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Save the Children Federation, Inc.

Rating: 4.15 stars   88 reviews 11,684

Address:

501 Kings Highway East Suite 400 Fairfield CT 06825 USA

Mission:

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

Results:

In 2013, the Save the Children movement reached 145 million children in 120 countries.
Here are some of the highlights:

  • Health: We reached 21 million newborn babies and mothers through survival programs
  • Hunger: 2.5 million children benefited from our efforts to help families feed and support themselves
  • Education: We reached 10 million children with basic education
  • Emergencies: We reached 8.1 million people with disaster relief and emergency response
  • Protection: More than 1 million girls and boys were protected from exploitation, abuse and neglect
  • United States: Over 185,000 children were helped by programs in the U.S.

Target demographics:

children

Direct beneficiaries per year:

143 million children in 120 countries, through the Save the Children global movement

Geographic areas served:

the U.S. and around the world

Programs:

education, nutrition, health, child protection and disaster relief - in the United States and around the world.

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http://www.savethechildren.org/

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

5 people found this review helpful

I have been supporting Save the Children for the last 5 years. I am grateful that there are organizations with staff that are so committed to those in need of help. The impact that they have made with children in remote parts of the world is astounding. Keep up the amazing work. For anyone that is trying to decide on a children's or if they should support a children's charity. I strongly advise supporting Save the Children.

Dave from Boston

 
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I am a freelance graphic designer with 30+ years experience, and have been involved with many nonprofit organizations over the years. But my longest association has been with Save the Children for whom I have worked on a project-to-project basis since 1999. During that time I have participated in over 500 projects for many different departments within STC, and worked with dozens of people. I have always been impressed by the hard work and dedication of everyone I come in contact with, and frequently amazed at the amount of time they devote to their jobs, even after normal business hours. Because I freelance from my home, I keep crazy hours myself, and I often get project-related emails long, long after 5 pm, or on weekends, or find myself on a phone call with someone still on the job as they travel by train to or from the office. Save the Children employees are truly passionate and excited about the work they do.
Also -- since I've worked with them for so long -- I've had the opportunity to see STC steadily grow and expand its reach to help more and more children and their communities in the U.S. and around the world. And because I've been involved with so many different projects in so many different departments, I've been in a unique position see the variety of creative ways they raise funds, their careful use of those funds, and the scope and progress of the programs (often innovative) they develop and implement to improve the lives of so many. Save the Children really is a great nonprofit!

Diana Smith

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Save the Children is a great reputable organization that I have the pleasure of working with and donating to. I trust that my donation is being used efficiently and truly making a difference.

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2015

 
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I have had the privilege to partner with Save the Children's field teams from Tennessee, to Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and this year, South Carolina. I have personally met exceptional team members on each visit who have dedicated their heart and soul to improving the lives of our most underserved population.

I cannot think of another national non-profit that is so deserving of our support, our funds and our hearts. They truly live by these heartfelt words: USE YOUR POWER FOR GOOD.

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2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

This is an amazing charity organization. All I have to do is open up a new tab, and I can donate my hearts gained by opening tabs to different organizations that will support water needs, the environment, human rights, health, and education. I have already had five of my friends join. Its free, simple, and all around awesome. It makes me feel like I am changing the world, and helping others one tab at a time. I have donated 2,476 hearts, and i'm hoping to reach 4000 in the next month. Tab for a cause is the best!!!

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I have read so much about this organization and I think it's amazing and is doing tremendous work.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I have been working with this esteemed organization's administration and accounts department from last five years and as per my observations Save the Children is bringing positive change in the life's of many deprived communities focusing mainly on children's and mothers both in health and education sectors apart from regular programs Save also have its emergency response and have contributed in emergencies in Pakistan and all over the world. Above all it's programs the transparencies check and balance mechanism within the organization also gives credibility to it for eg such policies are implemented within organisation to curtail extra and unnecessary spending s and also look for value for money in every spending.
to cut it short Save the Children is one of the best leading humanitarian organization bringing change in many life's around the globe.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Save the Children has maintained its focus on the needs of children in real and desperate situations when the media has run out of steam when talking about Syria, Gaza, South Sudan and the like. In whatever situation they involve themselves, whether in UK or overseas, they aim to maintain high standards and integrity. I am also impressed with how they are at the forefront of finding new ways to develop their work through partnerships with the medical fraternity, developments in technology and understanding and engaging their supporters. They have enabled me to support their efforts in ways that use my strengths, time and interests. Their aim has always been to become redundant in this world. Impressive.

 
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2 people found this review helpful

I am working at Save the Children. Aside from helping and creating a lasting ang positive change in the lives of children, I was also capacitated through training in helping children reach their potential especially to the far flung areas. I love working with Save the Children.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give value to human resource. Transition is commonly happening in the organization. Give enough benefits and compensation.

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2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

So grateful to be able to find organizations that do the work that enables children around the world to have a better life, or life at all. I am disabled and see the stories about so so many people, more than I can fathom, around the world, suffering from things I can not even imagine. So, I can't do much, but I can give money to those who can help, that I trust completely, and Save The Children is one of those. So thank you to them.
Sincerely,
Anne Clare Keane

 
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