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.

Please direct all media inquiries to the attention of Global Impact Director, Marketing & Communications, Micaela Vivero at 703.717.5265 or email [email protected].

World Cancer Day 2017

Tomorrow is World Cancer Day. 
This year marks the second of the three-year campaign to bring awareness to and fight back against cancer. The ‘We Can. I Can.’ campaign spans from 2016 to 2018 and aims to explore just how everyone, both individually and as a group, can help lower cancer rates worldwide.
You can help this World Cancer Day – support charities that are actively working to reduce cancer through our Global Health and Child Survival High Impact Fund.

Global Impact Engaged as Strategic Fundraising Partner for Red Nose Day USA 2017

ALEXANDRIA, VA Jan. 31, 2017 – For the third year in a row, Global Impact will support U.S. corporations, faith-based institutions, and other networks to engage employees and communities in Red Nose Day as the iconic event returns to America on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Selected by Comic Relief Inc. as the Strategic Fundraising Lead for the upcoming campaign, Global Impact will also provide select campaign and organizational support. 

Red Nose Day Returns May 25, 2017

When you participate in Red Nose Day, you take a leadership role in ending child poverty, and build a company culture of fun with a purpose.

For the third year in a row, Global Impact is supporting employee and community engagement of U.S. corporations, faith-based groups, and associations with Red Nose Day.

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2017

In 2007, the United States officially designated Jan. 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
Human trafficking includes forced, bonded and child labor, domestic servitude, sex trafficking and forced marriage. It is the third largest criminal enterprise in the world, following drug smuggling and arms dealing. An estimated 55 percent of trafficking victims are women and girls.

Global Tech Campaigns, LLC Created to Provide Fundraising Campaign Management and Expertise to Government and Private Sector Clients

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 9, 2017Tribal Tech, LLC, and Global Impact, have together launched Global Tech Campaigns, LLC, based in Alexandria, Virginia. The organizations united to form Global Tech Campaigns in order to strengthen their unique capabilities in effective fundraising campaign design, management, planning and implementation, including innovative marketing, logistics and other applicable services, particularly for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).

The “Impact of One” Highlighted in Global Impact 2016 Annual Report

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 9, 2016 – Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, released its FY16 Annual Report today.

International Human Rights Day 2016

Tomorrow is the International Day of Human Rights. Falling on Dec. 10 each year, Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.
This year, Human Rights Day calls on everyone worldwide to stand up for the rights of others. With human rights constantly being under attack, we must reinforce our common humanity, no matter who or where we are.  Remember – “We the peoples” can work together to make a change and stand up for the rights of people everywhere.

Global Impact Launches New Local to Global Suite of Services to Provide Integrated Corporate Sustainability Solutions

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 6, 2016 – Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, has launched a new suite of  Local to Global services to help businesses connect their global corporate citizenship and social impact initiatives to local communities around the world where they produce, work and serve.

World AIDS Day 2016

Falling on Dec. 1 each year, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to unite people worldwide in the fight against HIV, to support the estimated 34 million worldwide living with the disease and to remember the more than 35 million people who have died as a result of the virus. This year’s theme is “Hands Up for #HIVPrevention,” which aims to explore HIV prevention and how it relates to different groups of people.

World Toilet Day 2016

How does sanitation (or the lack of it) affect people’s livelihoods? It has a bigger impact than you may think. Today we recognize World Toilet Day and address the role toilets play in our economy and health with the theme “Toilets and Jobs.” 
Poor sanitation and hygiene can negatively affect work productivity and cause health complications. For example, disease transmission alone accounts for about 17 percent of workplace deaths each year.