UNICEF Kid Power Band to Help Children in Need
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is encouraging holiday shoppers to put children first by giving gifts that save lives this holiday season.
The newest offering is the UNICEF Kid Power Band, which gives kids the power to get active and save lives.
By getting active with the world’s first wearable-for-good, kids go on missions to learn about new cultures and earn points.
Points unlock funding from partners, parents and fans, and funds are used by UNICEF to deliver lifesaving packets of therapeutic food to severely malnourished children around the world.
UNICEF Kid Power is a program of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and is made possible through the support of presenting sponsors Disney, Star Wars: Force for Change and Target.
UNICEF Kid Power Bands are available at Target this holiday season in blue, orange, and two special Star Wars: Force for Change editions in black and white.
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“We’re asking consumers to put children first when they give thoughtful gifts for loved ones this holiday season,” said Caryl M. Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. “From nutrition initiatives, to health care, clean water assistance and ongoing recovery from devastating humanitarian emergencies, children around the world need our support now more than ever.”
Handcrafted gifts are available from UNICEF Market, an online marketplace. The market features a variety of jewelry, home accents and accessories, and each gift purchased helps to support artisans in countries where UNICEF works, and helps UNICEF provide children with lifesaving nutrition, medicine, education, clean water, emergency relief and more.
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Among the UNICEF Market offerings this year are “Snow Babies”, a set of six 100% wool ornaments from India ($22.99); “Rustic Computer Tech”, a recycled metal electronics technician sculpture from Mexico ($26.54); “Simply Love”, a blue topaz and sterling silver bar necklace from Thailand ($44.99); and “Sapphire Traditions”, a Bamboo chenille scarf from Guatemala ($49.99).
Also available are UNICEF Inspired Gifts inspiredgifts.org, lifesaving items that can be purchased in honor of a loved one and go directly to help children in need in developing countries around the world.