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Jolie-Pitt Foundation Awards Second Grant to Global Action for Children
Date:12/3/2008

te foreign assistance programs for children in developing countries will ensure aid is spent on building healthy future civil societies, economic growth and political stability in developing countries --- not to mention fulfilling a critical U.S. public diplomacy goal." Approval ratings of the U.S. have been high in PEPFAR (the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) beneficiary countries, but it does require leadership in the executive branch." The EPIWC calls for investments in child survival measures --- such as access to inexpensive lifesaving medicines and vaccines --- in early childhood development, basic education, and assisting orphans and children vulnerable to war, disease, pandemics, child labor, and sexual exploitation. All children, everywhere in the world, deserve the chance to grow up healthy and safe.

Ms. Delaney stated, "With the holiday season upon us, we hope the generous gift from the Jolie-Pitt Foundation inspires others to give and focus on assisting orphans and highly vulnerable children around the world. Each and every donation can truly make a difference in the life of a child."

Global Action for Children is a nonpartisan, results-oriented coalition dedicated to advocating for orphans and highly vulnerable children in the developing world. GAC works to increase funding and ensure it is spent effectively so all children have the health care, education, food, and protection they need to grow up safe and healthy.

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