Save the Children: Taking Action on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Charity Save the Children reaffirm their commitment to diversity with the following post below on their website: Save the Children reaffirms our unwavering commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, openly reflecting on and sharing the progress we have made, the work we have underway and the opportunities where we still have room to learn and grow. We shared our last DEI update in October, and will continue to do so on a quarterly basis. Save the Children envisions a world where every child gets the future they deserve. To achieve…

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Aid organizations call for safe and unhindered access to fight impact of hunger and conflict in 2021

With the United Nations estimating some 235 million people across the globe will be in need of life-saving support in 2021, it is vital that aid organizations have unhindered access to those most in need and humanitarian appeals are fully funded, Oxfam and five other aid organizations said today. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has launched the Global Humanitarian Overview, a projection of the humanitarian needs of people impacted by conflict, acute hunger and the devastating impact of COVID-19. The report estimates 35 billion US…

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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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