Spotlight: Nothing But Nets's Celebrity Supporters

Spotlight: Nothing But Nets's Celebrity Supporters
A United Nations Foundation grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa.

Inspired by sports columnist Rick Reilly, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the campaign that was created by the United Nations Foundation in 2006. Campaign partners include the National Basketball Association’s NBA Cares, The people of The United Methodist Church, and Major League Soccer’s Mls W.O.R.K.S.

In the poorest parts of the world, where effective window screens are lacking, insecticide-treated bed nets are arguably the most cost-effective way to prevent malaria transmission. One bed net costs just $10 to buy and deliver to individuals in need. One bed net can safely last a family for about four years, thanks to a long-lasting insecticide woven into the net fabric.

Celebrity supporters

Nothing But Nets has 17 known supporters, including Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas, and America Ferrera

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