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Kanye West wore a Balenciaga shirt with the World Food Programme's logo on it while visiting an orphanage near Kampala, Uganda, in October 2018. On this trip, he gifted bags full of his $220 Yeezy sneakers to the children. Stringer /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Foxtrot and Gemma Snowdon of the U.N.'s World Food Programme, who rescued the lost 4-week-old puppy. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp

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A World Food Programme convoy carries humanitarian aid to Aleppo, Syria. Getting food into conflict zones is a major hurdle — and a topic of discussion at the WFP's Innovation Accelerator. Cem Genco/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A Palestinian woman and her children receive supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross at a refugee camp in Gaza; a latrine project in Haiti financed by Oxfam; a UNICEF tent at a refugee camp in Iraq. Abid Katib/Getty Images; Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images; Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption

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Abid Katib/Getty Images; Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images; Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images