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All across the globe, children are dying from preventable causes, missing out on education due to poverty or gender, suffering from violence, exploitation and neglect and are vulnerable in times of crisis. In every corner of the world, children need a strong voice to stand up for them, work on their behalf and make their lives better.
Since 1998, American Express has supported Save the Children not only with donations for emergency relief and recovery efforts during times of crisis, but also with cause promotion, pro bono engagement, employee giving campaigns and grants for leadership development training. The mission of the American Express philanthropic program brings to life the company's deeply held belief in good corporate citizenship by supporting communities in ways that resonate with the company's employees, customers, business partners and other stakeholders. Their ongoing and generous support exemplifies this commitment.
American Girl has partnered with Save the Children since 2010 to enrich our literacy programs with donated books. They continue to support us each year by supplying books that help us develop children's literacy skills and provide them with the guidance and support they need to grow as readers.
For over a decade, Bank of America has stood with Save the Children, as a steadfast supporter of our emergency response efforts in the U.S. and around the world. In line with the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s commitment to address needs that are vital to the health of a community, their support enables us to get urgent and immediate help to those most vulnerable in times of crisis. Examples of their recent support include the 2016 earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan as well as Save the Children’s Children on the Move response in Europe. From the Ebola Crisis in West Africa to the Tsunami that caused massive destruction across Asia in 2005, Bank of America has contributed to our response efforts in every corner of the globe. Our partnership trajectory spans beyond disaster response, including a multi-year project to train community health workers to improve health outcomes in Brazil, Malawi, India and the U.S.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is one of Save the Children's key pro bono partners. Our global relationship, in place for almost 20 years, allows the group's consultants to dedicate their time and expertise to a number of international and domestic projects. The BCG team applies skills normally associated with business to different goals – like giving children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.
With generous support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Save the Children has been working in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia to combat tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, and educate communities in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs. The project aims to improve community awareness and knowledge about TB – its cause, transmission and prevention, as well as the importance of early detection and completion of treatment. Save the Children has been using our Maternal and Newborn Child Health platform to integrate TB prevention alongside Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS activities, working vigorously to enhance community knowledge to bring about improved care-seeking and, as a result, case detection, prevention and treatment.
Carnival Corporation & plc is a long-standing emergency partner of Save the Children. They have generously supported our humanitarian responses to many large natural disasters, including the Asian Tsunami, the Japanese Tsunami, the Haitian Earthquake, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, Typhoon Haiyan, Vanuatu, Nepal Earthquakes and the Louisiana Floods. During the Vanuatu relief, Carnival generously donated space aboard their ships to mobilize relief supplies to the areas affected by the storms. During Hurricane Katrina, Carnival generously offered space in the Doc Holiday Bar aboard the Holiday Cruise Ship to use as an infant care room and child care center. The center served about 70 children daily while docked in Mobile, Alabama.
Carter’s has supported Save the Children since 2012 with an at-register campaign in the U.S. in celebration of Mother's Day. Carter's and Oshkosh B'Gosh support our early childhood education program – Early Steps to School Success. Early Steps works with children and families in rural areas where there is little other early childhood support. The program not only helps kids learn, but offers U.S. moms the support they need to give their children a bright future.
Carter's looks for opportunities to nurture and protect children and to build communities in which children can thrive, focusing on those needs where their strengths and resources are best able to bring about meaningful and positive change. Carter’s has also worked with Save the Children in times of crisis in the U.S. and around the world, donating funds to give clothing to children in shelters.
Cherry Hill Programs serves as the Santa and Bunny Photo Experience provider for leading shopping centers, retailers, and hotels. Since 2011, donations have been collected at its venues to support Save the Children’s early childhood education, literacy, health and emergency preparedness programs in the United States. One guest and one act of giving at a time, each act of generosity has resulted in donations totaling more than $1.4 million. In addition to financially supporting these programs, Cherry Hill Programs brightens the spirits of underserved children, delivering gifts and messages about the importance of reading to Save the Children program sites across the United States. Save the Children’s domestic programs strive to ensure that children in need are ready to succeed by the time they begin school, to thrive academically and developmentally, and to lead healthy and active lives. Cherry Hill Programs is a vital partner in making that a reality.
Citi Foundation has been supporting Save the Children's programs around the world since the 1990s. We're proud to say Citi is one of our longest-standing corporate partners. Together we have implemented projects in Education, Emergency Response, HIV/AIDS, Youth Livelihoods, Financial Education and Microfinance in many countries throughout the developing world. Most recently, we have focused our joint efforts in programs that aim to unlock the potential of youth as income-earners and contributors to the social fabric of their communities. Through these programs, we strive to give youth a voice in their future by providing access to high-quality vocational training and financial education workshops to strengthen their vocational skills, life skills and, ultimately, their employability.
Cummins, Inc. and the Cummins Foundation have partnered with Save the Children since 2011 to ensure that children in emergency situations have access to quality education in a safe and protective learning environment. With their critical support, Cummins, Inc. has enabled us to respond to acute and chronic crises around the globe through direct intervention and preparedness strategies. Thanks to their support, we were able to provide direct and immediate assistance to children and families impacted by Typhoon Pam in Vanuatu, flooding in Ecuador and Louisiana and the devastating 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.
