News & Press Releases

Global Impact reacts quickly to the evolving priorities of donors. Our expertise, business acumen and efficiency ensure that charitable gifts are used to address the most pressing problems facing the poorest and most disadvantaged people. For the latest information on the work we are doing to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world, see our current and archived press releases and news stories below.

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Renée S. Acosta to Speak at the Fourth Annual Women & Leadership Event Hosted by Anne Arundel Women Giving Together

Alexandria, VA (March 2, 2011) - Global Impact President and CEO Renée S. Acosta will discuss critical challenges facing women and children globally, along with potential solutions, at Anne Arundel Women Giving.

Africare Completes the Ghana WASHH Project

Alexandria, VA (August 10, 2011) – On April 20, 2011 in the Wassa Amenfi District of Western Ghana, Ghanaian leaders held a commissioning ceremony in celebration of the completion of the Ghana Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Health (WASHH) Project.

UUSC Launches Relief Fund for East Africa Famine

Alexandria, VA (August 5, 2011) – In light of the dire humanitarian crisis — severe drought leading to devastating famine — in East Africa, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, a Global Impact member charity, has opened the Somalia and East Africa Relief Fund. Using a multifaceted approach, UUSC will work with partners on the ground to provide immediate relief to Somalis suffering from the famine as well as support communities hosting Somali refugees in other countries affected by the crisis.