Celebrity Supporters

Our celebrity supporters visit our projects, promote our campaigns and work tirelessly to help us get our message heard. Thanks to their work both in the UK and abroad, we're able to help many more children fulfil their potential.

Our artists and ambassadors

Ashley Jensen

Ashley Jensen has been a Save the Children supporter since 2011, lending her voice to our fundraising appeals and media campaigns. Ashley has also visited our projects in India and Tanzania. Find out more.

Dom Joly

Dom Joly has been a tireless supporter of our Syria campaign, visiting children in refugee camps in Jordan and promoting our fundraising events in the UK. Find out more.

Erin O'Connor

World-famous supermodel Erin O'Connor has travelled to India to highlight our health programmes and uses her Twitter presence to promote our campaigns. Find out more.

Helen Fielding

Helen Fielding generously donated part of the rights to her first novel to Save the Children and has been a dedicated supporter of our campaigns and events. Find out more.

Isla Fisher

Actress Isla Fisher has starred in hit films including Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. Isla helped launch our breastfeeding campaign in 2013, travelling to Brazil to see how the country has reduced infant deaths. Find out more.

Joely Richardson

Actress Joely Richardson is best known for her roles in TV series The Tudors and Nip/Tuck, amongst others. Joely helped launch our family planning programme in Ethiopia, travelling to meet girls affected by early marriage. Find out more.

Karen Elson

Karen Elson joined Save the Children as an ambassador in 2014 and has since supported our No Child Born To Die healthcare campaign, our Syria Crisis Appeal and Action/2015. Find out more.

Mariella Frostrup

Mariella Frostrup is Save the Children UK’s Gender Ambassador. As a well-respected journalist, broadcaster and advocate, Mariella is committed to the cause of gender equality and creating a better future for children around the world. Find out more.

Quadruple Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah recently issued an urgent plea for help in support of our East Africa Food Crisis Appeal.

Quadruple Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah recently issued an urgent plea for help in support of our East Africa Food Crisis Appeal.

Mary Portas

Mary Portas is Save the Children's Retail Ambassador. Her vision for a new kind of charity shopping developed into our successful chain of Mary's Living and Giving Shops, and she was instrumental in launching our Fashion Saves Lives 2015 project. Find out more.

Former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo is an internationally renowned children’s author. As our Special Ambassador for Literature, Michael Morpurgo has spent time discussing child rights with children in Gaza. Find out more.

Myleene Klass

Myleene Klass is a musician, TV and radio presenter, businesswoman and model. Myleene joined Save the Children as an ambassador in January 2012. She supports our work to stop children dying from preventable illnesses. Find out more.

Naomie Harris

Critically-acclaimed actress Naomie Harris starred in such great films as the Nelson Mandela biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Naomie has been a Save the Children ambassador for women and children's rights since 2013. Find out more.

British actress Naomie Harris visited Save the Children's Hlayisanani Day Care Centre in the informal settlement of Setswetla in Alexandra Township, South Africa.

British actress Naomie Harris visited Save the Children's Hlayisanani Day Care Centre in the informal settlement of Setswetla in Alexandra Township, South Africa.

Natasha Kaplinsky

Natasha Kaplinsky is one of the UK's best-known broadcasters. She has campaigned tirelessly for Save the Children, visiting our programmes around the world, including in India, Sierra Leone, Jordan and Mozambique. Find out more.

Paul O'Grady

Paul O'Grady has been a Save the Children ambassador since 2008. As well as helping highlight our work with orphaned children living with HIV in South Africa, Paul has also championed what we do to support families here in the UK. Find out more.

Poppy Delevingne

Top British Model Poppy Delevingne has been a Save the Children Ambassador since September 2015. She recently visited the Democratic Republic of Congo. Find out more.

Samantha Cameron

Samantha Cameron joined Save the Children as an ambassador for our No Child Born to Die campaign in 2011. She has hosted events at 10 Downing Street, led the launch of our Born to Walk Tall campaign and visited our projects at home and abroad. Find out more.

Sir Mo Farah

Top British Athlete and two-time Olympic gold medallist, Sir Mo Farah, has been a Save the Children Ambassador since January 2017. Find out more.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Chart-topping singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor fronted our Christmas Jumper Day 2017 campaign, visiting Delhi and Rajasthan to meet children and families involved in our projects. She became a Save the Children ambassador in early 2018. Find out more.

David Walliams reads extracts of his books to Sacred Heart Primary School in Clapham.

High-profile supporters

We’re lucky to have the support of many people.