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Helping children around the world, right at home

The bumper sticker has been out there for a long time: "Think globally/act locally." The Global Fund for Children takes the message to heart, collecting funds from around the world to help children in a number of ways, but by funneling that money through local organizations.

Poverty and injustice are the major targets of GFC, with many sub-issues attached to those. Christine Burkhart, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, explains how it all works.

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