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Going beyond the Bronx to feed the hungry in Hartford, Connecticut World Vision's Greater New York field site joins The Hartford Project and Urban Alliance to fight hunger in Connecticut's capital. Volunteer youth assembled nearly 300 Family Food Kits to distribute in the Hartford area.

Advocacy training in LA helps participants create change they want to see How do you approach a person in power? An advocacy training organized in Los Angeles by World Vision gave guidance on approaching influential people to make better communities. The interactive training included a visit to Los Angeles City Hall.

This summer, help feed a hungry child in the U.S. Without school lunches, summer is a season of hunger for many U.S. children. For $18, you can provide 15 nutritious meals for a family in the U.S.

YEP helps Bronx youth become empowered and move forward Students in an alternative-to-detention program in the Bronx, part of the nonprofit Urban Youth Alliance International, learn elements of World Vision's Youth Empowerment Program. The joint effort helps students see they can be a voice of change in their communities.

Our Impact on Poverty in America

World Vision works in communities throughout the U.S. to build partnerships that will improve the well-being of vulnerable children and youth.

We provide resources that leverage the capacity of our partners, so that more children and families can receive the help they need to achieve life in all its fullness. Community engagement is a key piece of our strategy and helps us make a sustainable impact on poverty in the communities where we serve. Learn more about the difference made by community engagement.

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World Vision and our partners continue to positively impact the lives of children and families in the U.S. Be inspired by these stories—and then submit a story of your own.

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Rebuilding Hope at Home

World Vision's U.S. Programs is committed to the well-being of children and youth here at home.

We work to create environments where all children and youth are healthy and thriving, cared for and protected, and making a positive contribution to their communities. We focus our work in some of the nation's most distressed and underserved communities, where poverty is high and opportunities are limited. We also serve in many places where disaster strikes. Learn more about World Vision U.S. Programs.

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