Honor Mom this Mother's Day with a Gift that will Help Save a Child's Life!



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ANCHOR LEAD: This year, America is set to spend nineteen billion dollars on flowers and chocolates in honor of Mother's Day. But, Brian Osuch finds out how you can do something different and help ensure life and health to a child in need. (:60) SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is launching a new Mother's Day Moments Fund and asking gift-givers to honor the mothers in their lives in a different way this year. President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Caryl Stern… CUT: (Stern) The Mother's Day Give Moments campaign is really about the opportunity to honor your own mom by helping another mom. It's about buying an inspired gift, funding something that enables a mom to give her own child what she needs. SCRIPT: And those needs include some of the basics many of us take for granted… CUT: (Stern) For under twenty-one dollars, you can buy three warm fleece blankets… so a child is not laying in the dark shivering. Or, for under seventy-five dollars you can buy nutrition for ten children for five days. Or, for under two-hundred bucks you can supply water to ten entire families. SCRIPT: You can share your Mother's Day Moments by posting photos of special moments with your mom using #GiveMOMents and sharing with @UNICEFUSA. That's Newsbreak from UNICEF. I'm Brian Osuch.
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