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Save the Children Federation, Inc.
May 30, 2012

I always donate to worthy causes--and this one is definitely one. I typically consult with Charity Navigator before proceeding. Save The Children Federation, Inc. is a worthy cause. I learned from my beloved mother's loving example to help mothers and children. This charity means so much because it supports an enormously worthy cause, which means so much to me in carrying on our tradition. Also, Save The Children has teamed up with The Red Cross in providing children with centers of their own during natural disasters like hurricanes and tsunamis--on a global scale. I am especially proud to have pioneered this safe space concept. So, during natural disasters, children are occupied with fun activities instead of dwelling on what can be quite traumatizing, they are in an atmosphere of loving kindness. When I found out that The Red Cross took my concept from Hurricane Andrew and teamed up with this charity in taking my concept global, I knew it was a great cause because it shows that Save the Children really loves and worries about a child's well-being--on all fronts--physical and mental. I will continue supporting them and would love to even help them further at some point, in the future. May God bless each and every one of the mothers and children, as well as this worthy organization, which (despite paying their CEO kindly), remains one of the highest rated charities.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I read about the expansion of the concept (safe space) during natural disasters.

Ways to make it better...

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

Lower executive compensation--and I have an M.B.A. myself. This is something I would do for free if I could--especially since I was a business school student pursuing my M.B.A. when I pioneered the concept--as a volunteer.

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Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

ABC's Nightline program on May 29, 2012. Given the way my loving mother raised me with beautiful example, I could not bear watching the sad stories.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

For the same reason I just wrote of, immediately above.

What would you tell others about this organization?

I already did!!! :) I shared it on Facebook a few time and stated I was doing something about the Nighline episode I shared, and sharing this charity in case someone else wanted to donate.

MY ROLE:
Donor & I founded the first children's center in a disaster shelter in 1992 in Florida during Hurricane Andrew. My safe space children's center concept that I pioneered is the reason why The Red Cross has teamed up with Save the Children. I am very proud of my .