About Save The Children
About This Shop
Save The Children focus on four fundamental rights for children health, freedom from hunger, education and protection, we operate in over 52 countries worldwide and we are determined to make further, faster changes to the lives of children in the UK and around the world.
About 4500 people work for Save The Children here in the UK and in countries worldwide, this network allows us to respond quickly to emergency situations wherever they may strike. Over 9 million children a year die before reaching their fifth birthday, mostly from preventable illnesses, out work aims to come up with long lasting solutions and to research and understand the causes and reasons behind this suffering.
In the UK 3.9 million children are living in poverty , they have shorter life-expectancy than their peers, were stepping up our campaign to end child poverty in the UK.
A huge amount is known about how to save children’s lives, we provide direct help when and where it matters and this is something we are very proud of.
Save The Children has over 140 high street charity shops across the UK and we raise over £ 7 million pounds per year through these shops and they are a vital part of our fund raising activities. We offer a broad range of items including some new goods eg, gifts and greeting cards, and a vast range of donated goods, clothes, household items, books music, footwear, handbags ect. We also have three specialist shops, a dedicated Books store in Penrith, and two dedicated children’s shops in Derby and Tunbridge Wells called “ Magic Attic “ .