Legendary Athletes, Save the Children Team Up to #SAVEWITHSPORTS

Save the Children has teamed up with some of the world’s greatest athletes and sports legends to give kids inspiring ways to stay active while they are home from school and unable to play the sports they love with the launch of #SAVEWITHSPORTS. Found on Instagram at @SavewithSports, this newly launched online destination features kid-friendly drills, pointers and fitness tips from a star-studded lineup. Among the talented array of #SAVEWITHSPORTS participants to date are: “World of Dance” judge Derek Hough, Gold Medal Olympian Shawn Johnson East along with her husband…

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Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Read To Archie On His First Birthday For Save The Children’s ‘Save With Stories’ Initiative To Raise Vital Funds For Coronavirus Appeal

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have marked their son Archie’s first birthday today by releasing a short film that shows Meghan reading him one of his favourite books, Duck! Rabbit!, to support Save the Children’s Save With Stories initiative, aimed at helping children hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis both here in the UK and around the world. The film, shot by Harry in California last weekend and posted on Save the Children’s Instagram account, shows Archie perched on his mother’s lap in a white t-shirt and nappy and…

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Save the Children Announces Press Fellowship Focused on Inequality in America

Save the Children has announced a press fellowship to support journalists covering inequality in America. Selected journalists will have embargoed access to a first-ever ranking of more than 2,600 U.S. counties, and all 50 states, on how well they protect and provide for their children, as well as exclusive briefings with experts and a $1,000 reporting grant. Journalists will participate remotely in an exclusive expert briefing the week of May 11, and will have early access to the data and report researchers, before it is launched in Save the Children’s…

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On National High Five Day, SC Johnson and Save the Children Launch #TheNextHighFive Challenge, Crowdsourcing a New High Five for the Next Generation

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we interact, we’re all looking for creative ways to connect, cope and care for each other. That’s why SC Johnson and Save the Children are joining forces with Astros Manager Dusty Baker to launch #TheNextHighFive Challenge to crowdsource a way to evolve the iconic high five into a non-contact celebration and show of appreciation for friends and family. #TheNextHighFive Challenge is looking for a new, touch-free way to celebrate each other, while equipping today’s children with personal hygiene skills for a…

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Save the Children Becomes First Nonprofit to be Certified Gender Fair

Gender Fair®, the world’s first consumer rating system for gender equality, announced today that Save the Children is Gender Fair-certified, making the global humanitarian organization the first nonprofit and first non-governmental organization (NGO) to achieve this designation. Gender Fair’s certification is based on a proprietary methodology derived from the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles. Gender Fair reviews and measures a company’s gender metrics across four categories – leadership, employee policies, advertising and philanthropy/purpose – and then calculates a gender equity score. Though most consumers (84 percent) expect companies to support women’s…

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