Bring families together on your wedding day – and not just your own – by asking guests to make charitable donations to Save the Children
By asking your guests to donate to Save the Children instead of buying a wedding gift, you could give families living in some of the world’s toughest places a reason to celebrate.
Weddings bring families together, and every single day in Save the Children’s work around the world, they see how important that is.
This is the magical moment mum Grace* was reunited with her daughters Rebecca*, six, and Abi*, five, after violence in South Sudan tore them apart. They’d been separated for almost two years – Grace not knowing whether her little girls were alive or dead.
They were reunited by our family-tracing experts, who search, day and night, to bring families back together.
“I was so happy when Save the Children told me they had found my daughter,” Grace told us later. “I am so grateful. It is great work they are doing. And the children are so happy.”
This wonderful ending was made possible by the support of people like you – only because of their help could we track down Rebecca and Abi.
Their generosity paid for a Save the Children case officer in South Sudan to take Rebecca and Abi in a helicopter to meet their mum again. It means they can now look forward to a better future together.
Your special day, and the people you share it with, can help create more big moments for families like Grace’s.
Ask for donations as a gift on your wedding day and you’ll be helping children to survive, get protection when they’re in danger and have the chance to learn. And you’ll be bringing families together long after you’ve tied the knot.
That’s a feeling that lasts a lifetime.
If you’d like to make children and their families part of your wedding day, visit savethechildren.org.uk/wedding.