US & Foreign Ambassadors, former diplomats and veterans join the Honorary Committee to raise awareness for Iraq’s most vulnerable ALEXANDRIA, Va. — January 29, 2016 — The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) will host its 4th Annual “In Their Shoes” 5k run/walk on May 14, 2016 at the US Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. The 5K is …
The children of Iraq are the nation’s future but today, they are in crisis. An estimated 800,000 were orphaned over ten years of war. More than 1 million have been displaced by ISIS. Thousands work on the streets or in other unsafe places. Too many children are vulnerable to recruitment and exploitation by criminals or terrorists, as well as physical abuse and human trafficking. They face illiteracy, poverty, malnutrition, and the profound effects of trauma and loss. The need is urgent, but with your help, ICF is devoted to making a difference for Iraq’s most vulnerable children..
- Serving as a catalyst to mobilize US and international partners
- Investing in training and capacity building of Iraq’s non-governmental and community organizations
- Emphasizing direct assistance for hand up, not hand out, projects
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- Provide food and clothing;
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