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  • Join Us July 19 for Night of 1,000 Dinners

    YOUR HOUSE. YOUR FRIENDS. YOUR DINNER. YOUR CAUSE: ORPHANS. On Saturday, July 19th, you can join hundreds of people across North America as they throw a party for orphans.

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  • Watch Amy Poehler Speak on WWO and the Power of Women

    Amy Poehler gives a heartfelt and inspiring speech on her work with children and Worldwide Orphans at Variety's fifth annual "Power of Women" luncheon.

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5th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Other events

Inaugural Worldwide Orphans Canada Montreal Gala

Worldwide Orphans Canada will be holding its inaugural Montreal fundraising gala evening this November 26, 2013. Please join us for a gastronomic experience with renowned Quebec stars and special performances at the beautiful Perspective 235 room at the Montreal Science Centre. For sponsorship or ticket information, please contact us at info@wwocanada.com.

Montreal Science Centre, Perspective 235, 2 Rue de la Commune Ouest, Montreal, QC H2Y 2E2 See on map
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9th Annual Worldwide Orphans Gala in New York

Join us for our 9th Annual Gala in New York on Monday, November 18, 2013. Walk the blue carpet and join us at Cipriani, 55 Wall Street, NYC for a gala event hosted by Seth Meyers, and honouring Diane von Furstenberg. To reserve your table, inquire about event sponsorships, or buy tickets, contact Jim Rude at jim@wwo.org. For more information, visit our gala page.

55 Wall Street, New York See on map
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Read more Announcements

From Dr. Aronson's Blog: Not Our Children, Not Our Problem

I wrote a few very long-winded essays about the current influx of children and families from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras and somehow they were not what I was getting at. If I were writing them by hand, they would be crumpled paper in a waste basket.

In my car on the way to work, I heard a report on NPR about the Central American situation which moved me to where I need to be on this subject. I had an epiphany as I started my day as CEO of Worldwide Orphans. Where is our responsibility as a world community for the suffering and trauma of other humans? Read more.

From Dr. Aronson's Blog: Self-care for a Civil Society - Orphans Need to Learn Self-regulation

As I look back on all the orphans I have met through my international development work as a pediatrician and adoption medicine specialist, I recognize that the most startling aspect of the orphan is their lack of self-soothing skills. Read more.


SPIDER-MAN: Andrew Garfield & Dr. Jane Aronson

Andrew Garfield, star of the film 'The Amazing Spider-Man', and Dr. Jane Aronson, founder of Worldwide Orphans Foundation, share a passion for transforming the lives of children left behind