Young Patrons Committee Members Cecily Waud (left) and Julia Lesh visit with Syrian refugee children enrolled in a Return to Learning program in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.
For more information about the Young Patrons contact:
Director, Individual Philanthropy
Save the Children
The Young Patrons (YP) of Save the Children are young professionals and philanthropic leaders in the New York City metropolitan area who champion the cause of children and actively seek to raise awareness of the challenges that children face around the world. We are dedicated to projects that align with Save the Children’s mission and collectively support the needs of the world's poorest children, with specific focus on education.
Today, an unprecedented number of children are on the move. During any emergency, education is typically the first service interrupted and the last to be restored. The Young Patrons are more committed than ever to making sure that displaced children have rapid access to learning opportunities and a strong start to their own recovery. The Return to Learning Initiative aims to restore learning opportunities for refugee children within 30 days of displacement. With your help, we can ensure that education is a core component of emergency services that all refugee children receive, along with food, water and shelter. We host fundraisers, meetings and events throughout the year with the same goal: to spread the word and commit to transforming the lives of children and the future we share with them.
As Young Patrons, we seek to leverage our collective network and fundraising capabilities to support the cause of opportunity for all children. We’ve dedicated our efforts to Save the Children’s Return to Learning Initiative because we value the significance of a quality, uninterrupted education and look forward to a future where every child in the world has access to such an experience.
POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2020 – The Return to Learning Celebration
99 Scott | East Williamsburg, Brooklyn | 3:00-9:00pm
Come and join us for an amazing day of live music, guest speakers, food and beverages, and a pop-up market! All to support Save the Children’s Return to Learning Initiative, aiming to restore learning opportunities for refugee children within 30 days of displacement. See you there!
May 25, 2020 - COVID-19 Relief Festival
A virtual benefit concert raising funds to support children and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival featured original performances from Andy Grammer, Caroline Jones, David Shaw of the Revivalists, Duncan Sheik, John Reznik of The Goo Goo Dolls, Charity & Matty from The Head and the Heart, Jason Mraz, Jon Batiste, Josh Kelley, LP, Mat Kearney, Matt Nathanson, Morgan Evans, Matthew Caws of Nada Surf, members of Ripe, Rufus Wainwright, Ryan Cabrera, Smallpools, Trevor Hall, Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon, Will Joseph Cook, Yoke Lore. Introducing Alexis Wilkins, Diana DeMuth, John K, Modern Love Child. Viewers had the opportunity to access a live interactive chat as well as donate in real time.
September 12, 2019 – Save the Children's Centennial Gala
Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC
We celebrated a huge milestone of 100 years of progress for the most deprived children in the U.S. and around the world. It was a spectacular evening and wanted you to be a part of it!
May 18, 2019 – The Second Annual Young Patrons Gala
583 Park Avenue, New York, NY
March 14, 2019 – Sip and Shop
The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach, FL | 5:00-8:00pm
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