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North America is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.

Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. Let's look back on how those little orange boxes helped make a difference for children around the world.


Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.


Want a fun Halloween activity you can do with the whole family, while helping other children around the world at the same time? We’re answering your questions about the UNICEF Halloween Walk-a-thon and how you can get involved.


For World Humanitarian Day, we hear from three different groups who have been taking part in the Love My Neighbour Project – where multi-faith Canadians have come together to promote global vaccine equity.


Many people will tell you how to spend your money, but very few will tell you how to save it. Growing up, that was something that I heard too often from the elders of my community, and, to be honest, they were right.

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For many Canadians, we’ve been able to have our first – or second – dose of COVID-19 vaccine. But for people living in other countries, this is not their reality. Hear from people around the world about the importance of getting vaccinated – and why it matter for Canadians to #GiveAVax.


COVID-19 isn’t over for any of us, until it’s over for all of us. That’s why Canadian faith communities are raising funds to help increase equitable access and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through the Love My Neighbour campaign.


Tips for handling tough conversations with your loved ones.


Want to avoid stores and online shopping this Mother’s Day? UNICEF Canada has compiled our top 5 presents for Mother’s Day that really give back.