Learning continues into summer with free school supplies Students from a low-income school in Washington state are able to continue learning during the summer break with free school supply kits. The free school essentials will help children in their summer programs, and will also encourage them to continue to practice the skills they learned throughout the year.


Donated coats give warmth to hearts and bodies When winter grips New York, Keisha Bishop layers her children in clothing and makes sure they are covered from head to toe. Thanks to warm coats and sweaters distributed by World Vision, her children are prepared for New York's wintry blasts. The need is also great in Appalachia, where sub-zero temperatures are not unusual during this season.

Mission trip brings mutual transformation to two women Broken relationships with God and within communities can be restored. Just ask Stephanie Hess and Lori Booher, two widows who bonded during a mission trip in Appalachia.


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In 2015, World Vision's Teacher Recourse Centers distributed more than $7 million in new school supplies to 351,935 U.S. children and youth, and 10,742 teachers.

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