June 20, 2018
Passports. Birth certificates. Cherished photographs. Beloved family members. Friends. Pets. Many people are forced to leave behind all these things and more when they are threatened and forced out from their homes and communities. But no matter what they leave behind, they all bring similar things with them wherever they go: Skills. Talents. Aspirations. Sadly, many... Read more
June 6, 2018
No matter what threatens children’s safety—from violence to natural disasters—Save the Children steps in to protect children and help them continue their educations. The IKEA Foundation has recently given Save the Children four emergency grants,... Read more
May 28, 2018
During emergencies, children need protection and support from well-trained humanitarian workers. To help this happen, the IKEA Foundation supports Save the Children’s work to give humanitarian professionals the tools they need to protect children when... Read more
May 23, 2018
Tomorrow is an exciting day for the winners of last year’s Climate Action Challenge! After months of designing inspirational and practical ways to fight climate change and help people cope with its effects, the winning... Read more
April 24, 2017
Recently IKEA Hong Kong and IKEA Japan visited programmes in Thailand, with two of our partners Special Olympics and Humanity and Inclusion. They got the unique opportunity to see how these partners use inclusive play to help children develop and grow new skills and abilities. Go to blog

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IKEA Foundation

In November 2017, we gave Save the Children a €500,000 grant to support their emergency response to the conflict in Yemen.

Their immediate work helped children like Ameen* fill their hungry tummies, through cash transfers, which enabled Amran's grandfather to buy food supplies.

“I am happy we have enough bread at home and I have food in my belly. I would like to thank the IKEA Foundation for their generous gift. People like us need help.” Says Ameen, six years old.

*name changed to protect identity.

With Save the Children Yemen.
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In November 2017, we gave Save the Children a €500,000 grant to  support their emergency response to the conflict in Yemen.  Their immediate work helped children like Ameen* fill their hungry tummies, through cash transfers, which enabled Amrans grandfather to buy food supplies.  “I am happy we have enough bread at home and I have food in my belly. I would like to thank the IKEA Foundation for their generous gift. People like us need help.” Says Ameen, six years old.  *name changed to protect identity.  With Save the Children Yemen.
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Play is fundamental to children’s wellbeing. When children can play, they learn new skills, become more social and are better able to cope with stress. Sadly, many children around the world lack safe spaces to play. That’s why our new in-store campaign has children’s right to play and develop at its heart. Read more
June 19, 2018
When people are forced to leave their homes, they have to leave most things behind. But no matter what they leave behind, they all bring three things with them ... View more films
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018)— World Resources Institute (WRI) announced a $2.3 million grant from the IKEA Foundation to bring clean electricity to a combined 1 million people in India and East Africa. The funding will help integrate affordable, reliable and clean electricity for all – an inaccessibility for more than 1.1 billion people worldwide. Many... Read more