Fashion Icon Tommy Hilfiger to be Honored at Save the Children’s Centennial Celebration in New York; James Taylor to Perform at Save the Children’s Centennial Celebration on the West Coast, Hosted by Jennifer Garner

Save the Children, the international humanitarian organization have announced that Jennifer Garner will host its “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” event on October 2 in Beverly Hills, with a special performance by five-time Grammy Award winner James Taylor. Tommy Hilfiger, founder of Tommy Hilfiger, will be honored at “The Centennial Gala: Changing The World for Children” gala in New York City on September 12. To help celebrate the night in New York, chef and humanitarian José Andrés will create a special dessert for guests to enjoy. As previously announced, the two events are a culmination…

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Small Steps to help Preschoolers make Giant Leaps in Learning on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking the first steps on the moon on July 20th, Save the Children offers small moon-themed steps parents can do to help their preschoolers take leaps in learning this summer.  “Play is essential to child development. Children learn through fun, engaging and meaningful experiences,” said Romilla Karnati, Advisor, Early Childhood Care and Development for Save the Children. “With all of the buzz around the celebration of this milestone, parents can use this as an opportunity to play with…

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Pocket-sized Innovation, Giant Impact: New App and Online System Launches in South Sudan to Support Most Vulnerable Children

A new online database and application designed to better protect children in emergencies is today being launched in Juba by UNICEF, Save the Children and a network of child protection organizations. Developed globally but customized for South Sudan, the app contains a database of child protection cases, which frontline case workers can update and monitor in real time, removing the need for paper-based work while in the field. This innovation will drastically reduce administration time, giving case managers more time to dedicate to supporting vulnerable children. The application has the…

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Save the Children Announces $1.5 Million Grant from GSK to Enhance Disaster Relief

Save the Children is pleased to announce that global healthcare company GSK will donate $1.5 million over three years to help enhance the global nonprofit’s ability to respond to disasters in the United States. The donation is aimed at maximizing the impact of Save the Children’s critical work, including helping to mobilize rapid responses to help children affected by natural disasters, strengthen the capacity of staff and volunteers and increase its efficiency through data system improvements. The announcement comes in the lead up to June 1, the official start of…

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Save the Children Launches New Centennial Initiatives in Collaboration with Global Corporate Partners

Save the Children have announced new details around its 100th anniversary, inclusive of new private sector partnerships in cause marketing, consumer promotions and co-created products to increase awareness, drive engagement and raise funds for the organization’s work to support the most marginalized and deprived children in the United States and around the world.  During its Centennial year, Save the Children is cultivating unique collaborations and developing strategic partnerships with corporations that share its vision of investing in childhood to address the complex global development challenges facing children, their families and…

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