Half a million children a year suffer abuse in the UK.

Children who are being abused are often too afraid to speak out or too young to understand what's happening. Almost 200 worried adults a day call our Helpline about children who desperately need us to protect them. 

With a call to our Helpline, the abuse a child is suffering can stop. Together, we can all play our part to keep children safe. 

This Childhood Day, will you donate to help answer the calls that can stop abuse? 

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Just now I heard the parent screaming and shouting and I heard them say, "Shut up, you ***" towards their 3-year-old son. This led to the boy crying constantly.

 

As well as the shouting, I’ve also heard loud banging noises, which sounds as though the parent may be kicking or throwing objects around. I’m losing sleep just thinking about it. It makes me sad and upset seeing the boy treated like this.

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How your donations make an impact

Around 90% of our funding comes from our supporters, helping us reach children across the UK.

Last year our Helpline responded to almost 67,000 calls from people worried about a child.

Young boy sitting on the stairs

Last year the NSPCC Helpline contacted agencies about 22,505 children to investigate abuse and neglect concerns – an average of 62 a day.

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We've agreed to stick to a strict set of codes and a fundraising promise, which means we treat our supporters and donors with respect, fairness and honesty and we are always clear about how we raise money

80p in every £1 we spend goes directly to helping children and young people. This includes working with children and families, our helplines, our Schools Service and child protection and awareness campaigns like PANTS. Read our Annual Report (PDF).

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*DISCLAIMER

This is a true story but names have been changed and photographs have been posed by models.

Your donation could go towards our therapeutic services, or it could help us fund services like our Helpline and Childline. Wherever the need is greatest, that’s where your donation will go.