Necessities in the U.S.
Families in the United States are falling through the cracks. Your gift delivers necessities like brand-new clothing, blankets, essential food items, personal care items, school supplies, and even toys. One in five children in the United States lives in a...More Details
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Families in the United States are falling through the cracks.
Your gift delivers necessities like brand-new clothing, blankets, essential food items, personal care items, school supplies, and even toys.
One in five children in the United States lives in a family struggling with poverty. As safety networks fray, World Vision and its community partners are working tirelessly to help ensure children and families in the United States receive the basics they need to get back on their feet.
Your donation will help deliver top-quality donated products to struggling families and single mothers like Mary. To escape her violent and abusive husband, Mary fled with her three children and sought refuge at a World Vision-supported homeless shelter.
At the shelter, Mary and her children received medical supplies, hygiene products, and more, donated through World Vision. “I feel special,” said Mary when she received these basics. “I feel appreciated.”
Mary’s son also receives play therapy at the shelter, using arts and craft supplies donated through World Vision. The therapy is especially important, since Mary’s son has been diagnosed with autism.
In response to the help she’s received, Mary is reaching out to others in need by volunteering at a nearby soup kitchen. “I like to help,” she says. “I like to give back.” Her efforts prove that despite the homelessness and abuse she’s faced, this single mother has found the courage to begin putting her life back together.
You can help more hardworking families like Mary’s with your gift today!
Monthly giving: the simple way to make your donations do more. Give to Poverty in America.
Monthly giving is the most effective way to help the children and families who need it most. It lowers costs and puts more of your money to work changing lives. Plus, your donations will be delivering the right solution at just the right time. And while your gifts are at work changing lives, you’ll get to see the power of your generosity through quarterly updates and the World Vision magazine.
Your gift is a sacred trust. We promise to honor your generosity and use your donation in the most effective way possible. The gift options shown reflect World Vision projects and the suggested donation amounts are based on periodic surveys of the countries we serve. Each item is representative of the gift category in which it appears, and donations will be used to provide assistance within that gift category where it is needed most. When you give any animal gift, a portion of the gift may also help provide watering sources, farming assistance, hunger relief, and other related essentials as needed.
The multiplying effect from grants and donated goods may change throughout the year on identical or similar offers due to variations in the start and end dates of donor grants and our programs.