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Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.
In 2013, Save the Children helped more than 143 million children through our global movement.
Since 1919, we’ve been fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures.
Eglantyne Jebb dedicated her life to permanently changing the way the world treats children.
Save the Children's 2016-2018 strategic plan will help us achieve our breakthroughs for children.
Our Trustees work closely with Senior Management to guide decision-making and ensure accountability.
Senior Management is responsible for carrying out our mission; shaping goals and ensuring they are achieved.
Learn more about the artists, celebrities and high-profile personalities who passionately support our work.
Our audited financials show that 89% of our funds are spent on programs and services for children and families in need.
Philanthropic and marketing partnerships with industry leaders enhance our capacity to address the needs of children.
Hundreds of foundations partner with us to fulfill their missions and achieve positive outcomes for children.
Find out why people love working at Save the Children and read interviews with some of our team members.
Read our success stories and see the smiling faces of children who have participated in our life-changing programs.
A glimpse into the lives of children living in poverty motivated Janet Aley's 42-year commitment as a child sponsor.
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