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This Holiday Season, Make a Donation in Honor of Someone Special

A donation in someone's name to Save the Children is a unique way to honor an extraordinary person who has touched your life. Your gift donation can provide lifesaving immunizations, food and water, plus important programs supporting children’s education, literacy and nutrition. In the U.S. and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life.  Read further to learn how to make a charitable donation or gift in honor of someone for the holidays and any other occasion.

With your gift we will send a Gift Card to the person or family in whose name the donation was made. All benefactors can trust that their online donations are safe and secure. Please note, cards can only be sent to U.S. addresses.


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