A Great Need in America.
In today's America, where even the middle class feel the strain of a fragile economy, the margin is disappearing for families in poverty.
Job losses and health emergencies can be devastating. Everyday occurrences can be crushing as well. The rent goes up, the car needs new brakes, an unexpected medical expense arises, the children grow out of shoes—anything and everything can overwhelm families already on the economic edge. Learn more...
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Romanita Hairston leads the U.S. Programs division of World Vision with a conviction that "we all give back by starting where we are with what we have to achieve sustainable solutions to poverty here and around the world."
She has dedicated her life, professionally and personally, to improving the well being of children.
World Vision's U.S. Programs is committed to the well-being of children and youth here at home. We strengthen communities, promote justice and relieve suffering in the U.S. Learn more...