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MissionNewswire is the official news service of Salesian Missions. The purpose is to provide information and insight about Salesian Missions programs around the globe as well as news related to global humanitarian issues and organizations working to alleviate poverty. MissionNewswire also publishes news from the United Nations, UNICEF, USAID, the U.S. State Department and other organizations dedicated to international development.

Articles from MissionNewswire also appear on partner sites, including:

ProgressInHaiti.org is a special section of MissionNewswire. The purpose is to provide information and insight about programs and progress in Haiti related to Salesian efforts as well as that of partner organizations.

Salesian Missions is headquartered in New Rochelle, NY, and is part of the Don Bosco Network—a worldwide federation of Salesian NGOs. The mission of the U.S.-based nonprofit Catholic organization is to raise funds for international programs that serve youth and families in poor communities around the globe. The Salesian missionaries are made up of priests, brothers and sisters, as well as laypeople—all dedicated to caring for poor children throughout the world in more than 130 countries and helping young people become self-sufficient by learning a trade that will help them gain employment. To date, more than 3 million youth have received services funded by Salesian Missions. These services and programs are provided to children regardless of race or religion. To date, more than 5 million Americans have contributed financially to this work. For more information, go to SalesianMissions.org.

Salesian Missions is a is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
All donations are tax deductible.