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1921: the Russian famine

The race against hunger brought us to Russia in 1921 where we brought in 600 tons worth of relief supplies during the major famine there. By the autumn of 1922, the Save the Children team were feeding over 300,000 children in Russia every day.

Today, we continue to save the lives of children around the world dying from hunger. Join our Race Against Hunger:


Read our other gold moments in the race against hunger:

1 August: Our race against hunger started in 1919

2 August:  “The child that is hungry must be fed”



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