National Letter Writing Day – Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

Send words of hope and encouragement to a child in need!

Send your love and support to a child in need today!

  • To send an email, click here. Begin your letter with a warm welcome, such as “Dear friend,” or “Hi there!”
  • Attach a hand-written letter or drawing, or type your message in the body of the email
  • Check out our list of dos and don’ts below
  • We’ll send your letter to a child participating in our sponsorship programs in one the countries shown below

    *I understand that by participating I agree to allow Save the Children to contact me by email

What to write about

  • Your family
    Your pets
    Your job
    Your favorite sport
    Your favorite book
    Your hobbies
    Where you live

Topics to avoid

  • Last names
    Contact information, home addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, social media accounts
    Culturally sensitive subjects

Where we'll send your letters

Sponsorship letter writing map

Change the life of a child today! Learn more about our sponsorship programs and sponsor a child here.

Is your organization interested in hosting a letter writing event? Contact Caroline Moore at 475-999-3057 or for more information.


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