So you’re thinking about giving to a cause you care about – and you’re wondering...


Reason 1: Your Share Save the Children’s Values
At Save the Children, we’re committed to one cause and one cause only – giving children in need what every child deserves: a future.

The world has made incredible progress for children. But millions still aren’t getting what they deserve. Tragically, children continue to die from causes we know how to prevent. They’re not in school and learning. They’re exposed to violence at unprecedented levels. Children’s very lives and futures are at risk right now. See what we’re doing to save every last child:

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Every day, 16,000 children die before their 5th birthday.

1 in 6 school-age children worldwide are not in school.

Conflict has forced 1 child in 80 to flee for their lives.

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Reason 2: You Can Trust Our Expertise
As the world’s leading charity for children, we’re doing whatever it takes to give children in need the best chance for the future they deserve – a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Unique among children’s charities, we work every day and in times of crisis, here in the United States and all around the world. See our awards and charity ratings.

Together with committed, compassionate supporters like you, we’re transforming children’s lives – and the future we share.

Reason 3: You’ll See Your Generosity in Action
In 2016, supporters like you helped us transform the lives and futures of more than 157 million children in 120 countries around the world.

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“Humanity owes the child the best we have to give.”

– Eglantyne Jebb, Save the Children’s fearless founder and child rights pioneer, in 1919

Reason 4: You’ll Give With Confidence to a Charity You Can Trust
Results like these require the efficient and effective management of resources – that is, your support. We’re proud to say that 86.5% of every dollar you give goes directly to helping children. The rest goes to operations, including the development of new and innovative ways of working, and to communicating with you – our supporters.

In fact, Save the Children is one of the world’s most respected charities for children – consistently receiving top rankings from charity watch groups like these:



Now that you know the reasons why to donate to Save the Children, you can feel great about giving – knowing all the good it does! Here’s how:

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