels of education. World Vision, a humanitarian organization that helps underserved kids lead fulfilling and healthy lives, is working to stem child marriage and educate girls.

USA Today  

Aid groups rally to fight Ebola in Africa
October 7, 2014

As the Ebola crisis intensifies in West Africa, aid groups such as World Vision are increasing their help to disease-stricken countries.

Focus on the Family  

A vision of Christ among the world's poor, Part 1 and Part 2
September 29, 2014

World Vision President Richard Stearns and his wife, Renee, talk with Focus' radio program about their passion for transforming the lives of poor people in poverty-stricken areas around the globe, and encourage listeners to consider how they might help do the same.

CNN World  

Ebola outbreak: Ways to help
September 26, 2014

Photo shows pallets of vital medical supplies being loaded aboard a jet bound for Sierra Leone, to assist caregivers. To help now: http://bit.ly/1BRrM3y.

The Christian Post  

World Vision leader to churches: Fixing poverty isn't simple, stop trying to fix it with 8th grade youth groups
September 16, 2014

World Vision President Richard Stearns spoke about the role of the church when it comes to poverty at the 2014 AEI Evangelical Leadership Summit on Sept. 10. Stearns recognized that the church does do good things in the name of helping those who are less fortunate, but it could do more to change the worldview regarding poor people and help its effectiveness.

King5 New Day Northwest  

Bob Rivers' new project: One City, One Cause, One Week (VIDEO)
September 15, 2014

Bob Rivers, former "Bob Rivers Show" producer Arik Korman, and World Vision's Kari Costanza discuss the launch of the "One City, One Cause, One Week" project. Their mission is to unite the power of Greater Seattle to raise $500,000 the week of 9/22 to fund a World Vision-constructed hospital and clinic in Zambia.

The Christian Post  

What to do when the world is a mess (Rich Stearns)
September 11, 2014

The headlines should be a daily reminder that evil and brokenness are as much with us today as they were in the Old Testament. We shouldn't expect that because someone invented a better smartphone we will be able to love our neighbors as ourselves. That's because evil is not merely a problem of the bad guys in our world. There certainly are bad guys in our world. But the evil in them is also in us.

NRB (National Religious Broadcasters)  

NRB members providing emergency relief to thousands fleeing violence in Iraq
September 4, 2014

According to World Vision’s emergency response team on the ground, thousands of families in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq are in desperate need of food, water, and medicine. The team says displaced families are seeking shelter in abandoned buildings, schools, and churches. Others have set up tents and are sleeping in the open.

KOMO News Radio (listen to MP3)  

Pastor visits northern Iraq (MP3 audio)
September 3, 2014

Tacoma Pastor Dean Curry witnesses the impact of genocide in Iraqi Kurdistan, and says World Vision has made a difference, but much more needs to be done to stop the genocide.

Relevant Magazine  

5 organizations helping the people of Iraq and Syria
September 3, 2014

World Vision is one of the world’s largest Christian humanitarian organizations, and is currently working to provide displaced Iraqis with food, water, sanitation, shelter and safety. World Vision currently has teams on the ground in Iraq, assisting religious minorities and those effected by the violence who were forced to flee their homes—often times, taking almost nothing with them.

The Des Moines Register  

Des Moines rabbi to run Ironman for interfaith cooperation
September 3, 2014

Rabbi A. Leib Bolel isn't just running an Ironman to test his physical endurance or to become an "Iron Rabbi." He's also participating in Sunday's event to raise money for a Christian charity organization and to encourage people of different faiths to help one another. Through his participation, Bolel will be raising funds for World Vision, a Christian charitable organization that wants to supply clean water to people in southern Zambia.

 

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