The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Save the Children is a leading international nonprofit children's humanitarian and development organization. Its mission is to provide lasting positive change in the lives of children in need. Our nationally recognized Web of Support after-school initiative provides children and youth with safe places, constructive activities and caring adults to guide them away from risky behaviors and towards a promising future of academic and personal growth.
Save the Children supports a holistic approach to child development. Our programs in the U.S. focus on academic and cultural education, mental and physical health, teen leadership, social behavior and self-esteem. We recognize and believe in the power of young adults to be leaders and agents of change and cultivate this potential.