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“Nobel Prize for Child Advocates” Announces 2013 Honorees
Date:9/25/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013

Seven heroes who have dramatically improved the lives of children around the world will be honored in New York City on November 7 by World of Children® Award (http://www.worldofchildren.org), the only global recognition and funding program that recognizes individuals serving vulnerable children worldwide.

Hailed by the media as the “Nobel Prize for Child Advocates,” receiving a World of Children Award is an annual honor that includes a cash grant of up to $75,000. This year’s selection of remarkable individuals have each innovated life-changing programs that benefit children in countries around the world. Each will be honored with a World of Children Award at the World of Children Awards Ceremony on November 7.

“We are deeply inspired by the remarkable contributions our Honorees have made to changing the trajectory of children’s lives for the better,” said Harry Leibowitz, World of Children Award Co-Founder and Co-Chair.

For 16 years, World of Children Award has used a rigorous vetting process to identify the world’s most effective changemakers for children and provide funding for their efforts to improve young lives. The nonprofit’s exhaustive research and vetting of applicants for their Awards has been lauded by some of the world’s leading philanthropic organizations.

“Sustainable, practical giving to real life heroes, that’s how we operate,” said actress Stephanie March, celebrity ambassador for World of Children Award. “We are working to create a world that no longer needs our services. Until such a time comes, World of Children Award will continue to elevate those in the field.”

World of Children Award is led by co-founders Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble a
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