Save the Children Federation, Inc., commonly known as Save the Children USA, is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of children in the United States of America and around the world. Their headquarters is located in Westport, CT 06880.Save the Children USA was formed in 1932 to help children in the Appalachian mountains during the Great Depression, and modeled on the Save the Children Fund which had been established in Britain in 1919.In 1998, Save the Children USA was involved in a scandal that was investigated by the Chicago Tribune. The investigation uncovered two dozen donors were making contributions to dead children. The scandal resulted in the dismissal of an employee that was based in Mali.
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