The number of girls on the move at a record high – Pippi Longstocking supports vulnerable but courageous group

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first published book about Pippi Longstocking. To commemorate this jubilee, The Astrid Lindgren Company and Save the Children are launching the global campaign “Pippi of Today”, a collaboration to create awareness and raise money for Save the Children’s work for girls on the move. Many companies from all around the world are joining in on the international campaign “Pippi of Today”, which takes place in the Nordics, USA, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland among other places. Through limited edition…

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Save the Children Adds More Cryptocurrency Capability

Global humanitarian organization Save the Children have announced the relaunch of its cryptocurrency fundraising capability, they restarted it right in time for #BitcoinTuesday, (Dec. 3), which offers a cryptocurrency twist on Giving Tuesday, a day held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that encourages philanthropy. As part of this initiative, Save the Children is now able to accept multiple cryptocurrencies in an automated way through its website (www.savethechildren.org/bitcoin) including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Zcash (ZEC), Litecoin (LTC) and the Gemini Dollar (GUSD). Save the Children was the first…

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Gabriela Hearst And Mytheresa Launch Exclusive Capsule Collection To Mark Save The Children’s 100 Years

Save the Children Celebrity Cabinet Member and Board Trustee Gabriela Hearst and luxury fashion online retailer Mytheresa are launching an exclusive capsule collection to mark Save the Children’s centennial year. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the international humanitarian organization. Evoking the modern, chic and minimalist aesthetic of Gabriela Hearts’s epony­mous brand, the 18-piece collection comprises bold smoking suits, maxi-length dresses and skirts, and timeless coats and knitwear, making everyday elegance an effortless affair.  The ‘Mytheresa x Gabriela Hearst’ capsule  launched globally on Mytheresa on Sept. 25, 2019. “When Michael Kliger…

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Embed Protection of Civilians into UK National Security: Report

A new report published by RUSI and Save the Children calls for the UK to embed its commitment to the ‘Protection of Civilians’ into the strategies of the National Security Council and across Whitehall. Former Foreign Secretary Lord Hague urges UK Government to ’help reverse the current momentum towards disregard and deliberate targeting of civilians, seen in so many of today’s armed conflicts’. Drawing on insights from across the policy and practitioner communities, the report, entitled ‘The UK Strategy on Protection of Civilians’, argues that UK’s current revision of its…

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More Than 170 Million Minutes Logged in Save the Children’s Inaugural Summer Reading Campaign

In celebration of World Literacy Day, Save the Children is proud to announce its summer reading campaign exceeded its 100 million minutes goal in its first year. Read a Story, Change Their Story – 100 Days of Reading began on June 1, and encouraged all children, parents, teachers, librarians, caregivers and adults to log their summer reading minutes at SavetheChildren.org/READ. More than 170 million minutes were logged – the equivalent of more than 118,000 days of reading – resulting in significant support of Save the Children’s work to improve literacy…

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