UNDP Maldives, 'Adopt-An-Island' Tsunami Recovery Campaign
Recovery fundraising for the island nation of the Maldives from 2005–2007 from the 2004 Tsunami.
UNA-USA, 'Adopt-A-Minefield' Fundraising Campaign
With Ms. Heather Mills and Sir Paul McCartney as Goodwill Ambassadors to the campaign, it's parent organization the United Nations Association of the United States of America (NGO), various partnerships, and everyday donors, this campaign raised nearly $10 million in it's first few years. Its growth spurred additional country offices and support.
In June 2001, Adopt-A-Minefield™ held its first annual fundraising benefit dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA. A black-tie, red carpet affair, attended by many A-list celebrities and goodwill ambassadors, and with Mr. Jay Leno as the MC, not to mention as entertainment were Sir Paul McCartney and Mr. Paul Simon — the event was a success.
UNICEF, The United States Fund
UNICEF has 192 country offices worldwide. The United States Fund for UNICEF to the office that accepts donations, holds programs, and runs campaigns in the United States on UNICEF's behalf.