Save the Children invests in childhood – not only in times of crisis, but every day – because an investment in children is an investment in the future. We work with leading companies across a variety of industry sectors on multi-faceted partnerships to benefit children and families in the U.S. and around the world, thereby creating a better future for us all.
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The Wrigley Company Foundation joined forces with Save the Children in 2011 to support School Health and Nutrition programming with a focus on oral health. Activities promote child participation as leaders in improving oral health practices at the school level, and involve parents, schools leadership, communities and government. With the Wrigley Company Foundation’s support, Save the Children has been able to expand our robust school health and nutrition programming to integrate oral health education and training services. From oral health screening services to teacher trainings on how deliver oral health lessons, we are creating healthy and brighter futures for children.
Over the last 5 years across these 6 countries we have reached and delivered services to: 753 schools, 4,406 teachers, equipped 330 schools with improved access to safe water, had over 800 interactions by Wrigley associates with our beneficiaries, delivered 165,702 oral health services (which include checkups, preventative treatments such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, and fillings), for a total of 891,550 children, parents, teachers and oral health workers reached.
“Our partnership is helping schoolchildren in some of the world’s poorest places improve their oral hygiene behaviors, reduce absenteeism and is elevating the importance of oral health on a large scale. Thank you for partnering with us to ensure that every last child has a chance to grow up healthy, educated and safe.” - Carolyn Miles, President & CEO, Save the Children
The Wrigley Company Foundation continues to partner with Save the Children to improve children’s oral health, making a lasting difference for children through their generous support of our school health and nutrition programming worldwide.
Watch this video to learn more about how we are working together to improve children’s oral health and school health and nutrition with support from the Wrigley Company Foundation:
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Western Union Foundation
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Save the Children and T.J.Maxx have worked together for over 30 years improving the lives of hundreds of thousands of children in the United States.
A huge thanks to our partners at RB and Lysol who have teamed up with Save the Children and Scholastic to provide fun and informative safety activities inspired by the film Ice Age: Collision Course.
From May 16 to June 12, 2016, PVH hosted their annual campaign in outlet stores in the U.S. and Canada, giving associates and customers the opportunity to engage in their partnership with Save the Children by raising funds and awareness to improve access to early education in the U.S. and around the world.