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Give a child a mother this Mother's Day

Mother and child at Basse, The Gambia

With SOS Children, tens of thousands of orphaned and abandoned children are cared for by SOS Mothers in SOS Villages all around the world. These inspirational women raise a generation of children, giving them the love and security they need for a happy childhood and preparing them for an independent adult life. Read more about SOS Mothers…

Instead of giving a traditional gift this Mother’s Day, why not consider donating to SOS Children and helping us train and equip an SOS Mother to look after children who are completely alone? You can give this unique gift to your own mother this Mother’s Day, or to someone special in your life at any time of year.

£20 a month will enable an SOS Mother to provide for her family

If you can make a regular commitment to our work, £20 a month will help provide a child with a new home and an SOS Mother who can look after them, as well as the education and medical care they need until they are fully grown adults. Your monthly donation to an SOS Children’s Village will help us continue this work in one of 125 countries, providing a family for life for thousands of vulnerable children.

Start sponsoring a Village now

Many people prefer to sponsor a child instead of a Village. Read more about child sponsorship…

A one-off donation will help us train SOS Mothers

It costs around £120 to provide a month's training for an SOS Mother. Find out what makes an SOS Mother special…

A one-off donation, however big or small, can help us provide initial and ongoing training for women who have chosen to become SOS Mothers. The love and care they provide plays a key role in helping children recover from a traumatic start in life and settle into a new family. Your donation will help these women give one of the most important gifts a lone child can receive

Donate now to help SOS Mothers

However you choose to support us, your gift will help children get the start in life they need by giving them a loving mother and a stable family environment in which to grow up.

Mother’s day ecards

We also have a host of free ecards for you to choose from. Send an ecard this Mother's Day…

Make your own Mother's Day card

Surprise your mum with a custom-made card this Mother's Day. Use our template and get creative...


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