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SPREAD JOY TO LATINO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SEASON THROUGH ‘WORLD VISION GIFTS OF HOPE’



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SEATTLE, WA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 12, 2002–Do you want to spread love and hope to another Latino family this holiday season? Millions of Latino children worldwide lack necessities like nutritious food, clean water, and basic health care. Fortunately, there are easy, affordable giving options that let you lend a hand, provide hope, and honor your friends and family at the same time – through the World Vision Gift Catalog at http://www.worldvisiongifts.org.

The catalog features 75 tax-deductible, meaningful gifts that save lives and change them for the better. World Vision helps the world’s poorest communities in nearly 100 countries tackle the root causes of poverty. The World Vision Gift Catalog offers an educational journey into this work, enabling Americans to take part in it from the comfort and convenience of home.

Shoppers can give these memorable gifts in the name of friends, family, or co-workers. World Vision then sends special cards to those individuals, describing the gifts and their impact. Here are some examples of how to spread joy to the world this season:

–Provide a kerosene lamp to a family in rural Latin America where safe electricity is lacking ($20)

–Supply 14 sets of medicine for preventative and immediate care for sick children ($20)

–Immunize a child and provide health training for the mother ($25)

–Provide a backpack and school supplies for a child in the United States ($25)

–Throw a birthday party for a former street child in Mexico ($30)

–Purchase nine fruit-bearing trees to provide nutrition and income to a family ($35)

Provide a warm bed & sturdy mattress to a child in Latin America ($145)

To make a life-changing impact with World Vision gifts, visit the website at http://www.worldvisiongifts.org. To order by phone or to request a print catalog, call toll-free (888) 511-6511. All items are tax-deductible.

About World Vision

Founded in 1950, World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization, serving the world’s poorest children and families in nearly 100 countries. World Vision maintains health, education, agriculture, water, sanitation, and small business projects that help millions of people in their communities, helping transform the lives of children and families in need without regard to their religious beliefs, gender, race, or ethnic background. For more information, visit http://www.worldvision.org.

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CONTACT:

Karen Kartes

(253) 815-2163

SPREAD JOY TO LATINO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SEASON THROUGH ‘WORLD VISION GIFTS OF HOPE’