Save the Children
yesterday at 15:20. Facebook
In this time of change, you can commit to positively impacting the lives and futures of children across the USA. Help give children here at home the future that every child deserves: a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Sponsor a U.S. child today: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Save the Children
01/17/2017 at 20:47. Facebook
New mother Akuol holds her 3-day-old baby girl in the maternity ward of a hospital we run in South Sudan. Conflict that has affected the country for over 3 years finally forced Akuol from her home while she was pregnant. Our hospital provides cost-free healthcare including antenatal, delivery, and post-natal services to mothers like Akuol so babies like hers have the best chance to survive and...
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Save the Children
01/17/2017 at 16:43. Facebook
Times are changing, and so are the lives of America's children. But we'll always put kids first and are committed to ensuring their futures are bright. Check out our work for U.S. children in all 50 states:
Save the Children
01/15/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
When struggling families have to make the choice between putting cheaper, unhealthy food on the table or no food at all, eating healthy often isn’t a choice at all. As a result, more than half of children living below the poverty line in rural America are overweight or obese. Learn about how our US Programs are helping children learn healthy eating habits that last a lifetime: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Save the Children
01/16/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
How do you serve others? Volunteering? Donating? Reading to a child? Random act of kindness? Let us know how you make the world better for children. #MLKday
Save the Children
01/15/2017 at 01:59. Facebook
Winter climates like snow and wind are inconvenient for us, but they are threateningly harsh for a child caught in the refugee crisis. This winter, children in Lebanon like 3-year-old Salwa* are struggling to keep warm as the elements wreak havoc on refugee camps. In response to the winter storms hitting the Bekaa Valley, we visited refugees to distribute weatherproofing kits, plastic sheets...
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Save the Children
01/14/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
Our #Partner4Children supporters helped turn Rani's future around by transforming her classroom and helping her teacher adopt interactive methods for classroom learning. Before entering Save the Children’s Literacy Boost program, Rani was failing school and losing interest in learning. Now, she’s at the top of her class!

Join us today and become a #Partner4Children to make a difference for...
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01/13/2017 at 22:44. Facebook
The people in this floating Cambodian village do not have land to live on so they live on the water. In spite of this, Neng, Lay and Sun have a grand time riding their wash basins to school.

Wishing you a fun and adventure-filled weekend!
Save the Children
01/13/2017 at 18:56. Facebook
3-year-old Khaled* smiles for the camera in his new rainproof jacket we provided at a refugee camp in Greece— but the harsh reality is that dozens of refugees are at risk of freezing to death in Europe following heavy snows and bitterly cold temperatures in Greece and the Balkans. We're distributing children’s winter boots, jackets, hats, scarves, rain ponchos and baby snowsuits. Here's how...
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Save the Children
01/12/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
On January 12, 2010, a massive 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck #Haiti, affecting an estimated 3 million people and destroying 5,000 schools. Our emergency response reached over 1 million children and adults through relief and recovery programs, including re-opening schools and making them better able to withstand disasters. These children in Port-au-Prince were so excited to return to their...
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01/12/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
5-year-old Amaya talks with her teacher, a mental health professional, at a Journey of Hope session with Save the Children. Journey of Hope is a community-based psychosocial program we designed to help children cope with difficult experiences, like the effects of natural disaster or the long-term impacts of growing up in poverty.

Now through February 28th, Build-A-Bear Foundation will match...
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Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men in every country, according to the UN. For #HumanTraffickingAwarenessDay, we're raising awareness for the millions of victims of trafficking around the world.

Learn how we're helping girls recover and rebuild their lives after experiencing the horrors of trafficking: [ Ow.ly Link ]

The Terrors of Child Trafficking

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Thanks to our community of Sponsors who help children all over the world imagine brighter futures through our #ChildSponsorship programs. Because of you, children in Mozambique are able to learn and feel safe in a classroom – two things every child deserves.
Dozens of refugees are at risk of freezing to death due to heavy snows and bitterly cold temperatures in Greece and the Balkans. Children like 2-year-old Rana* are without proper access to heat and shelter and are particularly vulnerable to hypothermia. Many are living in poorly equipped camps, in abandoned buildings, or on snow-filled streets. Learn about our response and how you can help: [...
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4-year old Sangay peeks out the door of her home. She attends a preschool we support in Bhutan, where we’re helping preschool teachers implement play-based learning activities to help set kids up for a better chance of success.

In a country where many children are falling behind even before completing the first grade, the new school activities give students the motivation to be present and...
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Pushpa, a nurse and midwife in Nepal, places a newborn baby in the arms of its grandmother.

After a prolonged and difficult labor, the baby was born at home with a blocked airway. Pushpa, who had just finished our newborn care training, was able to resuscitate the baby with newly acquired skills. It wasn't until her own complicated birthing experience motivated her to become a healthcare...
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How's your New Year's resolution coming? If you need some extra motivation to achieve your fitness goals this year, check out Charity Miles, which allows you to support children in need with each mile you walk, run or bike. Just select us as your organization of choice when you download the app and be sure to ask your friends and family to do the same! Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
This is what the future sounds like!

These little girls from a small village in Myanmar sing and dance at their new early childhood development center, supported by our #Partner4Children community! We worked closely with the public and government to build the center and train teachers in best practices and good nutrition. Now these girls have something to sing about!
Be a part of something incredible: join our international endurance program and make a difference for children!

Now's your chance to sign up for the 2017 South Beach Triathlon benefitting Save the Children. Visit [ Bit.ly Link ] to learn more.
When temperatures drop, children need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy. Young children are less likely to recognize when they are cold and more likely to lose body heat quickly due to their smaller size. Read our tips for keeping children safe in cold weather: [ Ow.ly Link ]