Press Releases 2012

Recent Press Releases and Statements 

World’s Fastest-Talking Female to Speed Read Names of Save the Children Donors
December 27, 2012
Angry Birds' New Holiday Song to Benefit Schoolchildren in Developing Nations
December 21, 2012
Syria Refugee Situation Rapidly Deteriorating, Save the Children Warns, as UN Announces $1 Billion Aid Appeal
December 19, 2012
13,000 Children Victims of Conflict in Somalia and DRC to Benefit from EU Nobel Peace Prize Money Granted to Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council
December 18, 2012
Save the Children: Thousands of Children Sleeping in Open Areas after Typhoon Bopha Ravaged Parts of Philippines
December 13, 2012
Save the Children Supports Passage of the Global Partnerships Act by Congress
December 12, 2012
Save the Children Welcomes EU Nobel Peace Prize Money Dedicated to Supporting Education of Children in Conflict Areas
December 10, 2012
200 Million Poor Children in African Cities at Increasing Risk of Exploitation, Abuse and Disease
December 5, 2012
Schools Could be Closed for Months as Clean Up Begins Following Killer Typhoon in the Philippines
December 6, 2012
Save the Children Launches Emergency Response as Typhoon Bopha Batters the Philippines
December 5, 2012
Save the Children: 25,000 Children and their Families Seek Shelter from Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines
December 4, 2012
Fears Grow for Syrian Children and Families Struggling to Survive Bitter Winter, as Massive Funding Gap Threatens Aid Response, Save the Children Warns
December 3, 2012
Save the Children Prepared to Respond to Children's Needs as Typhoon Bopha Targets the Philippines
December 3, 2012
Save the Children Receives $250,000 from Disney to Help Children and Families Recover from Superstorm Sandy
November 27, 2012
As Thousands Flee Fighting in Goma, Save the Children Warns that Children are at Risk of Recruitment to Armed Groups
November 26, 2012
Bulgari, Save the Children Education Campaign Surpasses $20 million
November 21, 2012
Save the Children Gears Up for Giving Tuesday
November 20, 2012
Superstorm Sandy Shines National Spotlight on Disaster Preparedness
November 16, 2012
Dire Situation for Children Worsens as Violence Escalates in Gaza and Israel, says Save the Children
November 19, 2012
Rising Preterm Birth Rates Leveling Off, but Prevention Remains Difficult, New Save the Children-Led Lancet Study Finds
IKEA Kicks Off Soft Toys for Education Campaign to Benefit Save the Children
November 14, 2012
Limited-Edition T-shirts with Designs Inspired by Bob Marley to Benefit Schoolchildren in Africa
November 13, 2012
Tens of Thousands of Syrian Child Refugees Out of School, Warns Save the Children
November 9, 2012
Save the Children Ready to Assist Children and Families Displaced by Hurricane Sandy
October 29, 2012
Save the Children Prepared to Respond to Children's Needs as Hurricane Sandy Threatens U.S.
October 25, 2012
Save the Children Receives $2 Million from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. to Fight Hunger in Indonesia
October 24, 2012
Bloomington School, Minnesota Vikings Tackle World Hunger with Save the Children
October 16, 2012
America Earns C- on Kids
October 10, 2012
Save the Children Receives $1.8M Accenture Grant to Provide Young Adults in Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines with Business Skills
October 9, 2012
Save the Children and Frontline Health Workers Coalition Launch The REAL Awards to Honor Health Workers Around the World
October 8, 2012
Majority of Children in the North of Mali Out of School Due to Conflict
October 4, 2012
Save the Children Calls for More Protection for Syrian Children
September 25, 2012
Save the Children Wins USAID All Children Reading Awards
September 19, 2012
Efforts Reduce Child Mortality to New Lows; Save the Children Says Americans Can Help Finish the Job
September 12, 2012
Save the Children and Ad Council Launch “Every Beat Matters™” Campaign with Unique Soundtrack
September 10, 2012
Save the Children Assists Children and Families Displaced by Hurricane Isaac
August 31, 2012
America Remains Unprepared to Protect Children in Emergencies
August 28, 2012
OneRepublic's New Single to Benefit Save the Children's Every Beat Matters Campaign
August 27, 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac Threatens Haitian Families and Children, Save the Children Warns
August 24, 2012
Save the Children Launches Fastathon LIVE 2012 Campaign to Generate Support for Millions Facing Hunger Crisis in Africa
August 22, 2012
Aid Agencies Warn of Plight of Civilians Displaced within Syria
August 21, 2012
Silicon Valley Students Go Low-Tech to Help Children in Developing Countries Learn to Read
August 21, 2012
Floods in the Philippines Expected to Continue for Up to Three Months
August 20, 2012
Children Taking Refuge from Philippines Floods at Risk of Disease, Save the Children Warns
August 10, 2012
Save the Children Responds as Heavy Flooding Forces Hundreds of Thousands of Children from Home in the Philippines
August 9, 2012
Save the Children Warns that Syrian Families are Being Split Up as Fighting Forces Them from Home
August 7, 2012
New Save the Children Research Shows Teens in Poor Nations Seek to Save More Money in Secure Savings Options
July 26, 2012
Save the Children: South Sudanese Refugee Camps Overwhelmed as Tens of Thousands Arrive
July 13, 2012
Poor Rains and Conflict May Push Somali Children Back into Emergency
July 5, 2012
Professional Video Game Player Raises $1 million to Support Save the Children in the Horn Of Africa
July 5, 2012
Save the Children Announces Response to Wildfire Crisis across Western U.S.
