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Visit to Capitol puts World Vision training into action for youth About 80 passionate students, some trained in World Vision's Youth Empowerment Network, came to Washington's state Capitol in late January for the annual Legislative Youth Action Day. The students met with public officials to advocate for issues important to their communities.

Harlem Globetrotter opens new vistas for Seattle-area kids Whether handing out school supplies or demonstrating trick shots, Herb "Flight Time" Lang of the Harlem Globetrotters made an impression during a visit to the Seattle area. The Globetrotters are partnering with World Vision during the iconic team's North American tour.

Basketball players join World Vision to brighten Christmas for children Tre Simmons distributes warm coats to Seattle children in his second-annual giveaway. The pre-Christmas distribution was one of several involving pro basketball players in four states, with 1,350 children receiving sports balls and either coats or toys.

After eight long months,
water flows in home,
thanks to volunteers
When last winter arrived, the water pipes in Teena's home in West Virginia burst, leaving her and her family without water or the means to fix them... for eight months...

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.

Read Our Impact Stories

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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