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We sometimes wonder what our pioneering founder, Eglantyne Jebb, would think of our world today and Save the Children’s place in it. One look at the alarming headlines scrolling across our brightly lit screens, and even she might fear the world is falling apart. We’re here to assure you, it’s not. By many important measures, 2016 was the best year ever for those to whom she devoted her remarkable life: our children.
Thanks to supporters like you!
2016 RESULTS FOR CHILDREN
In 2016, Save the Children reached more than 157 million children, including more than 56 million children directly. We worked in 120 countries, including the United States, where we reached 683,000 children.
Together, with the tremendous support of our donors, partners and all champions for children, we are transforming children’s lives and the future we share. Thank you!
Welcome, Dr. Jill Biden!
Save the Children warmly welcomes lifelong educator Dr. Jill Biden as the new Chair of our Board of Trustees. Dr. Biden succeeds Anne Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox, who had served as Chair since 2010.
“As an educator and ardent advocate for children, Dr. Jill Biden has a keen understanding of the work we do every day to ensure all children have the opportunity for a bright future,” says Save the Children President & CEO Carolyn Miles. “We are delighted Dr. Biden will bring her boundless energy and expertise to help us reach every last child.”
We look forward to working together with Dr. Biden as we continue to achieve lasting change for children – both here at home and around the world. Learn more
EVERY DAY AND IN TIMES OF CRISIS
A HEALTHY START IN LIFE
Save the Children works every day to give children in the U.S. and around the world a healthy start in life. Learn More
THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN
We give children the opportunity to learn, and learn early, so they can succeed in school and life. Learn More
PROTECTION FROM HARM
We ensure children are protected from harm, and we promote a safe family environment for every child. Learn More
TRANSFORMING LIVES AND FUTURES
FOR OUR FUTURE
Save the Children is an outspoken champion for children. We do whatever it takes to transform children’s lives and the future we share. Learn More
REVIEW OUR 2016 RESULTS
While we’ve made extraordinary strides for children, we still have so much more to do! We invite you to review our recent results and continue to passionately support our shared cause – giving children what every child, everywhere, deserves: a future.