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].

Global Impact and ACCP Partner to Bring You Best Practices in Workplace Giving Webinar

Global Impact and ACCP co-hosted a webinar on July 19th to discuss the latest research and trends for several different workplace giving donor segments, including Millennials.

Global Impact Closes Japan Relief Fund, Donations Funded Life-saving Missions in Crisis Aftermath

Alexandria, Va. (July 1, 2011) - Global Impact today announced the conclusion of a humanitarian relief effort it launched in response to the devastation wrought by an earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan nearly four.

Global Impact Launches New Disaster Relief Fund

Alexandria, VA (July 13, 2011) - Global Impact launched a disaster relief fund to meet the long-term needs of disaster victims around the world. Donors can contribute to a standing fund.

Global Impact Appoints John Lazar as Executive Director of The Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area

Alexandria, VA (July 15, 2011) - Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world's most vulnerable people, named John E. Lazar to manage the largest workplace giving.

Global Impact Charities Positioned to Respond to the Crisis in East Africa

July 21, 2011 (Alexandria, VA) Severe drought has caused a massive humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa — a region already crippled with famine and poverty. Find out about our member charities' relief efforts and how you can help.

Global Impact Honored Among Givespot’s “100 Highly Rated Charities”

Alexandria, VA (May 4, 2010) - Global Impact was recently chosen to be among this year’s GiveSpot “Top 100 Highly Rated Charities” for its sound financial management and its commitment to financial integrity.

Global Impact Appoints Victoria Adams to Lead the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas

Alexandria, VA (August 11, 2010) - Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world's most vulnerable people, recently appointed Victoria Adams as Executive Director of the Combined Federal of the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O).

UnitedHealth Group Donates Up to $100,000 to Aid Disaster Relief Efforts in Response to the Haitian Earthquake

MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 15, 2010) - UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which helps victims of countless crises around the world, including the recent earthquake in Haiti.

Global Impact and its Alliance of Charities Respond to the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

March 14, 2011 (Alexandria, VA) - The recent 8.9 magnitude earthquake off of Japan's northern coastline and subsequent tsunami waves have caused unimaginable deprivation for many people in Japan, a country that.

Three New Charities Join Global Impact Fundraising Network

Alexandria, VA (February 10, 2009) - Global Impact, one of the most successful and trusted names in international philanthropy, announced today that it has selected three charitable organizations, EngenderHealth Episcopal Relief & Development and International Medical Corps, to join its network of premier U.S.-based international charities.