Charity Stories that Inspire

As the world’s leading expert on childhood, Save the Children works in more than 100 countries, including the United States. When crisis strikes and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave.

Here are the stories from our teams on the ground, the communities we serve and the children whose futures are brighter—all because of your commitment to our shared cause.

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Two young children stand together near a school playground in Tennessee and smile widely

Tips for Talking with Children About Racism and Social Justice

A 14-year old girl who is attending school virtually in Syria smiles widely as she rests against a wall.

Distance Learning Makes All the Difference for One Syrian Refugee

A young boy sits on the floor of a concrete room in Yemen.

What’s Life Like for Children Growing Up in Conflict in Yemen?

 

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A woman holders her child in her lap.

Economic Crisis Combined with COVID-19 Is Pushing Lebanon Towards a Hunger Crisis

COVID-19 reached Lebanon in February 2020. At the same time, lockdowns, a rise in unemployment and widespread business closures all took a heavy toll on the country.
 
A woman holds her baby in her arms.

Gender-Based Violence Creates an Unequal World for Children

Every girl and boy deserves to grow up free from harm. Yet gender-based violence continues, effectively ending their childhoods and risking their futures.
 
Three-year-old Akeri lives in the Delta region of Mississippi, where poverty is widespread and communities have few resources to support families hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

Underlying Disparities Mean Mississippi’s Kids Are Hit Hard by COVID-19

Starting in March, COVID-19 quickly caused schools across America to close due to health concerns. As school systems across the nation grappled with how to continue critical instruction, parents grappled with a number of challenges as well.
 

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A girl with a bandage over her eye looks into the camera.

Yemen: The World’s Biggest Humanitarian Crisis

A woman wearing a mask looks directly into the camera.

COVID-19: A Global Health Crisis

A mother holds her child and stands around destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Season 2020: How to Prepare

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