Every good deed on behalf of a child starts a ripple of change – changing the lives of children, families and entire communities.

When you donate your birthday to Save the Children, you’re changing the lives of children and helping more children to reach their next birthday. For 100 years we’ve been helping boys and girls be healthy, educated and safe. Join us this year by donating your birthday.

Multi-colored cupcake with sprinkles on a blue background with a sparkler instead of a candle. What is Donate Your Birthday? Instead of getting gifts on your birthday, ask your friends and family to donate to Save the Children instead. Photo credit: The Picture Pantry / Ruth Black / Getty Images, December 2018.


Funds you raise will change the lives of children, so they make it to their next birthday. (And the next, and the next!) See how one small act from you can change the future of children in need. 

On Facebook: Create a fundraiser asking friends to donate instead of giving you gifts.

Register here: Create a fundraising page and then share it to your social networks.

Donate: Make a donation in your own name, honoring your special day.

Graphic of sprinkles as a background image behind a video. Credit: Save the Children 2019.

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