Support Save the Children’s Emergency Response Efforts
As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds, Discovery’s family of networks are committed to helping children impacted by its ripple effects, including increased hunger for millions of children globally.
In partnership with
Food Network's Chef Katlego and Chef Nti host a "Cook Off" with Save the Children South Africa
Save the Children and Discovery RISE are working together to protect education through our Safe Back to School campaign, particularly those children whose education and livelihood has been dramatically affect by both the pandemic and their backgrounds.
Change Drivers: Time To Act
Discovery introduces: Change Drivers, a new video series telling the story of people who dedicate their lives for making a difference in the world. Each of them is tackling a different problem that today's society is facing but all with one commonality: passion.
Say It With Stories This Mandela Day
This Mandela Day, Discovery RISE is taking over Discovery Family (channel 136) and Real Time (channel 155) on DStv, with #SavewithStoriesSA relaunching across the channels. Families can tune in on 17th/18th, and 24th/25th July to see South African personalities such as Stacey Fru and Jean de Villiers reading children’s story books out loud.
Don't Let School Children Fall Behind
We are facing a global education emergency. Discovery and Save the Children work together to ensure children have the learning resources they need to succeed.
Provide relief for families living with hunger
Food insecurity is a global epidemic. Discovery and its partners work to help end childhood hunger by giving families access to the food they need now and effect policy change for generations.
Help provide basic human needs to families affected by natural disasters
Many people around the world are vulnerable to natural disasters but underprivileged communities are particularly at risk to emergency situations such as hurricanes, floods and wildfires. In times of crisis, Discovery responds in times of disaster and crisis around the world to raise awareness and connect our audiences with organizations who provide hands-on support to rebuild communities.
HELP FAMILIES IN NEED DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS
Coronavirus knows no borders. Life has been turned upside down for everyone in the struggle to contain the virus. Trusted caregivers are under immense pressure. And children are feeling this too. But there is something you can do to help those affected across South Africa. You can help a child continue their education, protect children in unsafe households, and support families who have lost their income.
Discovery Committed to Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put forth by the United Nations is a call to action to end poverty, improve health and education, reduce inequality, increase economic opportunity and preserve our natural resources. Discovery’s RISE program supports this framework for people and the planet and is committed to implementing these goals through our mission to Reduce Inequality and Support Empowerment.
WE STAND TOGETHER IN SOLIDARITY AGAINST RACISM AND VIOLENCE
Discovery is proud to support organizations like Save the Children and others fighting to Reduce Inequality and Support Empowerment. Our partners at Save the Children reach hundreds of millions of children every year, promoting racial equity and ensuring children have access to the learning and resources they need to succeed in school and life – empowering future generations today.
Reducing Inequality and Supporting Empowerment
Our world is facing unprecedented challenges: a global pandemic; unprecedented food insecurity, social and racial inequality, climate change and emergency situations at every turn. It can be overwhelming to figure out how you can help or even where to start.
Discovery RISE connects our audiences with opportunities to turn compassion into impact, with trusted non-profit partners who specialize in tackling the existential threats of our day and creating meaningful change.
Through a holistic, local, regional and global approach, we help alleviate hunger, protect the planet, support equity, respond to disasters and provide the resources people need to thrive. Together, we multiply our impact. Together, we RISE.
Support Save the Children’s Emergency Response Efforts
Our RISE partner, Save the Children, is on the ground in Ukraine and around the world, providing immediate, life-saving humanitarian aid to children who need it most. Your donation to the Children’s Emergency Fund jumpstarts humanitarian responses, helping Save the Children scale up and prepare when all signs point to an imminent threat to children’s lives and wellbeing.
Together, we can protect the lives of children in the world’s most fragile contexts.
Our Global Impact
Where We RISE
We’re making an impact in 22 countries with the most need - and in the places where Discovery employees live and work.
We're working with Save the Children and local partners to help families at the US-Mexico border by supplying food, blankets, hygiene, medical care and mental health support prior to their onward travel to host families in the US.
We're working with Save the Children to support the UK's most vulnerable families by providing household and learning essentials, such as books, educational toys and beds.
We're working with Save the Children on a variety of issues including child protection and disaster risk reduction.