Hasbro’s Iconic PLAY-DOH Brand Launches Cans of Kindness Campaign in Partnership With Save the Children and Actress Eva Longoria

To mark this back to school season and honor educators, the iconic PLAY-DOH brand from global play and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc is launching Cans of Kindness, a global initiative to recognize and reward teachers that uplift, inspire and encourage children every day. PLAY-DOH is calling on consumers around the world to spotlight the teachers who have positively shaped their lives, contributed to their communities in incredible ways, and molded who they are today. PLAY-DOH will also spread Cans of Kindness, donating up to one million cans of PLAY-DOH compound…

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Net-A-Porter Partners with Gabriela Hearst for Two Week Handbag Initiative to Benefit Save the Children

NET-A-PORTER partners with Gabriela Hearst for an exclusive two week handbag initiative, to benefit Save the Children’s global relief efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The initiative will coincide with the global launch of the “BAEZ”, the latest in the line of the Gabriela Hearst handbag collections.  The new style bag will be available alongside the iconic NINA, DEMI, and DIANA bags and the hand knitted cashmere crossover shoulder bags for a limited two-week period on NET-A-PORTER from June 29th.  The BAEZ bag features a turnlock closure and signature rose…

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Childhood Under Lockdown: Poems from Children Across the World Capture Life During COVID-19

I’s been three months since the coronavirus pandemic was announced.  Billions of children’s lives have been turned upside down and never before have so many children been forced out of school.  To capture their experiences, Save the Children invited 15 children from 15 countries to write a poem about life under lockdown, sharing their hopes, fears, and how the pandemic has changed their lives.  From the United States, Italy, Peru, and Colombia to Gaza, Yemen, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, their poems bring to life the experiences…

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Save the Children’s 100 Days of Reading Campaign Supports Summer Learning, Kids in Rural America in Wake of COVID-19 Closures

Save the Children is launching its second annual summer reading campaign in the United States – Read a Story, Change Their Story. With this spring’s unprecedented, nationwide school closures due to coronavirus concerns, summer 2020 will be the longest of children’s lives. The 100-day campaign aims to curb summer learning loss while providing support and resources for kids growing up in rural America. 100 Days of Reading encourages all children, parents, teachers, librarians, caregivers and adults to log their summer reading minutes at SavetheChildren.org/READ through September 8, which also marks…

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Presents Save the Children With $2 Million to Support Kids Across Rural America During COVID-19

Aligned in a mission to serve others, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $2 million to Save the Children’s coronavirus response efforts across rural America, the nonprofit today announced. The gift will help ensure children continue to learn – and have access to nutritious foods – during nationwide school closures. Save the Children and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are committed to helping the most vulnerable children continue to learn and get the nutrition they need to keep bellies full and minds growing. “This tremendous gift from the Dollar…

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