Afghan children have known nothing but conflict their entire lives.
Right now, the situation for children in Afghanistan is dire, with at least 75,000 having had to flee their homes in the last months amid escalating violence. Even before the Taliban takeover, Afghanistan was crippled by hunger and poverty; as COVID-19, conflict, and drought combined to create a food crisis of a scale not previously seen.
Save the Children has been helping in Afghanistan for over 40 years, and we’re not going to stop now.
As the United States begins welcoming newly arriving Afghan refugees, Save the Children has mobilized to meet their most urgent needs. We are also urging the U.S. and other countries to continue to support safe access for humanitarians to deliver aid.
Let’s bring our friends and family together and fundraise for the children of Afghanistan. We’re stronger together!
$2,632.29 of $15,000.00 Goal
2 - Jasmin Marton ($126.65)
3 - Celeste Lam ($100.00)
4 - Jamie Lam ($50.00)
5 - Nila & John Clark ($50.00)
6 - Erik Butke ($25.00)
7 - My Tran Santos ($25.00)
8 - Lynsey Dear ($25.00)
9 - Jon Greany ($25.00)
10 - Manuela Rodriguez ($15.00)
Why we fundraise
The Bike RunnerToldeo, OH
Alan Thompson, 67, is completing a fundraiser riding around the perimeter of the United States. Thompson said, "I've had my fair share of adventure in life, so the main purpose here is to generate funds for Habitat For Humanity and Save the Children. If I can do that, then it will be an effort well intentioned and spent." You are our hero, Alan!
Swim Teams Dive in to Help NepalWestport, CT
Within one month of the deadly 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the Staples High School Varsity Swim Team and The Westport Water Rats dove in to help. By creating the "Swim for Nepal," a five-hour swim event, they were able to raise over $43,000 to benefit Save the Children’s relief efforts there. More than 175 swimmers, ranging in age from 6 to 18, took part. The "Swim for Nepal" remains one of the most successful school fundraisers in our history.