Save the Children is officialy 100 years old.
Pictured above is a very special lady and co-founder of Save the Children together with her sister, Dorothy Buxton. She was a woman way ahead of her times in her thinking and actions. To learn more about Eglantyne I recommend you listen to the Spectator podcast where Clare Mulley, author of “The Woman who Saved Children” gives a brilliant insight into this very special person. You can listen to it here by visiting the page and clicking on the podcast at the end of the small article.
For a more detailed insight into what Save the Children has achieved over the last 100 years please check out Our History Page
On 16th May 2019 at The Hague, in order to mark this centenary year in a way our founders would welcome , Save the Children launched their most ambitious global campaign to #StoptheWarOnChildren .
You can get involved by showing your support or joining in at https://stories.savethechildren.org.uk/fight-for-me/
Forty volunteers from Rossendale branch of Save the Children made short work of preparing and delivering 660 plates of strawberry scones and sponge cake to shops, schools and businesses in the Valley, adding nearly £2,000 to the charity’s fundraising efforts for this year. (read more…)
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For more information about Save the Children and its work please visit the official website of Save the Children UK