June 30, 2012
Save the Children Says Pregnancy Kills or Injures One Million Girls a Year
June 26, 2012
Save the Children Takes Stand against Childhood Poverty, Launches Freedom from Poverty Campaign
June 21, 2012
American Girl's Summer Reading Initiative Supports Save the Children's U.S. Literacy Programs
June 21, 2012
Julie Bowen, John Oliver, Simon Helberg and Michael Boatman Show Us "A World with No Math" to Give a Boost to Save the Children's New Global Math Program
June 18, 2012
Save the Children Analysis Shows West Africa Hunger at a Tipping Point
June 12, 2012
Save the Children Report Shows Global Health Funding Too Often Misses Newborn Babies
June 12. 2012
Mark K. Shriver to Host 71st Annual Father of the Year Awards
June 11, 2012
Ten Tips to Help Kids Cope with Disasters
May 24, 2012
G8 Leaders Must Not Let Eurozone Crisis Sidetrack their Focus on Development
May 19, 2012
Hunger Emergency in Niger Now Inevitable
May 18, 2012
Save the Children Statement on G8 Food Security Initiative
May 18, 2012
Over 70 countries tune in to Save the Children's first ever Live Online Video Conference with Global Celebrity Moms
May 9, 2012
Save the Children’s Annual State of the World’s Mothers Report Lists Norway as the Best Place to Be a Mother; Niger the Worst
May 8, 2012
Actress Jennifer Connelly Joins Save the Children as Artist Ambassador
May 4, 2012
Save the Children Calls on G8 Leaders to Fight Chronic Malnutrition
May 3, 2012
The National Father's Day/Mother's Day Council and Save the Children Honor Moms at 34th Annual "Outstanding Mother Awards"
May 3, 2012
15 Million Babies Born Too Soon
May 2, 2012
Bulgari Partners with "Evita" to Raise Funds for Save the Children's HEART Program - Healing and Education through the Arts
April 27, 2012
Millions of People across the Sahel Will Be Left Hungry in the Coming Months Unless Multi-Million Dollar Funding Shortage for Crisis Response is Filled, Aid Agencies Warn
April 23, 2012
Save the Children Campaigns for a Better Quality Education for Children, Right from the Start
April 23, 2012
Save the Children Joins with JOHNSON’S® Baby to Launch New Charitable Platform “JOHNSON’S® BABY CARES” to Support Maternal and Baby Health
April 12, 2012
Save the Children to Benefit from Movie Streaming of Bob Marley Documentary on Facebook
April 12, 2012
Save the Children Readies to Respond to Children’s Needs Following Aceh Earthquake
April 11, 2012
Escalating Syrian Border Violence Threatens Displaced Children, Says Save the Children
April 10, 2012
Global Progress Threatened by Aid Cuts
April 6, 2012
Save the Children Honors Sen. Robert Casey, Congressman Ted Poe, and Chris Van Hollen as Champions for Children
March 23, 2012
Alabama High School Band Marks Tornado Anniversary with Mall Concert in Florence
March 15, 2012
Save the Children, UNICEF to Receive $16.2 Million for Education from IKEA Soft Toy Campaign
March 13, 2012
Coaching Caregivers at Home Benefits African Children in AIDS-Affected Communities
March 12, 2012
Save the Children Celebrates Reading with Expert-Approved Children's Book Lists
March 2, 2012
Save the Children: Stop the Killing in Syria
March 2, 2012
Hidden Malnutrition Crisis Could Put Almost Half a Billion Children at Risk, Save the Children Says
February 15, 2012
New World Bank Evaluation Shows Early Childhood Programs Help Children Thrive and Learn More in Rural Africa
February 13, 2012
New Research Shows that Cleansing Umbilical Cord Stump in the First Hours of Life Reduces Risk of Infection and Newborn Mortality
February 10, 2012
New Water Pump Will Help Matau Primary School Kids Stay Healthy and in School
February 3, 2012
Save the Children and Julianne Moore Share the Love this Valentine’s Day
January 31, 2012
Save the Children, Bulgari Renew Education Partnership for Two More Years
January 31, 2012
Save the Children Partners with American Girl to Promote Childhood Literacy in the United States
January 24, 2012
Thousands of Lives and Millions of Dollars Lost Because of Late Response to Food Crisis in Horn of Africa
January 18, 2012
Funding Shortage in Haiti to Affect Long-Term Humanitarian Efforts
January 13, 2012
Save the Children and Partners Launch Frontline Health Workers Coalition
January 11 , 2012
Save the Children Receives $400,000 IKEA Foundation Grant for Haitian Schools
January 11, 2012