8 September 2022 - United Kingdom

SAVE THE CHILDREN IS DEVASTATED TO HEAR OF THE DEATH OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

LONDON, UK, 8 September 2022 - Gwen Hines, Chief Executive of Save the Children UK, said: “We are enormously honoured and grateful that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth served as our Patron from 1952 to 2017. During her 65 years as Patron she made an invaluable contribution to building a better world for children. Her passion and dedication will never be forgotten.

“She inspired thousands of supporters, volunteers and staff, and highlighted the lives and needs of some of the most disadvantaged children.

“We send our deepest condolences to our Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, and the whole Royal Family.”

ENDS

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