Cummins employees have also shown great dedication to Save the Children, and have generously supported our emergency-response activities through workplace giving and employee-engagement efforts.
Facebook’s collaboration with Save the Children has made an immeasurable impact on our emergency response. In 2014, we worked with Facebook to launch a global campaign to help children and families affected by the Ebola outbreak. Through this effort, Facebook users were prompted to learn more about the Ebola epidemic, take action and donate. More than 50,000 Facebook users around the world supported the response effort at a critical time when lives were at risk in affected West Africa nations. Further, during the 2015 monsoon flooding in Myanmar, Save the Children worked with Facebook to launch a regionally targeted campaign after the national government appealed to the global community for aid. This targeted call-to-action raised nearly $1 million in less than a week and provided urgently needed funds for this disaster. In 2015, Save the Children was proud to present Facebook with an award for their leadership commitment during times of crisis. In 2016, during #givingtuesday Save the Children was a proud launch partner for Facebook’s new generation of cause and social impact tools including the donate function, donate function within livestreams and more.
As one of the world’s most iconic chocolate brands, Godiva Chocolatier believes that protecting children is a shared responsibility across the cocoa industry. In 2014, Godiva launched a multiyear maternal and child health partnership with Save the Children to improve outcomes for vulnerable populations. Our project work takes place in Côte d’Ivoire, specifically in those communities where Godiva sources some of its cocoa. The program concentrates on improving the quality of health care by building the capacity of frontline health workers and facilities, creating demand for services and advocating for stronger health policies and functional systems in cocoa-producing communities. Over the course of this partnership, employees of Godiva have also supported Save the Children with fundraising initiatives and events.
PayPal has partnered with Save the Children since 2004 to help improve the lives of children around the world. Through the PayPal Giving Fund, individuals can support Save the Children’s mission and donate to emergency relief and recovery efforts during times of crisis. Save the Children has also been featured in several promotional activities and innovative fundraising approaches. In 2011, PayPal worked with Save the Children and online gamer Athene, to harness the power of crowd funding and generate over $1 million dollars in 100 days to fight famine in the horn of Africa.
The Pfizer Foundation supports Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day. “Life is hard there,” says Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, and member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. “And the burden of poverty often falls heavily on women and children. The people of Malawi want what we want: a society marked by equality and opportunity. And that’s where we come in.” Through our partnership, the Pfizer Foundation and Save the Children provide vital newborn services like checkups and immunizations, along with help and advice in family planning. With support from Pfizer we have successfully developed an integrated family planning and immunization program in Malawi – an approach that can be replicated in additional countries. The partnership incorporates innovative technology advancement to improve child health immunization, quality and scale in Malawi. “Our vision: keep families in Malawi healthy, and every new mother engaged in her future,” Dr. Lewis-Hall says. “At Pfizer, we believe that when it comes to healthcare, every individual matters.” Pfizer also has supported our health work in Nicaragua, Bolivia and Kenya and helps us get immediate support to children and families in times of crisis.
Sony Corporation teamed up with Save the Children in response to the massive 2011 earthquake in Japan to create the Restart Japan Aid Project. This collaboration leveraged their tremendous resources to help the people of Japan rebuild their lives. Since 2014, Sony Corporation of America, on behalf of all of its U.S. operating companies, has underpinned the most critical needs of children in crisis by supporting our Children's Emergency Fund. The Company has also directly supported numerous emergency response efforts around the world, including the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. As a longstanding supporter, Sony Corporation actively engages its employees in annual volunteer opportunities with Save the Children, further upholding the mission of the organization.
Thanks to Target's generosity and a partnership with Save the Children, children in India now have access to child-focused, inclusive teaching environments. In China, early childhood care and development is improving for the children of migrants. Target has also worked with Save the Children to increase school retention in communities that grow coffee for its exclusive Archer Farms brand and, as part of its commitment to disaster relief, Target has supported Save the Children's response to numerous catastrophic events, including Hurricane Matthew response and recovery efforts in Haiti.
Western Union and Save the Children have been partners since 2010. Our partnership began when Save the Children became a beneficiary of Western Union’s 50 Days of Giving Holiday promotion. Since then, Western Union has generously supported disaster relief for many humanitarian crises, including the Haiti Earthquake, Pakistan Earthquake, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Flooding in India, Ebola Relief and the Syrian Refugee Response, among others. Western Union also supports moving money in humanitarian settings through their NGO Global Pay product. In 2014, their support grew to also include supporting youth employment programming in the Philippines by providing vocational training to youth to help them start a business or find a job. In 2016, Western Union announced Save the Children as their new anchor partner in Asia for youth employment programming across China, India and the Philippines, expected to reach 3,500 women and youth. Western Union is committed to disaster relief and their Education for Better initiative, which has an ambitious goal to train 50,000 women and youth around the globe.
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