The Safe Kids Worldwide network of member countries met for a global gathering in Finland to share ideas, issues and challenges in advance of the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

Kate Carr

 Here are three gifs that I think will make you smile. Add your captions in the Facebook comments below and we will give a shout out to the winners in our next message. Let's have some fun!

UN Goals Logo

Today is International Walk to School Day, a day when we’re all focused on making sure our kids get to school safely. It’s become bigger and bigger each year – and with good reason, since road traffic injuries are the number one killer of kids ages 5 to 19 in the U.S. and around the world. Now, just in time for Walk to School Day, the United Nations did something that’s incredibly important for our children – and for all of us. For the first time, the UN approved worldwide goals that include targets for reducing deaths and injuries on our roads!

Fire Prevention Week 2015

Hear the beep where you sleep.

 INTERNATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY 2015

Every year, on the first Wednesday of October, schools around the world celebrate International Walk to School Day. For the past 16 years, Safe Kids has teamed up with FedEx to host events in celebration of this day to teach children how to walk to school safely. We hope your kids get to attend one of these great events. But, if they don’t, it’s still an important time to talk to them about how to walk safely. In the United States alone, 44 children are hit by a car every day. We’ve created some helpful, and fun, items below to help you teach your kids how to walk safely.

Clifford book blog

We worked with FedEx to develop a special pedestrian safety book, Clifford Takes a Walk. In the book, Clifford and his friends learn how to walk safely. In celebration of International Walk to School Day, we’re offering classrooms a chance to win 100 books for their school.

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a Federal Employee? If so, please consider selecting Safe Kids Worldwide to receive donations through the Combined Federal Campaign.

Daisy

 I hope my story encourages parents to always buckle up their kids regardless of the situation. You don’t want to feel the pain or grief I am going through. The sadness is overwhelming, even after a year. 

Registering your car seat

So no more guessing about recalls. We all have other things to worry about. No fuss, no muss. Complete and mail the registration card – it’s a small, but important step in making sure your child is riding as safely as possible.   

recalls blog 2015

Following the largest car seat recall in U.S. history last year, Safe Kids wants you to know how to protect your child.

So to help families brush up on their walking safety skills, Safe Kids and FedEx teamed up to bring you seven tips in the form of a fun, interactive infographic. In less than five minutes, you can learn how to cross the road more safely for a lifetime. And it's fun. 

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