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Jun 28, 2016, 08:44 ET Jennifer Garner and Save the Children CEO Urge Support for Families Hit by Historic West Virginia Floods

 Following historic flooding that hit West Virginia last Thursday and Friday, Save the Children is helping families and communities assess...


Jun 22, 2016, 12:49 ET Save the Children Action Network Lauds House Passage of Bill to Make Early Learning More Accessible

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (H.R. 5170), bipartisan legislation that...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:53 ET World Refugee Day Finds Record Number of Children Displaced and in Danger

Today, on World Refugee Day, Carolyn Miles, Save the Children's President and CEO, released the following statement:   "A record 65 million...


Jun 15, 2016, 09:00 ET The Ice Age: Collision Course Herd Joins Save the Children to Help Families Stay Connected

In a new animated PSA, launched today by Save the Children and 20th Century Fox, the beloved Ice Age: Collision Course herd shows how ICE contact...


May 09, 2016, 15:13 ET Just Launched: Hard-Hitting Sequel to Viral Video Imagining the UK as Syria Released by Save the Children

 In recognition of the devastating impact that the refugee crisis is having on children, Save the Children just launched the sequel to its...


May 09, 2016, 13:01 ET Hard-Hitting Sequel To Viral Video Imagining The UK As Syria Released By Save The Children

 In recognition of the devastating impact that the refugee crisis is having on children, Save the Children is launching the sequel to its "Most...


May 05, 2016, 07:00 ET New National Poll Shows American Moms Resilient and Optimistic but Deeply Concerned about Modern Climate in Which They are Raising Children

 Today's American mom is resilient and optimistic but deeply concerned about the complexities of modern life and the environment in which she...


May 03, 2016, 00:01 ET What American Moms Want Most From Our Next President: Improve Education and Keep Our Kids Safe

 Harried but hopeful, American moms are worried about a host of issues affecting their children this election year, including declining moral...


Apr 22, 2016, 13:13 ET New Mother's Day Poll: What U.S. Moms Want from the Next President

 Mark Shriver, President of Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), and PSB pollster Mark Burles will preview the results of the new poll of...


Apr 20, 2016, 16:23 ET Save the Children Partners with the University of Michigan-Flint to Protect Young Children from Lead Poisoning

Young children are the most vulnerable to injury from lead, and yet a significant portion of the population in Flint may not be receiving critical...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:33 ET Children Pulled Alive from the Rubble after Ecuador's Worst Earthquake in Decades

Hundreds of children have reportedly been pulled out of the rubble alive by Ecuadorian authorities and local people, while thousands of families...


Apr 17, 2016, 20:04 ET Save the Children Responding to the Needs of Children and Families Affected by Earthquake in Ecuador

 Save the Children staff will be working in the days and weeks ahead to give support where we can to those most affected by this earthquake,...


Apr 17, 2016, 17:58 ET Save the Children Responding to Earthquake in Ecuador -- SPOKESPEOPLE AVAILABLE

 A magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck along the northwestern coast of Ecuador at approximately 7 pm local time in Ecuador on Saturday,...


Apr 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Kids Share Hearts, Hugs at NYC Build-A-Bear Workshop through Journey of Hope Program

 Build-A-Bear Workshop and Save the Children hosted 25 guests from Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services at the Build-A-Bear...


Mar 09, 2016, 08:00 ET 250,000 Children Living in Terror in Syria's Besieged Areas

 A new report from Save the Children reveals in shocking detail the horror of family life in cities and towns under siege in Syria. The report...


Mar 01, 2016, 14:25 ET Statement from Carolyn Miles on Fragile Cessation of Hostilities in Syria, and Five Years of Fighting

 In response to the recent limited cessation of hostilities in Syria during the past four days, Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the...


Feb 22, 2016, 11:43 ET Thousands of Children Affected by Cyclone Winston in Fiji Could Face Prolonged Stays in Evacuation Centers, Warns Save the Children

 As vital aid reaches communities devastated by Cyclone Winston, thousands of Fijians are left stranded in evacuation centers, uncertain about...


Feb 20, 2016, 20:12 ET Growing Fears for Remote Communities in Aftermath of Cyclone Winston as Monster Storm Finally Leaves Fiji

 Save the Children is bracing for the worst and a keeping focus on children's wellbeing as the scale of devastation emerges following the most...


Feb 20, 2016, 09:26 ET Families in Fiji Prepare for Impacts of Category 5 Cyclone Winston, Most Powerful Storm to Hit the Island Nation Since Records Began

 Cyclone Winston made landfall on the main island of Fiji today with estimated top win speeds of 195 miles per hour. It is thought to be the...


Feb 11, 2016, 13:51 ET Save the Children: Tens of thousands flee new surge in Syria violence

 Thousands of fleeing families continue to be trapped between border and conflict zone as fighting intensifies around the cities of Aleppo, in...


Feb 09, 2016, 08:00 ET American Households Not Prepared for Disasters, Not Confident That Children's Needs Will be Met

Today, the National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP) at Columbia University's Earth Institute releases results from its national survey of...


Dec 18, 2015, 10:14 ET Ethiopia Drought: Schools Closing, Livestock Dying, and Wells Drying Up

As a result of the severe drought in Ethiopia, thousands of women and children are currently spending up to six hours a day fetching clean water,...


Dec 07, 2015, 10:53 ET Ethiopia Drought: Save the Children Urges International Community to Heed Early Warnings of Looming Hunger Crisis

As a result of the worsening food crisis in Ethiopia caused by a severe drought related to El Nino, the Government of Ethiopia has announced today...


Oct 27, 2015, 00:01 ET Enrique Iglesias' "Heart" To Help Kids In Crises

Grammy Award-winning artist Enrique Iglesias has teamed up with Save the Children to launch a T-shirt promotion today to raise funds to help kids...


Oct 24, 2015, 15:48 ET El huracán Patricia sigue amenazando a las comunidades de difícil acceso en México

Save the Children monitorea la situación en Texas a medida que la tormenta se acerca a la frontera FAIRFIELD, Connecticut, 24 de...