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CWS praises new '5th birthday' initiative putting child survival as top priority
The new USAID 5th birthday initiative will work to end preventable child deaths. CWS believes every child deserves a 5th birthday and works tirelessly to improve children's health and nutrition around the globe.

CWS supporting emergency assistance in the Sahel
More than 1 million children under the age of 5 may experience severe malnutrition in the Sahel this year. CWS is helping to provide food and other emergency assistance to more than 83,000 people in the region with local partners.

Refugee children shape anti-bullying effort
Anti-bullying messages are everywhere, and three ethnic Karen refugee boys are helping other kids understand how it feels to be isolated and bullied.

Climate change: the new 'fierce urgency of now'
CWS and other members of an interfaith coalition gave lawmakers an ‘F’ in climate issues, urging them to “drop the partisanship” and focus on our common humanity and future.

CWS CEO McCullough 'an amazing advocate for ecumenism'
“God calls us to seek … moments of wise agreement on the very complex and difficult issues that confront our humanity and our faith,” said the Rev. John L. McCullough after receiving the United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops Ecumenical Award.

MAY 2012


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Photo: Annie Griffiths for CWS

The fight to save lives
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Food pantry in California
Image courtesy Tim Shenk/CWS

Ending hunger at home
See how the CROP Hunger Walk is helping hungry people in Tujunga, California.

Protect victims of domestic violence
Call Speaker Boehner and your Representative TODAY about the Violence Against Women Act.

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